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Senior Learning Mentor

  • £26515 to £29856 Per: annum
  • Manchester, North West,
  • Permanent
Senior Learning Mentor
Salary         £26,515 - £29,856 (actual salary) 
:    Manchester 
Hours:        Monday to Friday 8.45am - 3.45pm (term time only)
Start date:  1st September 2024

Meridian Business Support are working on behalf of an educational establishment who provides full time education for pupils who are permanently excluded, at risk of permanent exclusion or are otherwise unable to access a mainstream curriculum
Their aim is to match provision closely to the needs of individual children and young people referred to them by schools, academies or the local authority.  The school is looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic individual to undertake the role of Senior Learning Mentor.

Role responsibilities

  • You will be required to provide support for pupils in a variety of situations, with most of the time supporting learning. 
  • A large percentage of their pupils have additional needs which may present as a barrier to their learning.
  • All their pupils have additional needs, with behaviour the most significant barrier to learning.
  • A proportion of our student have Educational Health Care Plans.
  • You will provide support in addressing the needs of pupils who require help to overcome barriers to learning via mentoring sessions and a range of diagnostic assessments.
  • You will engage with students and families following permanent exclusion from mainstream and develop an understanding of the needs and vulnerabilities of each young person.
  • Compilation of accurate reports which contribute to centre placement.
  • Perform home visits and delivery of initial work packs is also an example of the essential work needed within this role.
  • A proactive and empathetic approach to the complexity of our young people is essential.
  • Flexible about where in Manchester they are based and may be asked to work at any centre across the city and in the community.
 The ideal candidate
  • Is positive, flexible, patient and resilient
  • Is committed to helping every student to achieve their potential
  • Can build and maintain good relationships with teachers, students and parents
  • Has good GCSEs or equivalent in English and mathematics
  • Has strong ICT skills
  • A DBS on the update service or be willing to have a new one processed
  • Is willing and able to drive across the city to different locations.
Our client and Meridian Business Support are committed to safeguarding, child protection and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS on the update service, prior to starting.
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