Learning Support Mentor

West Midlands, WV4 Alex Markham
Temporary/Full Time £15,000.00 - £19,000.00

Posted 13 days ago

Job Role: Learning Support Mentor

Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Salary £15,000 to £19,000

Hours: 8:30 am till 4 pm (Monday to Friday)


Simply Education is currently seeking a SEND Teaching Assistant to work in a special school in the area Lanesfield, Wolverhampton. The role will involve supporting children with mental health challenges. Simply can offer specialised training for people who have not worked in a school before but have skills from elsewhere that can be transferred into an educational setting. 

The school are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join the team ready for the September start, ideally, the school would like the successful applicant to start before the end of the summer term to get them integrated and become a functional part of the team ready for September.



What does your new role entail:


Assist the classroom teacher in delivering lessons and supporting pupils with SEN in the classroom.

Work with small groups or individual pupils, providing additional support and assistance as required. Help to create and maintain a positive and inclusive learning environment for pupils with SEN.

Attend meetings with parents and other professionals as required to discuss pupils' progress and support needs.

Undertake any other duties as required to support the smooth running of the school.

Monitor and track pupil progress and provide regular feedback to the class teacher and other professionals.

Support pupils to achieve their full potential, both academically and socially, in a supportive and inclusive learning environment.





Relevant experience working with students with special educational needs, preferably in a secondary school setting.

Empathy, patience, and a genuine passion for supporting students with special needs.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues.

Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of students.

A proactive approach to learning and professional development.

Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check or willingness to obtain one.



At Simply Education, we care that you can do a great job for the children you work with and the schools that you are filling in for.  We want you to enjoy your work and so our former Assistant Principals offer you FREE CPD to share classroom strategies that have been seen to work in over 1200 classroom observations.  Our courses help you get started as a supply teacher, cover supervisor or teaching assistant and then progress with CPD-Certified twilight courses on behaviour management, de-escalation practices, effective feedback, differentiation, questioning, removing barriers to learning and teacher talk.  We have a range of courses to support your work with young children (EYFS), SEND children (including autism & ADHD) and more for aspiring teaching assistants.  What are you waiting for?



You can also utilise the numerous benefits we offer to include.


Your very own dedicated consultant who is there to carter to your specific needs.

A variety of daily, short, and long-term positions and permanent roles.

Competitive rates of pay and choice of umbrella or PAYE.

No need for completion of time sheets

A variety of online interactive CPD courses with certificate certification on many.

Access to our Educational Development Team to support you with interview preparation and progression within in your career.

£75 reward scheme for each Teacher you introduce to us after they’ve worked 10 days.

Access to your own availability area via the Simply Education website.


Please click ‘apply now’ or alternatively email your dedicated consultant Alex Markham directly at alex.m@simplyeducation.co.uk with an up-to-date CV.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role within education, please still contact your local consultant Alex Markham at the Cheshire office for a confidential discussion on your career and different opportunities that are available.

All candidates who register with Simply Education will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service.

All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course, or provide a certificate dated within the last three years.

All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

All candidates will have commitment to and responsibility for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people to the relevant extent of the role.


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