Learning Mentor, Canterbury

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The Charles Dickens SchoolCanterbury

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Start date: January 2018 or sonner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: KR6 - £19,609-£21,509 - pro rata to £16,278-£17,855
Contract term: Permanent


This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School, as it joined Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) on 1 March 2017, working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School, an outstanding rated co-educational grammar school in Canterbury. This new venture will see The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing of best practice. The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development.  

The Post  

For 4 January 2018 or as soon as possible, the Governors wish to appoint a highly qualified Learning Mentor to provide a complementary service to existing teachers and pastoral staff within the School, addressing the needs of students, supporting them in overcoming barriers to learning and enabling them to achieve their full potential thereby raising standards of achievement and aspirations.   

Candidates should already be a trained Learning Mentor or be willing to undertake the appropriate training and have experience of working closely with children for at least 2 years. Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to child protection, safety, security and confidentiality are required.  

This post is ideal for a qualified teacher or a person seeking a career as a teacher in the longer term and is term time only plus two Staff Development Days.  

Hours of work are 8.00am-4.00pm Mon-Thu and 8.00am-3.30pm Fri with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break. 

How to Apply  

Applications for this post should be made online only using the application form. CVs will not be accepted. If you wish to discuss this post please contact Mrs M Lawson, Deputy Headteacher.     

The Charles Dickens School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List for Children.

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More about The Charles Dickens School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Broadstairs Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2RL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1843 862988
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