Academic Learning Mentor, Plymouth

Closing date:

Sir John Hunt Community Sports CollegePlymouth

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade: D (Full time salary £19,945, Actual salary £15,926)
Contract term: Permanent

Academic Learning Mentor x 2

Contract term: Permanent

Grade: D (Full time salary £19,945, Actual salary £15,926)

Hours: 34.5 hours per week/39 weeks per annum.  

Required from: September 2019

Sir John Hunt are looking to appoint Academic Learning Mentors, who are passionate about raising achievement, to work with identified students across Key Stage 4 in order to further raise their aspirations and academic performance. The ideal candidates will be proactive, positive and flexible, great team players with excellent communication skills and will be responsible for the development of effective mentoring relationships with both students and staff. 

This post would also be ideal for candidates who wish to gain experience in a school with a view to becoming a teacher. 

Key aspects of the role will include: 

• Mentoring identified students both in and out of the classroom setting 

• Working with teachers to enhance students’ progress 

• Developing and delivering interventions to students 

• Promoting and supervising the Key Stage 4 ‘Learning Café’ 

• Providing revision support and guidance for students 

• Working with the Raising Standards Leader to ensure students are prepared for examinations 

The successful applicant will:

• Supporting identified students within the classroom setting

• Withdrawing small groups for intensive support outside of the classroom environment

• Liaising with teachers over students’ progress

• Promoting and supervising the Key Stage 4 ‘Learning Café’

• Providing revision support and guidance for students

We offer:

• An established and comprehensive induction programme 

• A strong commitment to your professional development, excellent CPD and leadership development at all levels 

• A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded 

• A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all 

• A positive and stimulating school climate which values the contribution of all staff 

An application form and further details can be found on the College website. 

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 02 September 2019

SJH is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all candidates are expected to share this commitment.  This position is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

More about Sir John Hunt Community Sports College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lancaster Gardens, Whitleigh, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 4AA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1752 201020
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