Pastoral Mentor, Blackpool

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Blackpool Sixth Form CollegeBlackpool

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £20,062-£21,235 per annum for a term time only plus 5 days role, pro-rata.
Contract term: Fixed Term

Blackpool Sixth is an outstanding college specialising in 16-19 education, we have an exciting opportunity for a Pastoral Mentor to join our team. We have full and part-time positions available, the posts are fixed-term until July 2020. The full-time post is 36.25 hours per week over 5 days, term time only, and the part-time role is approximately 18 hours per week over 3 days, term time only. Both full and part-time posts carry the requirement to work additional days. This is a fantastic opportunity to be a part of the college-wide pastoral team where you will be supporting a wonderful group of highly ambitious students studying on a range of courses.

Our main goal is to support every individual to fulfil their full potential. Each pastoral mentor delivers timetabled sessions with each of their groups to deliver key information and the Life Links programme, the remainder of the time is devoted to pastoral care and 1:1 appointments which monitor academic progress as well as providing next steps advice. 

This is an ideal post for a person who is passionate about the pastoral care of students, enjoying their company and being able to quickly establish a strong rapport, removing barriers to learning and working with individuals to maximise their progress. At the same time, post-holders must be rigorous about maintaining high expectations, standards and discipline in line with college systems.

Do you have a degree-level qualification? Do you have experience of providing support and guidance to young people? Can you demonstrate a student-centred approach whilst delivering the pastoral curriculum and offering support and guidance? If you have answered yes to these questions then click here to apply now and find out more about the college. Please ensure you note on your application if you are only interested in the part-time post. 

Closing date: 9am 13th November 2019

Assessment day: 21st November  2019

The health and wellbeing of our staff is important to us, we have recently launched a health and wellbeing group whose mission is to help create a healthy working environment for staff and students through the promotion of a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of a protected characteristic, or is disadvantaged by any conditions or any related individual requirements. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and all diverse groups. The college provides equality of access, services and care to everyone, regardless of people’s age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression or trans status, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation.

All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the college’s commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. Due to the number of applications we get for each post, we will only be able to contact you should you be shortlisted for interview. 

More about Blackpool Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Blackpool Old Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 7LR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1253 394911
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We are a high-achieving sixth form, giving our students an excellent springboard to success. We educate the whole student, providing all with excellent teaching and opportunities for growth and personal development. We are recognised by Ofsted as an ...