Job Vacancy Essex

Looking for an exciting career in Education




£15 - £25 per hour

JOB role

1st Staff is looking to recruit Mentors to work in the Essex area with children from Early Years to Secondary.

who can apply

The ideal candidate should have experience working either as a Mentor, Social Worker, Mental Health Practitioner, Play Therapist, Early Years Practitioner, ASD/ADHD/PDA specialist or Ex-Medical staff.

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As a Mentor, you will be expected to develop a good rapport with children and young people in order to support them effectively with their learning. You will need to have an excellent understanding of SEND and ASD, be dynamic and proactive, and have strong behaviour management skills. Your role will involve mentoring children of different ages and development stages. 

About Us

1st Staff work with all ages between early years foundation through to 18 and beyond with or without an EHC plan that has Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) including; SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) Difficulties, Autism (ASD), Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) at Outreach Provisions and within the child’s home.

Our purpose

To meet each and every student’s needs and for them to reach their potential and hit their goals.

Our commitment

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.

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