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Learning Mentor

The Ridge AcademyGloucestershire

£20,092 - £21,748 FTE per annum

37 hours per week, 43 weeks per year

Fixed Term for one year in the first instance

Immediate Start

Inspire their remarkable with us

Within this role as a Learning Mentor you will provide a complimentary service to teachers and support staff in the school.  Alongside the teaching and other support staff, you will work to address the needs of pupils who require support to overcome the barriers to learning (social, emotional and mental health) they may experience both inside and outside the school, in order that they are able to find their remarkable   This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has experience working with children, ideally children with SEMH.  We are looking for someone with NVQ Level 3 in childcare or the equivalent and any experience or training in Restorative Practice, Trauma Informed Approaches, Thrive or Nurture would be an asset.

The Ridge Academy is a primary school for children with social, emotional and mental health needs.  We warmly welcome visits so you can see all we offer in person.  Please contact us on 01242 512680 to arrange a time to visit and ask for Peter Hales.

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we are inspiring.

We offer:  

  • More opportunity to grow your career - We’ll support you in developing your career and experience at this school or another AET school.   
  • More tailored support - We understand every academy is unique. We’ll give you tailored support and flexibility, allowing you to do what’s best for your children.    
  • More chance to see what’s out there - We create opportunities for teachers to visit other AET academies and learn from outside experience.   
  • More like minded colleagues, so you can benefit from others’ experience - You’re connected to our network of 58 academies and thousands of education professionals.    
  • More technology so you can make more impact - Google Workspace Enterprise for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.   
  • More time - We strive to minimise unnecessary distractions so you can have energy for your job, and your life.

Closing date: 26th September 2021

Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date and applications will be considered upon receipt.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.  

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. 

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

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