Learning Mentor

Birmingham, West Midlands
£83.33 - £96.72 per day

Learning Mentor for Children with SEMH Needs

Location: Birmingham

Pay: £83.33 – £96.80 a day

Start date: ASAP

35 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Are you passionate and motivated to make a difference to the lives of children who have experienced childhood trauma and have Social Emotional Mental Health needs?

Have you got experience working with children or adults who have SEND or Social Emotional or Mental Health needs? Have you worked as a support worker or in the care field? Perhaps you have a psychology or education related degree?

Monarch Education are honoured to work alongside a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities setting in the Birmingham area. This role will be full time (Mon – Fri) from 8:30 a.m – 3:30 p.m, term time only. However, the school will accept part-time hours for the right candidate.

What is the role available?

You would be working in an alternative provision primary and secondary school for 7 – 17 year old’s who have a variety of social, emotional and mental health needs. You will need to enable vulnerable students to regulate their emotions and to model and teach appropriate interactions. In addition to traditional teaching methods, you will also immerse students in interactive and outdoor learning experiences, therefore someone somewhat sporty or physically fit would be ideal.

The ideal candidate will…

  • Have experience with SEND children or young adults with Social Emotional or Mental Health needs
  • Have a professional manner
  • Have a range of behaviour management strategies
  • Have a desire to help and nurture children
  • Build great relationships with staff and children
  • Be proactive and full of determination
  • Be open to practical or sensory ways of learning as well as using creativity to explore self-expression
  • Be caring and attentive
  • Be enthusiastic in their approach to learning
  • Be somewhat outdoorsy or sporty

Benefits of working with Monarch Education:

  • You will be paid a competitive daily wage, based on your experience
  • You will receive free, up to date safeguarding training
  • Dedicated consultant allocated to support you with any questions or concerns
  • CV writing support
  • Fast, effective compliance service
  • £200 for any successful referral of Teachers and £100 for Teaching Assistants
  • Training workshops and CPD courses to provide professional development

Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

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