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Youth workers and sports coaches needed to support students at secondary schools in the areas of Tameside, Stockport and Manchester. Teaching Personnel are looking for people who have experience working with young people and the ability to engage students who are at risk of exclusion that require role models.

We currently support secondary schools throughout Greater Manchester with their support staff and special educational needs teams, providing opportunities to work with their students on a 1 to 1 and small group basis. We currently have behaviour and learning mentor positions that are part time, full time, temporary and permanent.

The role of a learning mentor is incredibly rewarding as you will be working directly with students that require your support and you will see their development enhancing their learning experience throughout school. You will need to demonstrate a flexible working attitude to attend to the needs of each individual student, have empathy and compassion for students that need support in the areas of behaviour, social emotional mental health, autism and ADHD.

If you are currently working in the fields of sport coaching, youth work, health and social care then you will have the transferable skills required to fulfil this role.

Highlights of working as a learning mentor;

**Competitive rates of pay, paid on a weekly basis GBP300-GBP400

**Access to a number of training and development courses

**Working with students on a small group basis

**Opportunity to earn a permanent school based contract

To be eligible for the post of learning mentor you will need to have suitable references, ideally some form of experience working with young people and be eligible to apply for a fully enhanced DBS certificate.

To apply for the role of a learning mentor please register your interest by uploading your CV via the link below and add a short covering note to support your application.

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 date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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