Learning Mentor

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Job Sector:
North West
£55 to £65 per day
Teaching Personnel
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Learning mentor – Tameside based secondary school – Immediate start on a full time basis.

A secondary school in Tameside have a full time Learning Mentor position starting immediately on a long term basis. The position is to work closely with KS3 pupils (Year 7-9) to improve their confidence in school, both academically and socially with their peers. As a learning mentor, you will report to the schools SEN co-ordinator and Pastoral team, reviewing progress in core subjects and also the pupils attendance, behaviour and their social development.

Situated in the Eastern area of Tameside, this is a well facilitated mixed secondary school roughly average in size, with an excellent reputation for inclusion and pupil development. The successful applicant undertaking this role as a Learning Mentor will have the opportunity to earn a school temporary contract until July 2019, this is initially a temporary position which will be reviewed regularly to ensure progress is being made, attendance improves and behaviour is reduced throughout the school day. Previous experience working within a secondary school environment is desired, however if you have worked as a teaching assistant previously or supported children with behaviour issues, please apply for this role now. Benefits of this position include;

* Full time Learning Mentor starting ASAP until 2019
* Role will involve working with pupils in KS3 and directly on a 1:1
* Supportive secondary school in east Tameside, good transport links
* Pay up to �65 per day and the opportunity to earn a school contract
* Previous experience within a classroom or similar environment required
* Excellent support and training from the SENCO and support staff team

As a Learning Mentor you will be expected to make a positive contribution to pupils confidence and progress in lessons, keeping disruption to a minimum. You’ll be expected to lead small groups in and out of class, focusing on a range of subjects but particularly English, Maths and Science. Previous experience in a similar role is desired, you will update subject leaders and the Head of year on progress and input during lessons and in the small group activities.

If you are interested in this Learning Mentor position and would like to be considered, please apply now with your CV or contact Rob in the Teaching Personnel Manchester South Secondary branch for more information.

Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 0161 242 1794
Contact: Ryan Alessandra

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