Learning Mentor

Posted 18 June by Active Recruitment Ltd
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** Learning Mentor needed for September

** Temp to Perm

** Fantastic mainstream Primary located in Hackney, East London.

Active Recruitment are currently working closely with a Mainstream Primary School in Hackney, who are seeking an experienced Learning Mentor to join them in September 2020 on full-time, permanent basis. This fantastic School requires 1:1 support for a number of pupils that have a range of Special Education Needs and learning difficulties such as; Autism, SEMH and ADHD.

The role:
You will be providing 1:1 specialist support to pupils in both key stage 1 and 2 who need help overcoming barriers to learning, where behaviour and attendance issues are a cause for concern. You will be reporting the schools SENCO/ Inclusion Lead providing detailed daily feedback and learning progress reports.

Duties and Responsibility:

  • To participate in the assessment of all learners entering or returning to school in order to
  • identify those who need extra help in overcoming issues relating to attendance, behaviour and following a period of exclusion.
  • To work in partnership with all staff in drawing up and implementing an action plan for each learner in need of support
  • To work in partnership with all school staff responsible for the learner receiving support and intervention, seeking to reach acceptable outcomes that meet the needs of the learner.
  • To develop a 1:1 mentoring relationship with learner receiving support, aimed at achieving the goals defined in their individual action plan.
  • To create and maintain effective, immediate intervention strategies for behaviour incidents.
  • To work in partnership with the Heads of Learning to develop effective strategies to remove barriers to learning


  • Additional Qualifications related to children (Highly desirable)
  • Available to commit to a full-time, long-term position
  • Previous experience inspiring and motivating pupils who display challenging behaviour
  • Secondary aged support experience (not necessarily within a school)
  • Calm, patient and caring approach to working with children
  • Confident in your approach and able to deliver effective interventions

Reference: 40444958

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