Learning Mentor, Crowborough

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Beacon AcademyCrowborough
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Learning Mentor

30 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Term Time only

We are looking for a professional and self-motivated individual, with excellent communication skills and the ability to be flexible. The ideal candidate should have experience of supporting children in a classroom environment and working with children with special educational needs to maximise students learning.

The role will include:

 To assist in promoting the learning and personal development of all students, including, but not exclusively, those with special educational needs.

 Monitor the student’s response to the learning activities and, where appropriate, modify or adapt the activities as agreed with the teacher to achieve the intended learning outcomes.

 To provide regular feedback on the student’s learning and behaviour to the teacher/SENCO, including feedback on the effectiveness of the behaviour strategies adopted

We are a rural, mixed 11-18 comprehensive converter academy with nearly 1300 students including 250 in the Sixth Form. We are situated in Crowborough on the edge of the Ashdown Forest and in close proximity to Tunbridge Wells and the South Coast.

As confirmed by the Department of Education’s provisional national league tables, Beacon Academy is number one school in the county under the headline Progress 8 measure, and in the top 2.82% of all schools nationwide. We have been judged good with outstanding features in 2 successive Ofsted observations, and are well on the way to achieving our goal of outstanding. We also take great pride in our designation as a National Teaching School and a National Support School.

The role is for 30 hours per week to be worked over 5 days, Monday to Friday, term time only. This role is paid on Single Status Grade 3, currently £15,377 - £15,809 per annum full time equivalent.

All posts are subject to DBS enhanced clearance, health checks and satisfactory references.

Deadline for applications: 10am on Thursday 14 December 2017

Interviews will be held on Monday 18 December 2017

For further details please visit our website www.beacon-academy.org or contact the Human Resources department on 01892 603078 or vacancies@beacon-academy.org. Please be advised that we do not accept curriculum vitae.

Beacon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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