Teaching Assistant - SEND Learning Mentor

Location: Amersham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: Kite Ridge HP10
Salary: Competitive
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Role: SEND Learning Mentor

Job Type: Full Time (Part Time Positions Available)

Location: Amersham 

Pay: £77 - £90 per day + £50 Referral + PAYE 

School Type: Specialist Secondary PRU

Protocol Education are recruiting for a Learning Mentor for a Specialist Secondary PRU School in High Wycombe. The school prides itself on being a successful school where children are at the centre of what they do and they are looking for someone to join their supportive, warm and welcoming school. As a learning mentor you will mostly be working alongside the class teacher to provide support to the children and in many cases on a 1:1 basis. The needs of the children can vary and have a range of diagnosed conditions, severe learning difficultes and challenging behaviors

The School

This Specialist Secondary PRU, is a therapeutic setting for young people up to 19 years old, who have been or were at risk of exclusion from a special school due to a presentation of behaviour that challenges those organisations. In many ways, the school is a unique educational setting. They take a holistic biopsychosocial model of behaviours that challenge to address the causes of behaviour with the aim of reducing their duration, severity, and frequency. 

Experience in a school setting isn't essential and someone with transferable skills would be accepted. The school are looking for someone who has a calm and reassuring nature and who is adaptable and flexible. Applicants that are a Psychology Graduate, Drama Graduate, Youth Worker, Sports Coach and more would be perfect for this role.

The Role;

  • To work alongside the class teacher in supporting children with their learning
  • To manage the behaviour of pupils whilst they undertake their work and ensuring a constructive and positive environment is always enforced
  • De-escalating situations within the classroom in the correct way certifying safeguarding procedures are always adhered
  • Carrying out small group work and working with children with additional needs
  • Reporting any safeguarding concerns using the school’s referral procedures and safeguarding policies.

The Candidate;

  • Someone who truly cares for the education of children and thrives in a fast paced environment
  • A person who has a passion for making a difference to the lives of children
  • Someone who has a calm and reassuring nature
  • A positive attitude and a flexible and enthusiastic approach to their work
  • To have emotional resilience to work with challneging behaviors

What you can expect from Protocol Education;

  • An extremely competitive pay rate
  • Weekly pay which is paid through PAYE (No hidden umbrella costs)
  • Social events, opportunity to network with other educational staff
  • £50 bonus if you refer a friend to Protocol!

If this is the role for you, apply today! Submit your CV below or email Abi at abigail.king@protocol-education.com

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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