Ivy Education Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and
motivated member of staff to support Newton Abbot College’s disadvantaged
students to improve their academic progress in order to reach their potential,
with the primary focus being on their literacy and/or numeracy.
This new and
exciting role will involve working closely with the Quality of Education team
in supporting students with their academic success through a range of methods,
including one-to-one mentoring and small group tuition. There is a large body
of evidence that tutoring and small-group tuition is effective – particularly
where it is targeted at pupils’ specific needs; and that it can be particularly
effective for disadvantaged pupils.
Mentors are often graduates with some experience in education or working with students.
You may not be a qualified teacher but may be working towards an initial
teacher training qualification or considering a career in education.
receive a package of ongoing training. The successful applicant will be able to
build supportive relationships with young people and have high expectations of
student achievement, aspirations and behaviour.
Good communication skills, a positive and proactive outlook and a
commitment to working as part of a team are essential.
Newton Abbot College is an
over-subscribed secondary school with a growing Sixth Form that is situated in
the heart of Newton Abbot, Devon. Our
mission is to support, challenge and inspire every individual to be better than
they ever dreamt they could be. To achieve this staff and students share the
same set of values and drivers that underpin an ethos of traditional values and
incredibly high expectations and a culture of high-quality teaching supported
by exceptional pastoral care. Staff wellbeing and professional development are
always a priority and we work hard to look after our staff and provide them
with opportunities to develop their practice and, if they wish, further their
careers. There is a very strong sense of
community and team at Newton Abbot College; everybody looks out for one another
and everybody is proud of their role; as together we grow our college from
strength to strength.
Newton Abbot College (“Good”
OFSTED April 2019) is part of the Ivy Learning Trust. We have exceptional
expectations of our students and staff, and we welcome applicants who share our
commitment to place student learning at the centre of everything we do. The Ivy Learning Trust is an inspiring place
to work with staff who are dedicated to increasing opportunities, maximising
outcomes and improving the life chances of all pupils. We prioritise nurturing
and developing the talent of our staff; our induction programme is excellent,
and all staff are involved in an innovative CPD programme. All Ivy Learning Trust schools form a wider
family with a vision of inspiring excellence through collaboration.
If you like what you see and read
and believe that you can support us in continuing to achieve great things here
at Newton Abbot College, then do get in touch.
Ivy Education Trust is committed
to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and
expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All employees are expected to undergo
Disclosure and Barring and employment checks.
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