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Learning Mentor – PMLD Specialist School

Bristol
Mentor
Part Time, Permanent, Temporary
Part Time, Permanent, Temporary
Salary: £100-£120 per day
Travel Expenses: £0.40 per mile
Immediate Start: Yes
Job Reference: MENTOR0005

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD)? Do you have a genuine desire to support their educational and personal development? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dedicated team as a Learning Mentor at a PMLD Specialist School in Bristol.

As a Learning Mentor, you will play a pivotal role in providing individualised support and guidance to students with PMLD. Your primary responsibility will be to assist and empower students in overcoming barriers to learning, promoting their independence, and enhancing their overall well-being.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provide one-on-one mentoring and support to students with PMLD, tailoring interventions to their specific needs and abilities
  2. Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment, promoting students’ social and emotional development
  3. Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to create personalised learning plans and adapt curriculum materials to meet individual students’ requirements
  4. Implement PMLD-specific strategies and techniques, such as sensory integration, communication systems, and assistive technology, to facilitate students’ access to learning
  5. Support students in developing essential life skills, promoting their independence and self-confidence
  6. Build strong relationships with students, their families, and the wider school community, ensuring effective communication and collaboration
  7. Monitor and track students’ progress, providing regular feedback and reporting to the relevant stakeholders
  8. Attend training and professional development sessions to enhance your knowledge of PMLD support strategies and stay up-to-date with best practices in the field

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience working with individuals with PMLD is essential
  • A caring and compassionate nature, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of PMLD-specific strategies, interventions, and assistive technology
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Strong organisational and time management skills

Your commitment and dedication to changing the outcomes of young people have never been so needed. Join our community of Learning Mentors at a PMLD Specialist School in Bristol and become part of a passionate team dedicated to supporting students with PMLD. Apply today and discover what an opportunity with Lexia could look like for you.

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