32.5 hours per week, term time only.
BG8 SCP 13 – 17 (Actual salary £17,304.87 – 18,730.44)
Sky Academy is a successful, oversubscribed, Special school for students with SEMH and SLCN. We are looking for an enthusiastic and young-person centred Therapeutic Mentor. This is an exciting position within the academy providing the opportunity to make a real impact in the lives of our young people. You will be based in one of our dedicated therapy rooms. We are looking for well qualified candidates with a breadth of experience working with young people in a supportive and therapeutic role such as ELSA or Thrive practitioners (we are aware that this experience may be gained in many areas of life). Importantly we are looking for enthusiastic, resilient, highly motivated people who are passionate about working with young people to enable them the best long-term outcomes possible.
The successful candidate will make an important contribution to the continued development of pastoral support at Sky, set high expectations and provide expertise and passion in equal measures. Their practice will enable our young people to achieve the skills and qualifications that will open doors for the rest of their lives.
You will be able to demonstrate the enthusiasm and tenacity needed to work in a sometimes challenging but highly rewarding environment, alongside maintaining the highest professional standards. You may have experience of working with students in a specialised setting, or you may be looking for your first role in an SEN school - you must however be motivated to make a positive difference to our students’ learning journey and care deeply about their vocational achievement alongside their wellbeing and personal development.
Should you have any further questions about this role, or would like to visit the academy prior to application then please send an email FAO Bex Jones, Headteacher to firstname.lastname@example.org
Job description and application form are available on the academy website: https://www.theskyacademy.co.uk/about-us/vacancies
Sky Academy is committed to Safeguarding and the welfare of its students. All staff share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The Sky Academy is a special school for boys between the ages of 10 and 17 from across Somerset who have an educational, health care plan for Social, Emotional or Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties and Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN). ...