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Primary - Learning Mentor

Location: BEXLEY, KENT, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 75-85 GBP (UK Pounds) Per day, inc Benefits
Sector: Education Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-402981


The London Borough of Bexley have appointed Reed Education to manage their recruitment and supply service across the next three academic years. This service will support Early Years provisions, Primary, Secondary and Special Schools within the Borough will all types of roles relating to Education from teaching, teaching assistants, tutor, cover supervisors to all non-classroom-based roles. 


This contract and partnership between Reed Education and the London Borough of Bexley gives greater transparency to supply staff, fair pay levels and encourages permanent opportunities for suitable staff when the needs arise. 



Are you an experienced Learning Mentor who is passionate about working with children? If the answer is yes, then I have the perfect role for you.


I am currently working with an Ofsted Graded ‘Good’ School in Bexley. This school values their children for their individuality and encourages them to be aspirational and proud of their efforts and achievements.


The main purpose of the job:


• To provide support and guidance to children, young people and those engaged with them, by removing barriers to learning to promote effective participation, enhance individual learning, raising aspirations and achieve full potential.

• To provide a complementary service that enhances existing provision to support learning, participation and encourage social inclusion by developing and maintaining effective and supportive mentoring relationships with children, young people and those engaged with them.

• To work within an extended range of networks and partnerships to broker support and learning opportunities and improve the quality of services to children and young people.



The ideal candidate will must have/be:


• Good numeracy/literacy skills

• Experience working with and supporting children with behaviour needs

• Experience of working with and supporting children who experience barriers to learning which may manifest in poor behaviour choices

• Effective use of ICT to support learning

• Basic understanding of child development and learning

• Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning activities

• Ability to relate well to children and adults. Ability to establish supportive relationships with the pupil concerned

• Work constructively as part of a team

• To promote the acceptance and inclusion of the pupil with SEN

• Monitor the pupil’s response to the learning activities and, where appropriate, modify or adapt the activities as agreed with the teacher to achieve the intended learning outcomes

• Knowledge in regularly providing feedback on the pupil’s learning and behaviour to the teacher/SLT and effectiveness of the behaviour strategies adopted


We are currently registering candidates every day. Therefore, if this sounds like a role that you would like, please apply now.

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