Learning Mentor

  • £80 - 100 per day
  • Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
  • Temporary

Learning Mentor

Location: Stockport
Type: Full-time
Salary: £80-£100 per day

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young individuals facing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges? Do you have a deep understanding of the unique needs of pupils aged 11 to 16 who require tailored support to achieve their full potential? If so, we invite you to apply to join the team at an innovative alternative provision, dedicated to empowering students to overcome obstacles and flourish.

About Us:

This school understands that traditional education settings might not be the best fit for every student. The alternative provision focuses on creating a nurturing and inclusive environment where pupils with SEMH needs can thrive. They have a team of professionals is committed to helping students develop the skills, resilience, and confidence they need to succeed academically and emotionally.

Role Overview:

As a Learning Mentor, you will play a vital role in providing essential support to pupils facing SEMH challenges. Working within a school environment, you will engage with pupils on a one-on-one basis and lead small group sessions to address their unique needs. Your mission will be to guide and inspire these young individuals, fostering their personal growth, helping them overcome challenges, and enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide individualised support to pupils facing SEMH challenges.
  • Lead small group sessions aimed at enhancing social and emotional skills.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to develop tailored intervention plans.
  • Empower students to overcome obstacles and develop a growth mindset.
  • Foster a safe and inclusive learning environment where pupils feel valued and understood.

Schools’ approach:

  • Personalised Learning Plans: The school will create individualised plans that adapt to each student's learning pace and style.
  • Therapeutic Support: The team includes experienced counsellors who provide emotional support to pupils when needed.
  • Holistic Development: They focus on nurturing not only academic growth but also social and emotional well-being.
  • Strong Community: They foster a sense of belonging among students and staff.


  • Relevant experience working with pupils facing SEMH challenges.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Empathy, patience, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other professionals.
  • Commitment to creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.

To be considered for this great opportunity, please apply directly or contact Destiny via email db@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk for more information.


· All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy

· Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained

· You must have legal right to work in the UK

· You must be willing to attend a registration interview

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Spencer Clarke Group work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary, Special Education needs and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


Destiny Buck Recruitment Consultant

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