Learning Mentor

REACH, Hatfield Rd
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Job Ref No. ECC0-43S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: 17,000 - 27,000 pro rota
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/06/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: 24th May 2022 Shortlisting Starts:  17/05/2022

Job Description

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REACH's underlying principles are fearless engagement with children, child centred decision makings and no limiting beliefs. If you feel that you have the same principles and want to be part of an organisation that steps into the gap and makes a difference, please get in contact.

Reach are looking for learning mentors (with QTS or equivalent teaching qualifications) who have experience working with pupils who have SEND and/or those who are Looked After, who have experience of teaching English and Maths at a variety of levels and have a therapeutic approach to teaching.

We seeking Learning mentors who can offer a creative approach to teaching and learning from Year 1 through to Year 13

We need Learning Mentors Monday - Friday term time, who are willing to commit to a minimum of 10hrs a week (most of our pupils require 15hrs a week, 3hrs a day).

We are looking for Learning Mentors to provide in-person session, either in the home, outreach centre or school.

Many of the pupils need social and emotional support and experience of supporting students that have mental health needs including anxiety, depression and complex behaviour is desirable.

You will be expected to write weekly reports on the pupil's progress and engage in a robust induction and CPD training.

Extensive training is provided to all staff, REACH are committed to professional development and will devise a bespoke CPD offer to enable individuals to reach their full potential.

Skills and Experience:

  • QTS (Qualified Teacher Status or alternative teaching qualification) -Desirable
  • Experience with counselling and/or mentoring - Desirable
  • Understanding and appreciation of working with vulnerable young people in the care system and those with SEND - Essential
  • Creative practitioner equipped to deal with pupils who may have disengaged from mainstream schooling - Essential
  • Positive behaviour strategy knowledge and experience of helping children self-regulate emotions - Essential
  • Thrive practitioner or experience of trauma informed practice - Desirable
  • Excellent written communication, timekeeping, reliability, and timely reporting

All applicants must be available for all day for interviews the 24th of May

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.


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Contact Information

Kevin Quantrill
Unit 3 & 4
Josephs Barn
Woodend Farm, Hatfield Rd
Witham, CM8 1EH
Telephone: 07708476391
Email: admin@Reachessex.com

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