Capel Manor College is the only College in London that aims to deliver outstanding and inspirational and environmental land-based learning opportunities across the Greater London region. Our most recent Ofsted report rated the College “good” with good effectiveness of leadership and management. Aspiring to excellence, the College has an excellent reputation for quality, is financially strong and has continuous growth in student numbers. Fundamental to the College’s forward-thinking strategy is support for the environment and food supply in Greater London and the southeast
We are seeking to appoint an experienced SEN Mentor to join our Student Services team. Do you enjoy working with young people and are you passionate about helping them reach their full potential, do you have a passion or interest in the environment, then Capel Manor College is the right place for you!
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills, compassion, be able to work in collaboration with all teams and have previous experience of working with young people who have mental health, learning difficulties or disabilities, wellbeing or personal development issues.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified mentor and have previously worked in an educational setting and supported young people with learning difficulties and disabilities. They will have a good knowledge of English and Maths and an understanding of Safeguarding, Prevent, equality and diversity policies and procedures, be able to work flexibly and adapt to the needs of the service.
What’s in it for you?
We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.
Equality, diversity and inclusion We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.
This post is 5 days per week, based 3 days at our Crystal Palace Centre and 2 days at our Mottingham Centre.
Closing date: 21 August 2022
Interview date: TBC