Learning Support Mentor

Posted a week ago by Optima Plus Recruitment

CB4, Milton, Cambridgeshire
£18,913 - £19,387/annum

Optima Plus Recruitment are currently recruiting for a number of Learning Support Mentors to join various departments across our clients Campus.

We are currently looking for full time and part-time applications where the working days will be Monday and Friday.

These roles are Term Time only working 38 weeks per academic year. 

Just some of the rewards you can benefit from joining our staff, include:

- Generous holiday leave entitlement plus bank holidays

- Generous pension scheme

- Discounted rates on Apple products

- Free gym membership option and discounted classes

- Discounted rates on college courses

- BUPA Health Expenses cash plan and Occupational Health services

- Free on-site car parking

- Exclusive discounts for high street and online stores with 

- On site restaurants, retail and coffee outlets (Costa Coffee and Starbucks )

- Free independent telephone counselling service with our Employee Assistant Programme

- Staff Development opportunities.

About the role

You will work with teachers to raise the learning and attainment of young people while promoting their social inclusion, self-esteem and independence.

You will get the opportunity to support students in all vocational areas of the college and assist them to access the curriculum, participate in learning and fulfil their potential.

The primary duties, tasks and responsibilities of this job role are to:

  • Empower young people to achieve their personalised learning outcomes, including Education, Health and Care Plan outcomes and targets.
  • Adaptation of class resources in order to ensure students are able to access learning materials, i.e. enlarging text, modifying carrier language, etc.
  • Support students with the delivery of therapy interventions e.g. Physiotherapy and Speech and Language Therapy following guidance and programmes set out by appropriate professional.
  • To work directly with young people to review their support needs, following the internal college processes.
  • Undertake appropriate training and development as agreed with the Learning Support Manager.

You will need to be able to use your own initiative while out in support of learners, dealing with situations with tact and empathy.

The need to be flexible in your approach is imperative.

You will need to be qualified to GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths and ideally have experience of working with people with SEND.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, we expect all workers and employees to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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