Learning Mentor, Croydon

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Elmwood Infant SchoolCroydon
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Start date: April 2018 or sooner if possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,805- £18,143
Contract term: Permanent

Salary: Scale Point 26-28 (£25,242- £26,805) FTE

27½ hours per week (£17,085 - £18,143)

Hours: Mon-Fri - 8.45am until 3.15pm.

Contract: Permanent, term time only plus INSET days

Start Date: April 2018 (or sooner if possible)

We are looking for two experienced Learning Mentors to join our thriving, four form entry infant school. The successful candidates will be responsible for delivering interventions to vulnerable pupils across our school including Emotional Literacy Support, Lego Therapy and Nurture provision. 

Post 1:  The post holder will be responsible for delivering interventions/support to vulnerable children and those with challenging behaviour, leading a stay and play session for pre-school children one afternoon per week, supporting children with English as an Additional Language, providing a lunchtime club for vulnerable pupils, working with families at the early help stage of intervention, planning and delivering our nurture provision. 

Post 2 : The post-holder will be responsible for delivering interventions/support to  vulnerable children and those with challenging behaviour, planning and delivering PE sessions to Year 1 and Year 2 during PPA afternoons, promoting physical health and well- being through activities at playtime and lunchtime, delivering a multi-skills/football club  after school for KS1 pupils, working with families at the early help stage of intervention.

We are looking for two proactive, resilient and flexible team players who recognise that the role can change from one day to the next. Both candidates will be expected to work closely with external agencies, families, senior leaders and the rest of the inclusion team to ensure that outcomes for our children are as good as they possibly can be. 

Please contact the school for an application pack, or visit our website where you will find the application form to download. When applying, please use Croydon Council application form and include a supporting statement. Please note that CV's will not be accepted.

Visits to the school are very welcome.

Tel: 020 8689 7681

Email: jobs@elmwood-inf.croydon.sch.uk 

Website: www.elmwood-inf.croydon.sch.uk

Closing date: Friday 19th January at 9am

Interview date: WB Monday 22nd January

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

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More about Elmwood Infant School
Address: Lodge Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2PL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8689 7681