ASD Learning Support Mentor
A Primary School for children with ASD & Multiple Learning Difficulties, some of whom also have an additional diagnosis of autism based in Feltham are seeking an experienced ASD Learning Support Mentor full time and long term from September.
About the school:
There are two sites at this Special School, a Nursery and KS2 site.
At Key Stage 2 pupils follow a curriculum that incorporates individual learning needs and offers a learning environment that is engaging and fun. The curriculum is topic focused and pupils engage in learning through exciting new themes, lessons are linked to the theme and support learning across all subject areas.
Pupils in their assessment nursery, reception classes and through KS1 follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum
The curriculum is implemented through both teacher led and child-initiated learning as appropriate for the needs of individual pupils.
The EYFS curriculum offers a focus on the prime areas of learning, alongside continuous provision which promotes skills in the Prime and Specific areas through a play based approach.
Enrichment days are planned half termly to enhance learning, through first hand experiences. Days are planned with a focused curriculum area in mind.
Pupils have the opportunity to access a range of facilities to enhance learning opportunities both in school and within the local community including- hydro pool, soft play, horse riding and sailing.
The head of school is looking for a Learning Support Mentor who will:
• Have experience/interest of working with children/young people in some capacity
• SEN experience including Autism - Essential
• Minimum GCSE Grade C in Maths and English
• Have excellent communication skills
• Be positive and enjoy a challenge
• Have a DBS (we can support with your application)
In return you can expect:
• Smaller class sizes (no more than 10 to a class)
• On the job support
• To work on a 1:1 capacity with pupils
• Relevant training and development opportunities
• Work alongside therapists/councilors
If you are interested in this role, you feel you meet the criteria and are ready for a new challenge then please email your CV today or call and ask for the SEN Team! Paid trail days may also be arranged.
Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement.
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