Learning Mentor - EAL, Coventry

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Foxford School & Community Arts CollegeCoventry
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Start date: as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,562 - £19,405
Contract term: Permanent

Pro rata salary band: Pro rata salary band: £16,562 - £19,405 (9.94 – 11.64 per hour) (Full time, all year-round band: £19,171 to £22,462)

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and pro-active Learning Mentor to work with students who speak English as an additional language.

Joining an established team, the successful candidate will provide valuable support to meet the needs of our students who are newly arrived in the school, supporting in class; on a one to one and small group basis. You will also liaise with parents/carers and on occasions act as translator at meetings.

You will be committed to helping students in removing barriers to learning and flexible, with an understanding on how to motivate students to learn. 

The ability to speak one or more language spoken within the community would be advantageous.

Foxford is an 11-18 vibrant, multi-cultural school which is known for its friendly and supportive ethos and its ambition to succeed.  This is an exciting time to join us; we have recently become part of Castle Phoenix Trust which specialises in leadership and was founded in February 2013, on the success of the Caludon Castle Teaching School and have a new interim Headteacher in post.

Being part of a Multi Academy Trust, and its associated teaching school, facilitates an opportunity to further develop our strategies to continue to invest in and develop our staff and, most importantly, bring about the best possible outcomes for our students who deserve the very best.

The Trust has a strong commitment to staff well-being and recognition, through its people strategy, and offers a range of benefits which include the local government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, free parking and an employee discount scheme.

Application packs are available to download on www.wmjobs.co.uk www.tes.co.uk or by email from Ali Wilkins, HR manager, aliw@foxford.coventry.sch.uk.  Completed forms are returnable to HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk 

We are holding a recruitment fair at Caludon Castle on 15th January 2020 from 4.30pm – 6.30pm so that interested candidates can come to meet staff and find out more about what we do and what this role entails.  Go to http://castlephoenixtrust.org.uk/recruitment-fair-book-your-place/ to book your place.

More about Foxford School & Community Arts College
Address: Grange Road, Longford, Coventry, West Midlands, CV6 6BB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 76369200