Learning Support mentor Totnes and Exeter
Posted on Dec 15, 2018 by Teaching Personnel Ltd
Are you a dedicated education practitioner? Are you experienced in supporting and facilitating Learning Support to young students? Are you from a Youth or Social Work setting and keen to make a difference in a young person's life?
We are currently seeking to appoint a number of Learning Support Mentors to work in the Totnes area and Exeter areas. The position is working on a 1:1 capacity, engaging and supporting with the pupils studies, you could be paired with a primary or secondary aged pupil dependant on your skills and preference. The role Monday to Friday 5 days a week, term time only, you will be paid weekly and you will also have access to a full and comprehensive 2 week induction where you will be immersed into the schools framework and ethos to best support the needs of the young person you will be supporting. You will also be paid mileage for your role.
Your day as a Learning Support mentor, you will work with your pupil to engage with core studies, you will build and develop more socially acceptable ways for the student to communicate with staff and peers. You will also work with your pupil on and off site, in vocational learning activities; outdoor education sessions, swimming, forest school work, parks and woodland areas.
Needs of the Learners KS1 - KS4:
- Attachment conditions
- ADHD / ASC / SEMH / ADD
All applicants will need to be drivers, within a 40 min commutable distance of Totnes, for position to start in November - ongoing.
If you have one of the following qualifications please call Chloe on
- Educated to Degree Level or Higher
- BTEC Level 3 or Higher
- Sports Coaching or Instructor Qualifications and one of the above qualifications
- FE PGCE / FQT / NQT / TEFL
- Functional Skills teacher or tutor
- Tutor in Literacy / Maths
For more information on these roles and to register for work in this field please contact Chloe Gunson on and email an updated copy of your CV and short covering letter. I look forward to hearing from you!
All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE E.n.g.l.i.s.h & M.a.t.h.s (A-C) or equivalent.
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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