Learning Mentor with Cover Supervisor Responsibilities, Whiston Road, Kingsthorpe, Northampton, NN2 7RR

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Green Oaks Primary SchoolWhiston Road, Kingsthorpe, Northampton, NN2 7RR
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,070 - £20,138 (£15,377 - £17,137 pro rata)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Ref: 17-18/GPA/008

37 hours a week, term time (39 weeks a year)

Fixed Term, Maternity Cover

Closing Date: 29 April 2018 at Midnight

We are seeking to appoint a committed and talented Learning Mentor with Cover Responsibilities to work at the Green Oaks Primary Academy.

The successful post holder will be required to work as a Learning Mentor, taking booster groups of pupils to help overcome barriers to learning and also cover classes in the absence of the Class Teacher, including unplanned absence and/or planned absence due to the allocation of PPA time. They will work alongside the Class Teachers to plan and teach exciting and engaging learning opportunities.

This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to develop their teaching skills whilst working in a supportive environment. To be successful you must be able to demonstrate:

  • excellent communication skills
  • the ability to relate to and engage with a wide range of pupils
  • great organisational skills
  • high standards in terms of achievement and behavior.

The Green Oaks Primary Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is situated in the Kingsthorpe area of Northampton. The academy, led by the Principal, Wendy Gordon, strives to give every child the best possible outcomes and opportunities by putting them at the heart of everything they do. They have a fun and creative approach to learning and the staff are supportive and welcoming, they aim to provide a safe, happy and friendly environment where all children are included and encouraged to achieve their full potential. 

Training and support will be provided from a welcoming and professional team. If you think you have what it takes to work within this role we look forward to hearing from you.

The role is for 37 hours a week, term time only therefore this is reflected in the pro rata salary. 

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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