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Pastoral Mentor for Specialist Secondary Provision
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£80 to £80 per day
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08 April 2022
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Pastoral mentor to work with Key Stage 3 and 4 students in an Alternative Provision.

About the role

Vision for Education are looking to appoint a Pastoral Mentor for a provision in Newcastle that caters for students that have been struggling with their Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. This provision provides a nurturing environment designed to get students back on track and re-focussed, with a view to gaining meaningful qualifications before they leave school. The ideal candidate will have the personality required to cope with often volatile situations and be able to remain calm and help young people when they encounter emotional turmoil. The job will start in ASAP and is an ongoing, long term role, that could turn permanent for the right candidate.

About the school

The school caters for young people in Key Stage 3 and 4 that have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) for their Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties.


To be considered for the role of Pastoral Mentor for Specialist Secondary Provision you will:
  • Have experience dealing with unpredictable and challenging behaviours
  • Be Team Teach qualified, or be willing to undergo training provided by Vision
  • A friendly, positive and empathetic attitude towards children and young people with additional needs
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.


£80 to £80 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Relevant experience in the past few years working with children, young people or vulnerable adults

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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