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Learning Mentor - Victoria Drive Primary Pupil Referral Unit

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

36 hours a week (Full time)

Term Time only (39 weeks)

Required for January 2022

Victoria Drive PRU is looking to recruit an experienced and flexible Learning Mentor to join the very friendly team at Victoria Drive Primary Pupil Referral Unit (PRU).

The focus of the work will be to support primary aged pupils who are referred to Victoria Drive Pupil Referral Unit because of their complex SEMH needs.

Support for these pupils may take place in small groups or individually with pupils at Victoria Drive. There may be occasions where support for a pupil will need to take place in a local Wandsworth Primary School.

The prime objective of this role is to support learning and behaviour in order to prevent exclusion from school. Good communication, organisation, flexibility and strong interpersonal skills are essential for this post. Key skills required the ability to diffuse challenging situations, help pupils to understand the barriers they have to learning and engage with families and schools to encourage pupils to use a range of strategies to enable them to become successful learners.

The staff team at Victoria Drive PRU is long established and highly skilled. Training will be provided following a supportive induction period.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head teacher, Eileen Shannon, on 020 8780 2360.

Visits are welcomed, please contact the School Office on 0208 780 2360

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Alternatively, for an application form please contact admin@victoriapru.wandsworth.sch.uk

Completed application should be returned to the school by email - admin@victoriapru.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing Date: 15 October 2021 (at noon)

Interviews: 21 October 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted

Wandsworth Borough Council

Victoria Drive Primary Pupil Referral Unit

78 Victoria Drive

Southfields

SW19 6HR

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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