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Learning Mentor Needed

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Job description

Are you looking to start a job which is fresh, exciting, outdoors and different everyday?

We have a school based in Plymouth which is looking for learning mentors that can carry out exciting daily tasks and engage with their student through different learning methods and activities.

If you feel that you have a relevant background working with people or students in;

  • The outdoors
  • Health care
  • Youth work
  • Support work
  • Education

Then this could be a fantastic opportunity for you to start a great new career.

What is a Learning Mentor?

  • 1:1 or small group teaching assistant role, working with a pupil who has challenging behaviour or SEN.
  • Offering support to the student during lessons in term times.
  • Full time position from February 2019 until further consideration.
  • Working in an alternative SEN School
  • Monday to Friday work, 8:30am-4:30pm (Term times only)
  • Working with teachers to aid learning with student school work
  • Carrying out exciting trips with students - outdoors, swimming, Learning outside the classroom.
  • Making a difference on a daily basis, creating great relationships with students and staff.

Successful Learning Mentor:

  • Will have previous experience of working with children and young adults
  • Will have a positive attitude and engages with tasks
  • Will be calm and relaxed in approach, able to dynamically change to the students needs
  • Will have a clean Full UK Driving license. If not, access to public transport is needed.
  • NVQ Level 3 qualification or higher

Why work for Teaching Personnel?

  • A competitive daily rate!
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
  • An opportunity to work within a wide network of other mainstream and SEN schools.
  • Support and help from our team, throughout your job.
  • myTP an online service where you can find everything you need - Payslips, Diary, etc.
  • Don't forget to follow our Facebook page for the latest job posts and the chance to win Prizes!

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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