Graduate Learning Mentor

Posted 15 June by I-Teachers Ltd

Graduate Learning Mentor - Psychology

Have you graduated from a top university with a Psychology degree with a 2:1 or higher and are looking for that essential paid classroom experience?

Have you had experience working with young people who have a range of additional needs?

Do you think you could transfer your academic learning as well as your calm and understanding disposition to those with ASD / EBD?

  • Graduate Learning Support Assistant - September start
  • Ideal experience prior to pedagogy training /training in educational psychology / social work
  • £300 - £400 per week
  • Full time, long term role until July 2019
  • "Outstanding" school 2017
  • Located in Greenwich, SE London: fantastic transport links

A dedicated and well established secondary school in Greenwich, South East London are looking for a high achieving graduate to join their dynamic SEN department. An understanding of behavioural, emotional and educational complexities gained through undertaking a Psychology degree would be essential to this role. You may have already gained experience working alongside children or maybe through a voluntary post or in a youth work setting.

You will have extensive support of your colleagues and the schools SENCO, who will regularly check in with you to ensure your wellbeing and provide further training and development as and when needed. In order to enable the school to facilitate their excellent standards of educational and behavioural support for their SEN department, the school have fantastic indoor and outdoor facilities. This popular school has been rated as "Outstanding" by Ofsted with notable credibility going to the SEN department and the SENCO.

As a graduate learning mentor you will be supporting the teaching and mentoring of young people who have a range of additional needs. You will gain experience working with students on a 1:1 basis as well as small - medium sized groups. You will monitor the behaviour and progress of students and liaise with staff and parents to help break down any barriers of learning and development. You will be given the opportunity to lead intervention groups, booster sessions and you will assist on tailoring learning pathways for individual students.

This role is perfect for a Psychology graduate who is considering a future in education, child psychology, social work, and needs a paid stepping stone to the relevant training. If you are considering a PGCE / SCITT, a path to Educational Psychology or Social Work then this is the perfect next step for you.

Interviewing immediately

Click 'Apply Now' to send your CV and covering letter to Kimberley at i-teachers.

Required skills

  • Secondary School
  • SEN
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Psychology Graduate
  • Greenwich
  • Graduate Learning Mentor

Application questions

Have you graduated with a minimum 2:1 degree?
Do you want to complete a PGCE?
Have you studied at a British university?
Do you have any prior experience working with children?
Can you commit until July 2019?

Reference: 35397325

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