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Student Support Mentor

Exmouth Community CollegeExmouth, Devon

Located on the stunning Jurassic Coast and with the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close by, Exmouth Community College is one of the largest secondary schools in the country with over 2300 students.

The College is seeking a Student Support Mentor to work closely with the Assistant Principal (Progress and Intervention) and provide individualised support to students who are eligible for Pupil Premium funding.  This is a busy role requiring the successful candidate to work across the school, meeting with students, teachers and support staff to implement strategies to support students develop their academic progress.

The Pupil Premium team consists of independent and creative thinkers who are able to contribute ideas to the team.  Working with our most disadvantaged students, we have a passion for putting the student at the heart of what we do and strive to think outside the box when adapting and implementing provision for the students in our care.  

We are an energetic and hardworking department who put a great deal of effort into getting the best for our students.  Often in challenging situations, you will be liaising directly with students and their families directly to develop relationships with students, parents and carers.  You will also need to be able to work alongside pastoral teams and other departments to seek the best outcome for students to support their education.

If you are able to bring new ideas, energy and passion to developing the best outcomes for students then we would welcome an application from you.

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably skilled person to join the College and work in its community of highly motivated staff, enthusiastic students, supportive parents and knowledgeable Governing Board.

Please refer to the Exmouth Community College website  for the full Job Description and Person Specification.  

To apply:  Please download and complete a non-teaching application form available from the Exmouth Community College website .

Closing Date:  Monday 19 April 2021 at 10am  

Interview Date:  Friday 23 April 2021

*Interviews will be held remotely in Microsoft Teams*

We welcome applications from individuals wishing to work on a part-time basis, subject to the College's need.

Exmouth Community College is committed to providing the best possible care and education to our pupils and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff to share this commitment.  As part of our commitment, we need to ensure that all potential employees satisfy our employment checks.  Please note that where appropriate, shortlisted and/or potentially suitable applicants will be required to undertake further checks.  A satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure (with Barred List check) will be required before the successful candidate can commence employment at Exmouth Community College. 

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