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Full time SEN support worker job Plymouth

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently looking for great new candidates to take on the role of Learning Mentor, within an SEN school based in Plymouth.

This role is perfect for candidates with backgrounds in:

  • Outdoor Education
  • Youth Work
  • Health care
  • Care work
  • Sports coaching

If you feel that you have good experience in one or more of these areas?

Then we encourage you to apply!

About the role:

A Plymouth based SEN school is currently looking to recruit new Learning Mentors for their February intake. The learning mentor, similar to a teaching assistant, is there to support the daily progress and work of the student. However in this exciting role, you will not only be responsible for the 1:1 support during class work, but during the days planned activities. These could include swimming, climbing, trampolining, outdoor walks, libraries and much more. With you being the primary support role, you will carefully plan what activities will benefit your student's social and educational progress.

Successful Candidates:

  • Good relevant experience in SEN and backgrounds
  • Good behavioural management skills
  • Patient and empathetic
  • Full Clean UK Driving license
  • Preferably NVQ level 3 in a relevant topic

What you get in return:

  • Competitive daily rates - Payed on a weekly basis. Skills, experience, flexibility and availability considered.
  • Become a member of an excellent network which offers connections to many other schools and opportunities.
  • Teaching Personnel's CPD Academy - Your Continuous Professional Development
  • myTP - A great digital service where all your admin is in one place (Payslips, diary, etc.)
  • Safe working practice - Looking after you
  • Excellence in Education Awards - recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools
  • TP Tokens - Support towards national children and educational charities
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In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of £44, plus an annual subscription fee of £13 for the Update Service.

If you hold experience working with children or young people and want take the next step in building a career in an exciting and rewarding area of education, please contact Ethan on the details below or email your CV and a covering letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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