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Learning Mentor




Talocher School, Talocher Farm, Monmouth, NP25 4DN

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


£15,500 per annum


40 hours per week. Term Time Only.

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

Talocher School is a specialist schools for up to 30/50 girls and boys aged 9 to 19 with with social, emotional and mental health and/or a range of complex learning and communication difficulties. The school provides a warm, welcoming and relaxed environment for young people who are unable to attend mainstream education because of their additional learning needs.

•Do you thrive on change and challenge and long to make a real difference?

•Are you looking for something very different?

•Can you meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable and challenging children in the education system?

•Do you have a great sense of humour and want to work as part of a fun, supportive and caring team?

• Are you resilient in the face of challenge, positive, calm and committed to maximizing pupils achievements?

Ideally, applicants will hold a Teaching Assistant or Social Care related Diploma and/or have experience in education/youth work settings. However, applications are also welcome from those with no experience but willing to train. Due to the nature of this role it is essential you have a driving license.

The successful candidate will join a very well established team of education, care and specialist therapy professionals working together to support student progress and will receive a bespoke induction package. Attractive rewards, term time only working, school holidays and strong teamwork are all part of the package.

For more information, please call 01531 670632 or email

This role is a 1 Year Fixed Term Contract position with the potential to go permanent for the right person.

Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.



Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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