Student Support Mentor, Coventry

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Caludon Castle SchoolCoventry
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 3 – £17,173 to £18,870 - salary is £12,831 pa to £14,099 pa pro rata to hours worked each week and the number of weeks worked each year.
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a Student Support Mentor to be part of our friendly and hardworking team. 

This opportunity is for a Year Student Support Mentor whereby you would be a key worker to an identified year group, inspiring and enthusing a number of identified students to achieve their termly targets, and also to provide assistance to classroom teachers with timetabled intervention/support.

Our student support team really is integral to the school’s vision to ensure young people overcome barriers to learning and achieve their full potential.  We have recently enhanced leadership support in the team with the appointment of four team leaders.

You will be approachable, enthusiastic, motivated and resilient and able to support our vulnerable students as well as our most able, encouraging them to become independent learners.

This is a unique opportunity to provide specialist support utilising your skills, whilst also observing a wide range of lessons across all subjects and years.  This post would suit an experienced Teaching Assistant or someone looking to enter teaching, as the position would offer school-based experience prior to applying for a PGCE or School Direct opportunity.  Excellent numeracy and literacy skills would be an advantage so that you can support the young people in our school with their English and Maths. 

Caludon Castle has a great deal to be proud of.  We are an oversubscribed, high performing school with ICT-rich, state of the art premises.  Our specialism in Leadership, Teaching School status and Castle Phoenix Trust profile, mean that we have exceptional facilities, motivated students and staff, and a host of exciting opportunities.   We offer a range of benefits which includes cycle to work, access to the on-site gym and swimming pool, free parking, an employee discount scheme and a commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition initiatives through our wellbeing committee and people strategy.

If you are passionate about improving students’ life chances, as we are, please contact Emma Over, HR Director for information, an informal discussion about the post or to arrange a visit.

Application packs are available to download on the Trust website and www.wmjobs or from Emma Over via email:  Application forms should be returned to Emma Over by 9.00am on Monday 28 January 2019.

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Hours of work are 32 hours per week (5 days per week), term time only plus 5 teacher training days.

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More about Caludon Castle School
Address: Axholme Road, Wyken, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 5BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 76444822