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Learning Mentor

Salford, UK

£1200 - £1625 per month


Are you qualified in youth work and are looking to make a transition into working within secondary education? Do you wish to pursue a career supporting hard to reach young people and help them overcome barriers to learning? If so, please see the details below for this exciting Learning Mentor position, required from September 2019 for a Salford based secondary school.

The Headteacher and SENCO are seeking a resilient Learning Mentor to join a highly successful support department which works with identified pupils across Key Stages 3 & 4 providing targeted support to those who require it most. As the incoming Learning Mentor you will be working with pupils on the brink of exclusion, hard to reach students and vulnerable learners who require additional support to overcome the barriers within education in terms of learning and development.

- Earn up to £325+ per week.

- Working on a one-to-one intervention and small group basis, ensuring learners are engaged during sessions.

- Supporting independent learning within the inclusion unit.

- Gain valuable practical experience for those looking to transition into working in SEN provisions

- Commencing September 2019.

The school was established in 2001 and has since been a beacon within the local community, and is situated across two grounds. There has also been extensive refurbishing of classrooms, learning spaces and support units. Pupils can benefit from excellent provisions for learning, including state of the art IT resources with access to modern facilities.

The school is heavily over oversubscribed and currently serves a cohort of just over 1000 pupils aged 11-16, and is located in Salford. The school also has an internal inclusion unit, in which students who regularly display challenging behaviour can be supported by a pastoral care team and able to learn at the same pace as their peers. Salford can be accessed via the M60/A580 (East Lancashire Road) and there are numerous public transport links readily available from the surrounding areas; Bury, Bolton and Wigan.

"We currently have a large pastoral team with qualified youth work specialists and Learning Mentors, but would like to add another from September to provide additional support to a number of key students. The ideal Learning Mentor will have previous experience working with disengaged and disadvantaged youths in either an educational or community setting."

If you would like to register your interest and gain further information on this position, please call the number provided. For those wishing to apply, please send an up to date CV highlighting all experience via the links provided below or contact the Manchester West Secondary Office directly.

Posted 8 days ago

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