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Special Needs Learning Mentor

Reading, Berkshire
£10.65 to £12.50 Per Hour
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Reed Education are working closely with a specialist school in Reading to recruit for Learning Mentors.

What we are looking for

  • People available full time for temporary-to-permanent vacancies. Interviews or trial days will be organised following registration.
  • We are interested to hear from experienced Teaching Assistants as well as Graduates specialising in any subject areas.
  • Graduates of psychology have previously been extremely successful in this role.
  • Graduates of any subject area are encouraged to apply for this role as the school are interested in seeing subject specialists for specific departments in the school.
  • You will understand the challenges of working with the challenging behaviour and have experience of applying appropriate strategies and can demonstrate proven results.

The school

  • The school is a purpose-built special school in Reading for students aged 5-16 diagnosed with autism and social, emotional and mental health needs.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a developing school. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be working closely with teachers, parents and other staff members to ensure the needs of the students are successfully met.
  • Being a "good" OFSTED rated school, you will be joining a team of experienced and supportive special needs practitioners with a drive to progress their students and the performance of the school.

As Reed Education work closely with this school, following a successful temporary trial period, a permanent role can be on offer.

The following attributes are beneficial:

  • Experience working with social, emotional and mental health needs.
  • Experience working with SEN, specifically autism.
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour.
  • Good knowledge of mental health needs and recent training or experience.
  • Degree level qualification.
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  • Job Reference: 663283746-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £10.65 to £12.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent