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SEN Learning Mentor

Job Description

SEN Learning Mentor, Letchworth, FULL-TIME ONLY

We are seeking an experienced and passionate SEN Learning Mentor to join a fantastic team at a nurturing school in Letchworth. This is a full-time position that offers an exciting opportunity to make a really difference in the lives of students with SEN. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in providing individualised support to students, helping them overcome barriers to learning and achieve their full potential.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the students who have SEN, providing tailored support to meet their specific needs and enable them to access the curriculum effectively
  • Develop and implement individual learning plans in collaboration with teachers, parents/guadrians, and other professionals involved in the student's education
  • Deliver focused interventions and implement strategies to address learning difficulties, behavioural challenges, and social-emotional, mental health needs.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes the wellbeing and engagement of students with SEN
  • Collaborate with teachers and other staff members to ensure the effective integration of students with SEN into the wider community
  • Monitor and track student progress, providing regular feedback to teachers, parents/guardians, and relevant stakeholders
  • Support students during transitions and help them develop essential life skills for future independence
  • Liaise with external agencies, such as educational psychologists and speech and language therapists, to facilitate comprehensive support for students with SEN
  • Keep up-to-date records and documentation relating to students' progress and interventions provided


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience working with individuals with SEN in an educational setting
  • Sound knowledge of various SEN conditions, including but not limited to Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Speech/Language impairments
  • Familiarity with relevant strategies, interventions, and assistive technologies to support individuals with SEN
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively
  • Demonstrated patience, empathy, and resilience in working with students with diverse needs
  • Relevant qualifications in SEN support or education
  • Enhanced DBS, or willingness to obtain one

What is in it for you?

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Access to free CPD
  • An agency that can guarantee you work (conditions apply)
  • Exclusive schools that only work with Dunbar Education
  • High demand for supply teaching
  • Variety of schools to teach in

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