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Learning Support Mentor - Pupil Referral Unit (PRU)
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Long-term, Permanent
£330 to £400 per week
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11 May 2022
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Vision are recruiting for a Learning Support Mentor to work in a Pupil Referral Unit. We are looking for people that have a passion for working with young people that struggle to regulate their own emotions and behaviours.

About the role

You will be working with young people that struggle to regulate their own emotions, supporting them in core subjects such as Maths and English, but also working outdoors, incorporating sport and other outdoor activities into their curriculum.

About the school

The school caters for young people that have been taken out of their mainstream school. They place a big emphasis on sport and physical activity as it is a fantastic outlet for children that can struggle to express their emotions.


To be considered for the role of Learning Support Mentor - Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) you will:
  • Experience or Qualifications in Sports Coaching
  • The desire to positively impact the lives of young people that may have suffered trauma
  • An outgoing and engaging personality
  • The ability to remain calm in volatile situations
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Relevant experience with young people or vulnerable adults
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Natasha Hendy on 0191 229 1386 or email
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