Learning Mentor, Darlington

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Polam Hall SchoolDarlington
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Learning Support Mentor Scale 5 £20,661 - £22,658 FTE Actual term time salary for 37 hours a week £16,785 pa.
Contract term: Permanent

Job advert

Learning Mentor post

Posted: 4 December 2017.

Closing date: Wednesday 13 December 2017

Interviews to be held: Monday 18 December 2017

Start date: January 2018.

Salary:Learning Support Mentor Scale 5 £20,661 - £22,658 FTE Actual term time salary for 37 hours a week £16,785 pa.

Contract type: Permanent. Term time -37 weeks.  Full time post 37 hours a week.

Learning Mentor – Secondary Phase

Polam Hall School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Learning Mentor to;

  • provide support and guidance to students by removing the barriers to learning in order to promote effective participation, enhance learning, raise aspirations and achieve full potential.
  • develop and implement personalised action plans for students, including pupils who receive the Pupil Premium
  • liaise with school staff, parents and outside agencies in order to ensure that specific pupils make good progress.
  • track and monitor the achievement of Pupil Premium pupils across the secondary phase of the school and the impact of intervention for such pupils in closing the gap.

The successful candidate will be qualified to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent and have experience of working with secondary students in a school environment and of promoting high aspirations and removing barriers to learning.

If you wish to discuss the requirements of the post please contact Jane Hiser, HR Manager initially; email hiser.j@phs.woodard.co.uk.

Polam Hall School is a 4-19 co-educational day and boarding school which converted to Free School Status in September 2015. It is now part of Woodard Academies Trust and forms part of the Trust’s Northern Hub. The Trust is working effectively with Polam Hall School to prepare the school for its first OFSTED, expected in 2017/18.

This is a very exciting time at Polam Hall. The school has grown to its current 700 pupils over the last two years and will continue to expand until it reaches a roll of around 880.

At Polam Hall we aim to build creativity, confidence and compassion in our young people. The vision of the School moving forward is to retain a focus on the individual, on providing opportunities and the holistic development of each child.

Please note all applications must be made via the link on the school website www.polamhall.careers.eteach.com

Polam Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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