Learning Mentor - Fixed term, Cheltenham

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The Ridge AcademyCheltenham

Date posted:
Start date: 7 January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary dependent upon experience
Contract term: Fixed Term

£19,446 - £24,657 FTE (pro-rata)

33.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year 

Are you looking for your next challenge?

The Ridge is a very special learning community. We provide a “fresh start” for children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health problems (SEMH).  The curriculum is designed to support children in becoming confident and independent learners in a rapidly changing world.

We are looking to appoint a Learning Mentor to address the needs of pupils who require support to overcome the barriers to learning they experience both inside and outside the school, in order that they are able to achieve their full potential.

You must:

  • Have knowledge of interventions to support children eg social skills development activities
  • Be able to communicate effectively 
  • Hold an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualifications
  • Have previous experience of working with children in a primary setting

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity and would like to be part of our friendly team, why not come and look around our warm, welcoming school?  To arrange a visit of for further details on the post, please contact the school office and ask for Jo Scriven HR Officer  on 01242 512680 or email jscriven@theridgeacademy.org  

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

This is a fixed term position until 31 July 2019 and is required to commence January 2019.

Closing date: Monday 29 October 2018. 

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. To apply, please click on the 'Quick Apply' button.

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.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Clyde Crescent, Whaddon, Cheltenham, GL52 5QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1242 512680

The Ridge Academy has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere where the individual nature of every child is recognised and valued. All the children, parents, staff and governors are committed to working together to ensure that every child receives the su...