Teaching support are excited to be working with an SEMH behavioural school in Chatham who are looking to recruit several Learning Support Mentors to start throughout June into July for the new academic year.
The school supports students aged 11-16 with SEMH. The environment can be very challenging in terms of behaviour however the senior leadership team look to promote staff members that work hard and make a lasting positive impact on their student’s. There are huge opportunities to progress.
The positions will start on a temporary basis with the option of going permanent after a number of weeks working with the academy through Teaching Support.
It is essential that you have some of the below experience:
Experience of supporting children/young adults with challenging behaviour
A keen understanding of being able to create bonds with students that have had challenging backgrounds and to be able to quickly build trust
Worked within a Pupil Referral within the past 24 months
Experience supporting students within SEN school’s or candidates with a mental health support/young offender’s background would be strong candidates
Being of a firm nature when necessary
Any experience of restraint training is highly advantageous but not necessary
Solid knowledge and experience supporting students with EBD in 1:1 or group settings is also advantageous
The rate of pay is £70+ per day for the right candidates. Temp to perm options after 12 academic weeks.
If you meet the above criteria and would like to make a difference to young adults with highly challenging behaviour, please do get in touch and we will call you asap! These positions are to start throughout June and into September for the new academic year.