Learning Mentor - Required as Soon as Possible
Grade: Grade 3 points 16 - 20
Hours: 32.5 hours per week, 5 days per week
Contract: Temporary one year contract with a possibility of extending
Squirrels Heath Junior School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic professional, who has high expectations of themselves and our pupils, and is committed to improving the lives of our children.
We are looking to appoint an outstanding person who is passionate about helping children to remove barriers to learning, raise their aspirations and help them achieve their full potential, regardless of background.
The appointed person will also be responsible for assisting in the development of effective mentoring programmes for some of our children. If you are committed to improving the life chances of all children and are able to inspire and motivate others to do the same, then Squirrels Heath Junior School is the right place for you!
We are looking for an individual who:
•Has experience of supporting and building positive relationships with young people.
•Will be proactive, positive, calm and flexible.
•Has high expectations of themselves and the children they work with.
•Has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
•A proven track record in managing behaviour.
•Is able to motivate children.
•Will be committed to working as part of a team.
•Is confident in liaising with and supporting parents and working with external agencies.
•Has a working knowledge of child protection procedures.
•Is a positive role model.
•Will be resilient and have a good sense of humour.
Candidates are encouraged to visit the school by prior arrangement. Please call Tracey Drewett, Office Manager, on 01708 446472 to arrange a visit.
Closing Date for application: 18th June 2018 4pm
Interview date: 21st/22nd June 2018
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.