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SEN Learning Mentor

Job Description

Are you a dedicated and compassionate individual with a passion for helping students with special educational needs (SEN) succeed? Dunbar Education Recruitment Agency is looking for enthusiastic SEN Learning Mentors to join our team in High Wycombe.

Job Overview: As an SEN Learning Mentor, you will play a vital role in supporting and empowering students with SEN to achieve their full potential. Your responsibilities will include providing one-on-one assistance, creating a positive and inclusive learning environment, and facilitating the development of essential life skills.

Key Requirements:

  • Robust and Resilient: The role demands strength and resilience to work with students facing various challenges. You should be capable of handling diverse situations and adapting to the needs of each student.

  • Active and Energetic: You must be willing and able to engage in physical activities and run around with students, ensuring their safety and participation in educational and recreational activities.

  • Flexibility and Proactivity: The ability to adapt to changing circumstances and proactively address challenges is essential. You will work collaboratively with the teaching staff and other professionals to ensure the best outcomes for the students.

  • Patience: Patience is key when working with SEN students. You should be patient, understanding, and able to provide consistent support, even in challenging situations.

  • "Hands On" Approach: A willingness to be actively involved in the educational and personal development of students is crucial. You will assist with various tasks to help students build essential life skills.

  • Immediate Availability: The position is available for an immediate start, so you should be ready to join our team as soon as possible.

  • Enhanced DBS on Update Service: A current Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on the Update Service is required to ensure the safety and security of the students.

  • SEN Experience (Beneficial): While not mandatory, prior experience working with students with special educational needs is a significant advantage.

  • UK Experience (Must): You must have experience working in the UK education system and be familiar with its regulations and practices.

If you are a compassionate, flexible, and proactive individual with a desire to make a difference in the lives of SEN students, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role