Youth Mentor

Location: Nottingham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: youth work ng1
Salary: £83 - 90 per day
Job Published: 19 days ago

Learning Mentor Position

Protocol Education is seeking Learning Mentors to support children with social, emotional, mental health (SEMH), and special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in a primary school located in Nottingham. 

This primary school also offers alternative provision for students with SEND and SEMH who cannot access mainstream education for various reasons. As a Mentor/Support Worker, you will assist with their specific SEMH and SEND needs, well-being, and academic development within a structured and adapted curriculum. Most students have Educational Health Care Plans (EHCPs), and you will play a key role in helping them achieve their targets. This includes creating purposeful, engaging, and enjoyable activities and lessons that appropriately challenge each student.

The school is looking for candidates with previous experience in educational or supportive roles such as support worker, youth worker, teaching assistant, carer, intervention specialist, or tutor. They are also interested in individuals with backgrounds in the military, prison services, counseling, or sports coaching.

This position is ideal for those seeking classroom experience before pursuing a teaching career or for graduates looking for a significant career change.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the staff team, particularly teachers, to contribute to students' EHCPs and meet their academic and social needs.
  • Plan and deliver interventions alongside the teacher.
  • Support behavior management to ensure a constructive and positive environment.
  • Collect and drop off students as required.
  • De-escalate classroom situations appropriately, adhering to safeguarding procedures.
  • Report any safeguarding concerns following the school's referral procedures and policies.

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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