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We are hiring Learning & Development Mentors

The board of AutismAble is seeking to appoint 2 x Learning & Development Mentors to support and lead sessions across our our friendly and welcoming Specialist Education Provision.

Closing date for applications 1.00pm on 27 July 2018
Required for September 2018
Responsible to Education Manager
Location South Shields
Contract Term Time Only – September – July

(39 Weeks)

Working Hours ·             We have 1 position available for 30 hours per week

·             We have 1 positions available for 24 hours per week


Please specify the total hours you are applying for.

The candidate will need to be flexible, as on occasion they will be required to attend important team meetings regarding student EHCP and support plan matters.

Salary LMSA Grade 1 –  £18,319 pro rata

(Actual salary is £12,425.40 / 9940.32 There may be an option to increase hours subject to funding.)

Holiday Entitlement Holiday pay of pro-rota 30 days is included within salary. Holidays cannot be taking in term time.

The successful candidate will be a creative, dedicated and motivated person with experience of working with learners with Special Educational Needs (SEND).  They should have an entry level Teaching (Level 3 minimum) or an HTLA teaching assistant qualification or equivalent and be qualified to a minimum of level 2 or equivalent GCSE C / Grade 5 in Maths and English.

AutismAble is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought.

We will welcome informal inquiries to

Please complete the application form using computer or print out and complete by hand and return it before the closing date to:


F.A.O :            Mr Andrew Forster,

Autism Able CIC,

The Custom Space

Captains Row

South Shields

Tyne and Wear

NE33 5AS .

We will welcome informal inquiries.

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