Special Needs Learning Mentor

Northfield, West Midlands
Up to £84.33 per annum

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Northfield, Birmingham

£83.33 – £100 daily (Depending on experience)

Full Time 8:30am-3:30pm

Start Date : September 2nd, permanent

We are proud to partner with a Specialist SEND Primary school in Birmingham, seeking out a Learning Mentor. While a qualified learning mentor is not necessary, applicants must have some experience working with SEND/PMLD students.

Applicants will be expected to support the educational journey of students with special educational needs, follow individualised learning plans (EHCP’s), and collaborate with teachers.

To be considered for this role, you must have some experience working with special needs children or adults. Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference – apply now and begin a rewarding teaching journey with us.

What actually is the role?

You would be working in a community special school for students aged 2 to 19 years, who have cognition and learning difficulties, in addition to physical disabilities and/or complex health care needs. The actual role itself, would involve guiding special needs children through their educational journey, with the use of sensory play, assisted learning and music therapy. You would be collaborating with Teachers and parents to overall improve the children’s day to day life.

Requirements to apply:

  • SOME experience with SEND. We will accept experience outside of a school setting
  • Experience working in a school or education-based setting preferred but not essential
  • A knowledge of PMLD, BSL or Makaton would be a HUGE advantage
  • The willingness to provide personal care

The following skills would be advantageous:

  • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with students, their families, and other professionals involved in their education
  • Patience and empathy to support and understand the unique needs and challenges faced by students with special needs
  • Knowledge of various learning strategies and accommodations to help students with different disabilities succeed in their education
  • Ability to build positive relationships and create a supportive and inclusive learning environment for students with special needs

Benefits of working with Monarch Education:

  • You will be paid a competitive daily wage, based on your experience.
  • Dedicated consultant allocated to support you with any questions and concerns.
  • Support in writing CV’s and job applications
  • £200 for any successful referral of Teachers and £100 for Teaching Assistants.
  • You will receive free, up to date safeguarding training.
  • Training workshops and CPD courses to provide professional development.
  • The option of working under a PAYE or Umbrella pay scheme.

How to Apply?

If you feel this role is suitable for you and you wish to apply or find out more information, please contact me on 0121 272 8666 or

Monarch Education are proud to be a leading recruitment specialist in the Education industry. We are passionate about our people and the services we provide to our candidates. Working with Monarch Education will give you access too:

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Affinity Academy – continuous learning and development!
  • A Refer a Friend Scheme giving you a bonus of up to £200
  • Exclusive vacancies within local Schools and Multi Academy Trusts
  • Competitive daily rates

To learn more about us and what makes Monarch one of the leading education recruitment providers nationwide – please visit our website – About Us – Monarch (monarcheducation.co.uk)

Monarch Education are committed to providing equal opportunities for all candidates and welcomes applications regardless of sex, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief pregnancy and maternity or disability as well as adhering to strict Safeguarding procedures.

Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share these commitments. As this role involves working with children on a daily basis, regulated activity is that any successful applicant’s applications will, accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to 2 employment references, an enhanced DBS check and a right to work in the UK check.

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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