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Job description

Do you want to get into Education as a career?

Do you have a sports background?

Do you like a challenge?

SEMH Schools in Manchester are looking for an individual who thrives under pressure, loves to challenge themselves and who can be a perfect role model for pupils who are going down the wrong path.

The schools are in search of Youth Support Mentors to work with children who have challenging behaviours and social/emotional difficulties. This role will be challenging but highly rewarding seeing the difference you are making to these young peoples lives.

You will work onsite and offsite as both a Teaching Assistant and Sports Coordinator. Furthermore the role requires that you can motivate and encourage the pupils to want to learn and want to progress their education, giving them a better chance in the future.

Within this environment you will be tasked with the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide opportunities to progress academically, socially and emotionally
  • Leading by example as a role model
  • Have an understanding of individuals personalities and needs
  • Offer guidance and mentoring
  • Have an understanding/interest in sports
  • Provide a safe environment to learn
  • Deal with any challenging or disruptive behaviour
  • Develop self confidence and independence

This opportunity offers a unique experience in education, whether you are looking to get started in your career or you would like a change to your current role in education or childcare. The environment of SEMH Schools are unlike that of mainstream schools as they are much more nurturing, pastoral, student focused and personal, giving you the chance to really have an impact and create a relationship with the students.

Requirements for this role include:

  • Experience working with children in any professional setting
  • Experience working in care or with vulnerable people if you don't have the above
  • Sports background
  • Coaching badges (preferred)
  • A strong personality
  • A driving license (preferred but not a necessity)
  • A DBS on the update service.
  • Ability to attain a reference from working with children or care

The schools offer a positive, friendly and supportive working environment to all of their employees as this is as an integral part to their success. They are looking for someone to come in and really impress from the off, showing a genuine desire to help. If you would like more information on this role please give me a call on 0161 242 1795 or email across your CV to

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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