Learning Mentor, Herefordshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Queenswood SchoolHerefordshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,500 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Mentor - Additional Responsibilities

Fixed Term - Full Time

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.  With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Queenswood School based in Hereford is seeking a Learning Mentor for school term time Monday-Friday. Queenswood School is a specialist school for up to 50 girls and boys aged 11 to 19 with with social, emotional and mental health and/or a range of complex learning and communication difficulties. The school provides a warm, welcoming and relaxed environment for young people who are unable to attend mainstream education because of their additional learning needs. this is a term time role working Monday- Friday.

  • Do you thrive on change and challenge and long to make a real difference?
  • Are you looking for something very different?
  • Can you meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable and challenging children in the education system?
  • Do you have a great sense of humour and want to work as part of a fun, supportive and caring team?
  • Are you resilient in the face of challenge, positive, calm and committed to maximizing pupils achievements?

It is desirable for Learning Mentor applicants to hold experience in an education setting, possibly with experience of working with Autism, SEMH and complex and challenging behaviours. 

Due to the nature of the role you will need to have held a driving licence for a minimum of 3 years.

The successful candidate will join a very well established team of education, care and specialist therapy professionals working together to support student progress and will receive a bespoke induction package. Attractive rewards, term time only working, school holidays and strong teamwork are all part of the package.

For more information please email Casey Payne caseypayne@priorygroup.com 

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

We are an equal opportunities employer. www.priorygroup.com 

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/ 

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.



More about Queenswood School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Callow Hills Farm, Hereford Road, Hope under Dinmore, Ledbury, HR8 2PZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1531 670632
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Queenswood comprises of the main school site, The HUB (located off site) and 6 nearby residential homes. Whilst we enjoy a rural location, we are still well connected, just two miles from Ledbury train station, on a main bus route from Ledbury to Her...