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Learning Mentor for The Grove
Salary: Scale 5 (pro- rata) £24,462-£25,809 Actual £21496 - £22680
Employer: The Grove
Contract Term: Term Time 36 hours x 40 weeks (some flexibility to work outside school hours)
Start Date: March 2020 or as soon after
The Grove school is a new special school for young people with autism which opened in its brand new site in September 2019.
We wish to appoint a Learning Mentor who will join our expanding team and work alongside some of our most vulnerable SEMH academically able autistic students.
We are looking for someone who has an outstanding track record and is ready for an exciting new challenge, someone who is dynamic and will take the lead in developing school wide approaches to support behaviours that challenge. You will be a positive role model to the pupils and staff.
The successful candidate will make an important contribution to the school ethos. Their role will include supporting students on a daily basis, supporting small learning groups, working with staff to ensure an inclusive approach and working collaboratively to support the learning needs of students on the autistic spectrum.
The successful candidate will have:
● Experience of working with students with additional needs including autism
● Experience of working with SEMH pupils and the challenges that this presents
● A flexible and proactive approach to supporting students
● Ability to communicate well with students, teachers and adults
● Completion, or the readiness to complete, the LSA induction programme
● Some understanding of the issues relating to child development and inclusion
● A commitment to safeguarding children.
For further information please contact the school office on 020 3876 6555 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application packs can also be downloaded from the school website: www.thegroveschool.co.uk
Completed application forms with a covering letter, addressed to The Headteacher, Lucia Santi, should be returned to the email address above. Closing date for applications is Tuesday 25th February 2020 by 10am.
Interviews will take place on Monday 2nd March 2020.
Please note if you do not hear from us by a week after the closing date it is likely your application has not been successful. Kindly note due to the large volume of applications we are unable to provide feedback.