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LAC Mentor

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Full time Looked After Child (LAC) Mentor required for a Salford Secondary school from Easter 2019 till the end of the academic year.

Teaching Personnel are working with a developing Secondary school based in the heart of Salford to recruit an experience LAC Mentor to work with identified pupils at Key Stages 3 & 4. If you are seeking a challenging new opportunity to work with vulnerable young people then please see below for further information.

  • Full time LAC Mentor required from Easter 2019 till the end of the academic year.
  • Opportunity to work with hard to reach young people.
  • Must have previous experience working within a support capacity to be considered.
  • Earn up to £85 per day.

This diverse school has a higher than average rate of SEN alongside Pupil Premium, with just over 700 pupils on roll, aged 11-16, there is ongoing SEN training provided for all members of due to the high levels of identified pupils. You can expect to join a devoted staff team, working under the guidance of senior leadership and the SEND team.

"We believe that well-trained and well informed staff is the building block of a successful happy inclusive school. SEND training for staff should be an ongoing programme to ensure that staffs are up to date with the latest developments in SEND and the SENCO is designing such a programme for the coming school year."

  • Provide day to day classroom support to pupils on a 1:1 or in small groups establishing good rapports with pupils, acting as a role model and acting on all needs as required.
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Help to plan lessons by preparing materials and resources.
  • Have the confidence to address conflict and challenging behaviour.

The school can be easily accessed via the M60 (East Lancashire Road) and the surrounding areas. Salford also has an abundance of public transport options with links across Greater Manchester.

If you wish to be considered for this exciting opportunity then please forward an up to date CV via the links provided below or contact the Manchester Secondary Branch for further information.

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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