Learning Mentor

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Job Sector:
Greater London
£325 to £375 per week
Salary Description:
�325 - 375 per week + training
Teaching Personnel
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Are you a teaching assistant, graduate or support worker interested in working in a newly opened school in Lambeth?

Gain invaluable experience working as a Learning Mentor in a school run by a nationally renowned organisation for children and young adults diagnosed with autism .

If you are based in Lambeth or South London send your updated CV today!

We have an exciting opportunity for teaching assistants, graduates and support workers starting in September 2020 in a Special Need School in Lambeth for children aged 11-19 years old. The role is full-time Monday to Friday as a Learning Mentor supporting children 1:1 or in small groups with autism.

Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel in SEN schools:

* Genuine career progression with access to a range of opportunities in a newly opened school with an inductions, regular training and permanent contract offers
* Gain invaluable experience learning directly and working collaboratively with Autism Specialists, teachers, therapists and Special Need Educators
* Weekly pay of �325 - �375 each Friday
* Free access and subsidised courses in Mental Health, Mindfulness, Autism Awareness and Behaviour through our CPD academy
* A dedicated personal consultant who will support with preparation, compliance and on-going guidance once in your new role

There are 8 Learning Mentor positions available to start in September 2020 supporting children in secondary and post-16 education with autism. The school have a with a keen interest in those with backgrounds as teaching assistants, graduates or support workers but also those with personal experience supporting autism.

Children are referred from The Borough of Lambeth and across London with a diagnosis of autism and some may have sensory needs, speech difficulties and challenging behaviours. Learning and therapies within the school are delivered through short interactive activities and successful learning mentors will need to be pro-active, understanding to pupils needs and able to work collaboratively.


* Have a background either as a learning mentor, teaching assistant or support worker
* Or have a UK recognised degree - Psychology, Sociology are preferred but all graduates welcome to apply
* Or have personal experience supporting autism such as a carer, parent or sibling
* Must be available to start full-time in September 2020
* Must be confident supporting children with autism aged 11-19 years
* Must have a positive attitude, pro-activity and be able to learn new skills quickly
* Must be based in Lambeth, Southwark or in local areas
* Must be able to work Monday to Friday between 8:30 -4:00 (Training/staff meeting days will have additional hours)

The school is based local to both Lambeth, Vauxhall and Southwark Station with accessible tube/train links and buses across South London.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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 (

Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 020 7593 3074
Contact: Rachel Rocco-Appiah

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