EYFS Learning Mentor - Mornings Only
£9.80 per hour
Nursery & Early Years
Monday to Friday (Mornings 3 hours)
Are you passionate about supporting children in the early stages of their education?
Are you confident, positive and empathetic with lots of energy?
As an Early Years Learning Mentor, you will support and nurture children in Nursery, Reception and Key Stage 1 (Ages from 3 to 7) working 1:1 with SEN children but also working in groups. The role will see you assist children in the early stages of their education, helping them with day-to-day tasks and engaging their imagination through work and play.
- To provide a point of contact and support for parents with concerns about their child’s emotional, social or physical well-being
- Together with the SLT, identify pupils in need of additional support to overcome barriers to learning, both inside and outside of school.
- Liaise with teaching staff to provide particular support to targeted pupils, with the aim of enabling them to overcome barriers to learning.
- Work effectively as part of a team, with other members of school staff, to accurately assess the needs of each targeted child.
- Support the development and implementation of individualised action plans for targeted pupils
- Design and implement supportive interventions (e.g. emotional, social, behaviour support) for individuals and small groups of children and monitor the impact of these
- Develop 1:1 relationships with those pupils requiring targeted support, to address points raised in an action plan, through engaging them in activities and opportunities
- Undertake home-school liaison activities, which, where appropriate, may include home visits, in order to keep those parents/carers unable to attend school due to illness or disability, informed and engaged.
- Maintain accurate records and prepare written reports.
- Support with transition arrangements for pupils entering/leaving the school.
- Liaise with external agencies, such as health professionals and attendance improvement officers to support pupils.
- To be fully aware of and work within all safeguarding guidelines, keeping the Headteacher and DSL informed at all times
- To undertake training commensurate with the post.
- To take a responsible attitude to health and safety, and have due regard to own personal safety and the safety of others.
- Support and uphold the school’s Equal opportunities, Race equality and disabilities equality, in line with SIIS Policies.
Applicants holding a qualification in Childcare are welcome as are Teaching Assistants with experience in school settings. Relevant experience working in a care setting is also acceptable.
All successful applicants will be subject to safeguarding checks and have an enhanced DBS check.
For more information, please submit your CV by email or call our office on 01872 279810 and ask to speak to Tom.