Learning Mentor, Crowborough

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Beacon AcademyCrowborough

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


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 successful candidate will join our team of dedicated and experiences learning mentors who assist in promoting the learning and personal development of all students, including, but not exclusively, those with special educational needs. 

We are a split-site, rural, mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1300 students, including over 250 students in our Sixth Form. We are situated centrally in Crowborough, on the outskirts of the Ashdown Forest, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are close to Tunbridge Wells and the South Coast.

We work meticulously to secure a culture of unapologetically high expectations that are underpinned by our collective, uncompromising belief and ambition for the students of Beacon Academy, and for the experienced, loyal, highly-skilled and highly-effective team of staff that teach them, allowing teachers to teach and students to learn in a school where leadership, management, behavior, safeguarding and welfare are all judged as outstanding. The Academy is committed to the development of both its staff and students.

In 2017 we achieved our best ever A-Level and GCSE results which now place Beacon Academy as the top performing school in Sussex and in the top 3% of schools nationally. Furthermore, in June 2017 we were one of only sixty-five schools nationwide to be awarded National Teaching School and National Support School designations, taking a leading role in recruiting and training new entrants to the profession. Our Headteacher, Ms Robinson is also a designated National Leader of Education and a Consultant Headteacher for East Sussex County Council.

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 £16,755 - £17,007 per annum full time equivalent.

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

Deadline for applications: 10am on Friday 21 September 2018

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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More about Beacon Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Beeches Site, North Beeches Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1892 603000
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