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Learning Mentor - Chigwell

A Special School in the Redbridge area are looking for a Learning Mentor with experience in working with pupils with autism and SEN. Initially the school are looking to appoint on an ongoing temporary basis, but this role could become permanent for the right candidate.

The school are looking for long term, committed staff. The school are looking for passionate and experienced Learning Mentors and Learning Support Assistants who have 'Team Teach' training and a good understanding of the needs of autistic and SEN pupils. The correct candidate will be supporting students with Autism and SEN statements and will be responsible for the support behaviour, learning and progress of these students.

This school specialises in autism and SEN and supports pupils aged from 10 - 18. They use a creative and nurturing approach and focus on life skills.

The school are looking for people who have worked in a similar setting and have something new to offer.

To work in this environment, you must have excellent Behaviour Management skills and have the patience to support young people from challenging backgrounds. The position is to mentor the young individual, give guidance, counselling and support, as well as supporting their behaviour and learning.

The school is a friendly and supportive environment and a rewarding place to work where every member of staff participates in enabling the students to learn and to aspire to achieve meaningful independence. The School always places young people at the centre of all decisions it takes, and it has a relentless focus on achieving the best possible outcomes for every student.

If you have the correct skills and experience and you feel you have the right subject knowledge and training to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

The successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS and references will be taken up before interview.

Do you have experience supporting children with:

  • Autism
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Complex Needs

Do you have training in:

  • Team Teach

If so, please apply!

If you would like to discuss this position in more detail, please do not hesitate in contacting Bradley