KS4 English/Literacy Learning Mentor

Frome Community College, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2HQ

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  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year fixed term contract

Pay scale

Grade 15 point 3-4 dependent on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to additional funding, we are looking to expand our learning mentor team.

This is a part-time position available on a 1-year fixed term contract.

The post holder will support small groups of students in Years 9 – 11 whose academic progress may have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Individuals taking up this role will be required to work between 10am-4pm, averaging 15-20 hours per week for a fixed term one year contract, with scope for this to be extended further based upon the success of the programme. Learning mentors may also be asked to contribute towards weekend and holiday intervention activities.

Candidate should have expertise and enthusiasm for supporting students to improve their English/literacy and be willing to share this with other young people. The successful candidate will receive training to support them in effectively delivering these small group interventions.

Strong communication skills, patience and empathy will be vital for this role.

What the school offers its staff

We offer the successful candidate:

  • opportunity to be part of a strong community and supportive workforce
  • a calm and welcoming environment which enjoys a large amount of green, open spaces
  • supportive induction programme and CPD opportunities
  • free parking
  • onsite catering and nursery
  • ‘My Staff Shop’ benefits – including Cycle to Work scheme
  • discounted access to leisure centre including gym and pool (located next to the college)

Further details about the role

Frome College is a successful, vibrant, and forward thinking 13-19 Upper School with approximately 1200 students. It is a fast-moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome itself is a thriving market town, with a vibrant artistic community with the renowned Frome Festival, monthly Sunday market and many restaurants and 2 theatres, one of which is on campus.

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About Frome Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1267 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Phone number
01373 465353

Frome College is a successful, vibrant and forward thinking 13 - 19 Upper School with approx. 1100 - 1200 students. It is a fast moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome town itself is a cultured town with many restaurants, 2 theatres (one of which is on site) the renowned Sunday market and a cinema.

Arranging a visit to Frome Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email FCCRecruitment@fromecollege.org.

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