Learning Mentor- Sixth Form, Victoria, London

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Westminster City SchoolVictoria, London

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Start date: 7th January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 5 (22-25) £22,147-£23,982 actual salary + lunch duty £1,900 p.a.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


  • Do you wish to work in a school committed to the development of all staff in its care? 
  • Do you wish to join an aspirational and collaborative department which is improving the life chances of all students?  
  • Do you relish challenges? 

Westminster City School is a successful 11-18 Christian non-denominational comprehensive academy for boys with a mixed sixth form. Ours is a lively and vibrant learning community situated in the heart of central London with all the opportunities and advantages of an inner city school.  You like us, will share our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment in a comprehensive setting. The sixth form outcomes have been excellent over the last two academic years with 66% of our students achieving A* - B across all subjects in 2018.    

"You are ambitious for the students at the school. You are proud of their achievements and strive to ensure they do the best they can." OFSTED 2017  

“Leaders have designed the curriculum to meet the needs of students of all abilities. The most able students sit GCSE examinations early and, if they meet their target early, can start A Level courses in Year 11”. Ofsted 2017 

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and capable colleague, ideally a graduate or someone with equivalent experience in a secondary school to carry out the role of Learning Mentor. You will carry out a variety of tasks including student facing and administrative tasks to support the school improve. Having excellent record keeping and time management skills are essential for this role. You will need to employ a professional and assertive attitude whilst having an approachable manner delivered with good humour.  Ability to be flexible and manage a variety of tasks whilst meeting deadlines is important.   

This is a term time only position, plus a week in the school summer holidays for sixth form enrolment.  There is a compulsory paid lunch duty.  You will be required to attend parents evening and other before/after school events related to the Sixth Form. You will be responsible for monitoring and improving student attendance and punctuality.  You will be expected to take a holistic view of student attendance, conduct and progress, liaising with school staff and external bodies, to effect positive outcomes. 

You like us, will share our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment in a comprehensive setting.  We believe in developing our staff and have a dynamic and supportive management team. We also spend much of our time looking at what we can learn from other successful schools.  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.  

If you would like to discuss the role informally with the Head of Sixth Form or to arrange an appointment to visit the school please e-mail l.ellens@wcsch.com (Headteacher’s PA). You may also wish to visit our website www.wcsch.com to read more about the school.  

Closing date: 10th December at 9.00am 

Interviews will take place on 14th December 2018

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More about Westminster City School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: 55 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7963 6300
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