Learning Mentor

  • Full Time
  • Newham
  • Posted 4 months ago

** Learning Mentor needed in Newham, East London

** Outstanding Mainstream Primary school

** Immediate start

** Long Term

** Fantastic opportunities for professional development


Active Recruitment are currently working closely with a Mainstream Primary School in Newham, who are seeking an experienced Learning Mentor to join them as soon as possible on full-time, long-term basis. This fantastic School requires 1:1 and group support for a number of pupils who require day to day support and intervention.


The role:
You will be providing 1:1 support to pupils in both key stage 1 and 2 who need help overcoming barriers to learning, where behaviour and attendance issues are a cause for concern. You will be reporting the schools SENCO/ Inclusion Lead providing detailed daily feedback and learning progress reports.


Duties and Responsibility:

  • To participate in the assessment of all learners
  • Identify those who need extra help in overcoming issues relating to attendance and behaviour
  • To work in partnership with all staff in drawing up and implementing an action plan for each learner in need of support
  • To work in partnership with all school staff responsible for the learner receiving support and intervention, seeking to reach acceptable outcomes that meet the needs of the learner.
  • To develop a 1:1 mentoring relationship with learner receiving support, aimed at achieving the goals defined in their individual action plan.
  • To create and maintain effective, immediate intervention strategies for behaviour incidents.
  • To work in partnership with the Heads of Learning to develop effective strategies to remove barriers to learning



  • Additional Qualifications related to children (Highly desirable)
  • Available to commit to a full-time, long-term position
  • Previous experience inspiring and motivating pupils who display challenging behaviour
  • Secondary aged support experience (not necessarily within a school)
  • Calm, patient and caring approach to working with children
  • Confident in your approach and able to deliver effective interventions


The successful candidate must have an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service before starting this role.


Active Recruitment LTD is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants are subject to a satisfactory enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously the Criminal Records Bureau) and at least two independent references. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.


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