Learning Mentor - PRU - Walsall, Walsall

Job Summary

Reference: JCTA200
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Walsall
Salary: £65 - £75 per day
Date Posted: 10/14/2016

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced SEN teaching assistant to work as a learning mentor at a Pupil Referral Unit based in Walsall. The role starts†ASAP †and will be long term for the academic year with possibility of going permanent after a 12 week period for the right candidate.

The centre provides an alternative to mainstream education for 11-16 aged pupils whose needs have not been met within mainstream provision. These pupils are referred by the local authoritiy, mainly due to being excluded from school due to presenting with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (EBD/BESD)

If you have experience teaching in a PRU or similar environment as an SEN teaching assistant and want to be part of an exceptional team of professionals then please apply immediately. The centre provides an excellent environment for maximising the opportunities of its pupils, boasting good relations with many clubs, agencies and work-based learning providers.

Previous youth work or learning mentor experience is beneficial to this role. Most importantly you should be a teaching assistant who is passionate about working with BESD learners and consider that you can make a difference to their lives.

As we expect this position to be highly sought after, we advise only local science teachers to apply, and successful applicants will be contacted within 2 days.

The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.