Secondary Learning Mentor

Walsall, West Midlands
Date Posted:10 Mar 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£70 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term

Secondary Learning Mentor

Walsall, West Midlands
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Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for an enthusiastic and innovative Learning Mentor, to join a 'Good' all age Pupil Referral Unit, to start ASAP This is a full time, long term role, paying up to £90 a day.

We are recruiting on behalf of a well-established Pupil Referral Unit. The school has been graded 'Good' in all areas by Ofsted; as a result of the outstanding level of teaching, pupils enjoy learning and achieve well. The school has a strong Senior Leadership Team that work closely with the management committee. This strong partnership has raised both the quality of teaching and pupils' achievement.

The role will include supporting students across all keystages in the classroom, small groups and on a 1 to 1 basis. The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working with children with behavioural difficulties and will ensure that they are able to provide support that is tailored to students' specific needs. You will work with various students and a range of subject areas, as well as working collaboratively with the SENCO and classroom teachers, so you must be able to work using your initiative and follow direction when needed. Strong behaviour management is essential for this role, you must be able to implement and utilise behaviour management strategies effectively.

The school is looking for a Learning Mentor that has the ability to provide support to various students across the Primary key stages and has prior experience and knowledge of working with children with behavioural needs. They are looking for someone with the ability to build strong relationships with both students and staff. Experience of implementing specific learning strategies and routines is desirable. You must be a professional practitioner, with a will to attain the highest standard in teaching and learning.

The school is based in Birmingham with excellent transport links and parking available.

To join us and be successful in this Learning Mentor role, you will need to:
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*Have a CV with 10 years employment history included and any employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK
By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
*More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call Aneesa on 0121 643 3505 or email your details to

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind, you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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