Mentor / Counsellor

REACH, Hatfield Rd

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Job Ref No. ECC0-17S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: 22,000 - 25,000 pro-rata
Position Start Date: 01/11/2020 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 25/09/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: 30th September  

Job Description

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Do you want to be part of a team that changes lives?

Want to impact a generation?

REACH offers intense mentoring, counselling, tutoring and family support for KS2, KS3 and KS4 students that are on the verg of permanent exclusion and helps them reengage in education.

Outreach mentor is a role where you will be supporting students who display challenging behaviour eitheir internally or externally. You will be expected to engage and support both students and parents, this job role requires resilience, patience and empathy.

Outreach:

  • Flexible packages for pupils that are disengaged in education, on the verge of permanent exclusion or out of education
  • Managed move support
  • Family intervention and support
  • 1:1 school support
  • Small group work
  • Work theraputically with students delivering smart thinking and anger managment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop appropriate positive and supportive relationships with pupils
  • Be aware of the differing needs of pupils
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans
  • Have high expectations which stretch, motivate and challenge pupils and promote self-esteem and independence
  • Work 1:1 with students when in escalation
  • Provide support around smart thinking and anger managment
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents/carer
  • Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil needs
  • Undertake programmes of intervention, recording achievement and progress and feeding back to Reach manager
  • Undertake training and CPD as required
  • Appreciate and support the role of colleagues and other professionals in external services and build constructive relationships with them
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required
  • Be a role model for pupils and colleagues in terms of behaviour and attitude
  • Be punctual and professional at all times
  • Maintain confidentiality

Adhere to REACH policies and regulations including those relating to employee conduct, equal opportunities, health and safety, safeguarding and child protection
You must have experience of UK curriculum, counselling qualification is desirable but not essential, driving licence, access to a vehicle and business insurance. A First Aid qualification is essential, if you do not have this, training can be sourced.

Information about REACH


We believe in investing in people. As professionals in the helping profession, we believe and aspire to offer a better future to those children, young people and families we work with. Success for us means unleashing the potential of each individual we engage with, so they can grow and develop each day, to be better versions of themselves. Our values are grounded in our determination to be the change we want to see in the world, through passion, commitment and integrity. We want to plant a seed of kindness and compassion in a generation that will produce resilience & hope and enable them to fulfill their own destinies.

Our success therefore will be measured in the lives we changed through REACH.

Information about the School

We believe in investing in people. As professionals in the helping profession, we believe and aspire to offer a better future to those children, young people and families we work with. Success for us means unleashing the potential of each individual we engage with, so they can grow and develop each day, to be better versions of themselves. Our values are grounded in our determination to be the change we want to see in the world, through passion, commitment and integrity. We want to plant a seed of kindness and compassion in a generation that will produce resilience & hope and enable them to fulfill their own destinies.

Our success therefore will be measured in the lives we changed through REACH.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Kevin Quantrill
Unit 3 & 4
Josephs Barn
Woodend Farm, Hatfield Rd
Witham, CM8 1EH
Telephone: 07720805658
Email: admin@Reachessex.com