Graduate Learning Mentor

Harris Academy Bermondsey, London, SE16 3TZ

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details


  • Application deadline

    6 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (TBC)

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 5 (Inner London): £27,009 FTE

Additional allowances

Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

Graduate Learning Mentor job summary

Inspire and transform learning with us. We are looking for a Graduate Learning Mentor to support individuals and groups of students to enable access to learning in multiple subjects contributing to the development and maintenance of a purposeful, nurturing learning environment.

Main Areas of Responsibility

  • To deliver programmes of study to small groups of students (ideally between 1 and 3) in both a virtual and 1:1 setting
  • To ensure all students identified for intervention are given every opportunity to meet their examination and/or progress targets
  • To liaise with parents regarding the attendance, progress and attitude of designated students, reporting to the Head of Subject weekly
  • Maintain records of students' progress in relation to their examination targets;
  • Contribute to evaluation of progress, review and target setting
  • To complete the relevant marking and feedback for students that clearly identifies what they need to improve in order to meet their targets
  • Use the Academy's behaviour management strategies to contribute to creating a purposeful learning environment
  • To provide an impact report each half term regarding progress of delegated students
  • To highlight individual student's learning needs to the class teacher and agree how he/she will be supported in each lesson
  • Assist teacher in evaluating identified students' progress through agreed assessment activities
  • Monitor identified students' in lessons. Providing teachers with feedback on participation and progress
  • Support identified students to engage with the learning objectives set for the lesson
  • Plan with teachers the role they will take in the lesson, preparing resources that meet the students' needs and interests
  • Use the Academy's behaviour management strategies to contribute to creating a purposeful learning environment
  • Maintain records of students' progress in relation to their examination targets
  • Contribute to evaluation of progress, review and target setting
  • To contribute to marking and feedback for students that clearly identifies what they need to improve in order to meet their targets
  • Support identified students in tutor group time, with other activities
  • To assist other students in the class group as appropriate
  • Run homework clubs, where appropriate
  • To complete half termly reports on students' progress
  • To invigilate examinations and act as reader or scribe as requested

For a full job description, please download the job pack.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Some knowledge of strategies in working with young people with challenging behaviours
  • Knowledge of some of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Awareness of Health and Safety issues in the workplace.
  • Experience of working directly with young people in an education or training environment, supporting the learning of students.
  • Experience of establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders, at all levels.
  • Experience of managing and being responsible for own workload.

Rewards & Benefits

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Safeguarding Notice

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Equal Opportunities

The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

Using the application form

All applications must be made online via the apply link.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.

Before applying, please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your application.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

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About Harris Academy Bermondsey

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
896 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0207 237 9316

Harris Academy Bermondsey is a girls' school with drive and ambition in the heart of London. Our students achieve the very highest standards in their education. Ofsted rated us as Outstanding in every one of their categories in November 2019.

We are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our young women, ensuring that they have every opportunity to succeed by identifying and nurturing each one's individual talents.

Our well-qualified teachers and highly effective support staff are committed to providing an education that ensures every girl achieves excellence and becomes a leader, within a safe and happy learning environment.

HAB is a diverse and inclusive comprehensive school for girls in central London. Many HAB girls are from disadvantaged backgrounds, but all study the EBacc and are prepared for university so as to compete with their more advantaged peers. HAB teachers and support staff are uncompromising and caring in achieving this.

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