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Primary SEN Learning Mentor

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Job description

Do you have a background in?

  • Mental Health
  • Outdoor pursuits
  • Sports coaching
  • Youth work
  • Health care
  • Education

If you have a background in one or more of the above subjects, then the Learning Mentor job could be for you!

About the role:

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for ideal candidates to work in an SEN Primary school in Plymouth. With an ideal start date possibly after the Easter holiday, this Plymouth based school is looking for the right candidate to work as a learning mentor in their SEN provision.

Your role would entail working on a 1:1/small group basis, supporting the development of learning. You would work closely with teachers, so that you can create exciting tasks and activities on topics the students are studying. Accompanying this you will also take your student on fun, exciting activities which will aid learning and also help their social/emotional development. In this role you will be required to work off site from the school so a car is essential. Also having experience of working outside of school with students is preferable. You will need to be able to plan an effective day and timetable around your student, as well as managing health and safety risks and following safeguarding requirements.

This role will work on a full time or supply basis, Monday to Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm. Term time only.

Successful candidates:

  • Relevant experience in SEN and education
  • A background in one of the desired fields
  • Enthusiastic and engaging
  • A desire to learn more
  • Ideally an NVQ Level 3 or higher in a relevant subject
  • Calm and patient manner
  • UK Full clean driving license

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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