I am working with a client who is currently recruiting a Mentor, the potential candidate must be student focused and able to engage with disengaged students who are at risk of exclusion. Candidates must also be a car driver.
To provide support and guidance to children, young people and those engaged with them, by removing barriers to learning in order to promote effective participation, enhance individual learning, raise aspirations and achieve full potential.
To provide a complementary service that enhances existing provision in order 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
Role and Responsibilities
To facilitate children and young people’s learning and development through mentoring by identifying learning and development needs, planning for how these needs will be addressed through mentoring and reviewing the effectiveness of mentoring.
To contribute to the identification of barriers to learning for individual children and young people and provide them with a range of strategies for overcoming the barriers.
To develop, agree and implement a time bound action plan with groups and individual children and young people and those involved with them based on a comprehensive assessment of their strengths and needs and to maintain accurate records of work for each identified pupil.
To support the development and delivery of a range of group work programmes to promote children and young people’s learning and their social, emotional and behavioural development
To support children and young people’s successful transfer and transition in learning and development contexts.
To assist in the identification of early signs of disengagement and contribute to specific interventions to encourage re-engagement.
To contribute to the protection of children and young people from abuse.
To develop and maintain appropriate contact with the families and carers of children and young people who have identified needs and to keep them informed about the pupil’s needs and progress, and to secure positive family support for the pupil.
To facilitate access to specialist support services for children and young people with barriers to learning.
MUST have a DBS on the online update service or willing to apply
Must have experience working within a school setting or similar
MUST be a car driver
MUST be fully vetted before starting including 2 years worth of references
If this role is a role you are interested in hearing more about, please contact Louise on 020 3651 3181 or alternatively send your updated CV to email@example.com