Salary: C Grade
Contract Type: Term Time Only / 30 hours per week / 44.64 weeks per year
Start date: September 2022
• Would you like to join a growing and developing team?
• Do you find engaging with hard to reach children and young people rewarding?
• Are you passionate and ready to work in a fun and challenging SEND environment?
If you can answer ‘YES’, please carry on reading
This is an exciting time of growth for Brunel Academies Trust with the introduction of the Brunel Academies Links Programme and therefore we are delighted to announce an opportunity for the new role of Specialist Learning Mentor.
The role will encompass providing support and assistance in the development and education of children in our provision. This will be achieved through undertaking tasks both on site and off and providing supervision and mentoring to especially hard to reach students with a range of challenging needs. The role will involve taking sole responsibility for a young person and providing them with emotional stability.
We are also excited to announce a prospective opportunity to undertake continuous professional development as part of the role to enhance your skills and expertise which ultimately improve the life chances of the students we work with. Therefore, the willingness to undertake training would be advantageous.
About Brunel Academies Link Programme
Brunel Academies Links Programme Services offer schools, settings and other commissioning agencies like Local Authorities and CCG’s the opportunity to access support and therapeutic intervention for CYP affected by SEND/ASC /social communication and interaction difference (SCID) particularly where because of high needs, the CYP may be struggling to access their learning environment. Brunel Academies Links Programme Bespoke support can be offered from our bases operating offsite from schools and settings.
WE OFFER YOU:
• Excellent training and promotion opportunities;
• Brunel Perks – exclusive discounts on a range of products and retailers;
• Enthusiastic and supportive colleagues, parents & Governors;
• An opportunity to shape the future of the school and the staff and children and young people within it.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Check, references & medical clearance. We are committed to equal opportunities.
If you interested in applying for the role, please submit an expression of interest, detailing your skills and why you would be suitable for the role to the following email address:
CLOSING DATE: 11.09.2022
We occasionally close vacancies early in the event that we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early
Brunel Academies Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people (CYP) and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check, references and medical clearance. All references will be obtained prior to interview in line with Safer Recruitment and KCSIE.
Brunel Academies Trust is dedicated to the vision of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that reflects diversity from the communities it serves. We value the contributions of all colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds and actively seek to promote an environment which is free from discrimination and harassment; which at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance.
Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010, Brunel Academies Trust welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process that is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, pronouns preference, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy, paternity or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.