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Learning Mentor

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Learning Mentor

Flexible Learning Mentor required for a Secondary School based on the outskirts of Wigan, Orrell.

Immediate start dates available for experienced staff members who have worked in roles supporting students of the age range 11-16 or similar. Employment for the roles will start on a temporary basis however there will be opportunity for further employment following the initial temporary period.

If you have experience working with young people, supporting with their teaching and learning across the subject board then please see the details below;

  • Temporary, flexible Learning Mentors required for a secondary school based in Wigan.
  • Previous experience working with young people within an educational capacity is highly desirable.
  • Opportunity to work within a supportive school where the outcome for their students is a top priority.
  • Competitive rates of pay.

The incoming Learning Mentors can expect to be fully supported through CPD training programmes including; Team Teach, Becoming a Cover Supervisor, Effective Behaviour Management and Effective Differentiation for SEN Pupils.

In addition to the ability to perform the duties expected for the Learning Mentor role, an understanding of the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children will need to be demonstrated;

  • Motivation to work with young people.
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with young people in your care.
  • Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours and attitudes with all levels of learners.
  • Flexibility to implement agreed learning activities/teaching in a range of subjects across the school board.
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young people you are responsible for or come into contact with.

You will be joining a school that aims to help pupils to achieve their full academic potential while offering all pupils equality of opportunity in learning, regardless of gender or special educational needs, while preventing racial discrimination and prejudice.

Located on the outskirts of Wigan town centre this school is easily accessible from the surrounding areas of Ashton-in-Makerfield, Golborne and Tyldesley via the M6 motorway. There are also direct transport links from Wigan town centre.

If you wish to be considered for this position please send an up to date CV via the link provided 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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