Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,776.00 - £23,701.00 Annually (Actual) Fixed Term Contract until 22nd July 2025. 37 Hours per week. AAT Grade 5 SCP 10 - 15. £25,545 - £27803 (FTE)

Behaviour Support Mentor job summary

We are seeking to appoint a Behaviour Support Mentor to work with our Secondary aged students.

The role of a Behaviour Support Mentor is to support the learning process. Primarily this includes working with individuals and/or small groups to resolve difficulties causing concern as quickly as possible so as to promote learning at all times, working with teachers and the Behaviour Support Manager.

Behaviour Support Mentors ensure and promote effective behaviour support throughout the school to support all pupils to improve learning outcomes and in conjunction with the Behaviour for Learning Team leader, monitor and implement development on whole School Behaviour Support policy and set targets to improve behaviour for learning for individual students. You will also be required to liaise with parents/carers, supervise lunch and break duties, and lead on building strong positive Pupil and staff relationships. For more details, please look at the job description attached.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate and ambitious with a drive and commitment to improve the life chances of our young people. You will have a dynamic, exceptional and creative approach to improving the teaching and learning in a way that benefits all children. This role would suit someone looking to begin & build on a pastoral and/or safeguarding career in Education.

What We have to Offer:

  • A visible and approachable senior leadership team and an enthusiastic and committed team of teachers and support staff.
  • A strong support network both within the school and across Ambitions Academies Trust.
  • All staff are part of a professional learning community in which evidence-informed CPD is designed to meet individual needs.
  • Strong potential for career progression.
  • A culture that respects work-life balance and an ongoing commitment to wellbeing with a dedicated Wellbeing Champion.
  • An Employee Assistance Programme including in the moment support and counselling sessions with an external provider.
  • AAT Staff benefits include free eye testing for DSE users through Specsavers, free will writing through Dunham McCarthy Solicitors and reduced price corporate gym membership through BH Live.
  • A competitive pension through Teachers’ Pensions or The Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff.
  • Free on-site parking
  • Work within a strong friendly socialable team

Should you wish to arrange a visit or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Jeni Notley; HR Academy Lead at jeni.notley@iford-academy.co.uk.

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offering excellent CPD opportunities

Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as AAT reserves the right to close applications early.

Please note we DO NOT accept applications by CV and are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search

High Expectations lead to High Achievers

Commitment to safeguarding

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the physical, mental and emotional welfare of every pupil, both inside and outside of the Trust’s premises.

We implement a whole-academy/nursery preventative approach to managing safeguarding concerns, ensuring that the wellbeing of pupils is at the forefront of all action taken.

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search.

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About Ambitions Academies Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) has at its heart the drive for excellence which is under-pinned by high expectations. Ambitions Academies Trust comprises schools from all sectors – mainstream (primary and secondary) and special.

Ambitions Academies Trust exists to secure ‘Outstanding Achievement for All’ for all the communities that it serves. This is underpinned by our values of Inclusivity, Openness and Honesty.

Ambitions Academies Trust mission is laid out in three key strands:

- To ensure all pupils reach their potential by securing outstanding achievement, high standards of social skills and improved life chances.

- To raise standards of teaching and learning by ensuring strong, effective governance and outstanding leadership at all levels

- To achieving outstanding outcomes through the Trust through the efficient use of public funding and assets

We base all that we strive to achieve on our four defining Key Principles:

- To provide and maintain strong, effective governance at all levels of the Trust

- To ensure financial sustainability throughout the Trust

- To ensure future growth does not adversely impact outcomes within the Trust

- To provide leadership and training through Ambitions Teaching School to continue to support schools outside the Trust

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