Deadline is tomorrow

  • Closing date

    24 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 PRO RATA - £24293 ; ACTUAL STARTING SALARY £16,298.03 (TTO AND 30HRS PER WEEK)

Learning and Engagement Mentor job summary

Learning and Engagement Mentor

 

Reports to:

  • Inclusion Manager
  • Hours: 30 hours per week, term time only
  • Salary:      £22,737-£24293 pro rata; actual salary £16298.03 (TTO and 30 hrs per week)

The Role

 To support the Pastoral Manager, the pastoral team, and the wider school community, by taking responsibility for the engagement and learning of pupils identified as having needs centred on social, emotional, mental health and behavioural needs.  

 

To support the Pastoral Manager by proactively dealing with behavioural issues as they present themselves in the school day, to reduce the number of reactionary situations.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • To support staff across the school in dealing with behaviour incidents that disrupt or prevent learning ·      
  • To work with children on an individual or small group basis in and out of class as directed by the Pastoral Manager to support their engagement with learning ·      
  • To support staff with sanctions, including lunchtime detentions ·      
  • To maintain and develop individual Learning programmes and group interventions ·     
  •  To monitor and follow up card incidents, including parental contact when appropriate and information sharing with Pastoral Manager and SENCO. ·      
  • To work with the Pastoral Manager to produce Individual Behaviour Plans and Behaviour Contracts, and monitor their use and effectiveness ·   
  • To carry out other responsibilities as directed by the Pastoral Manager in respect of the main purpose of the job role  

Outcomes and Activities ·      

  • To provide feedback on behaviour records to the Pastoral Manager ·      
  • Ensure behaviour records are kept up to date and communicate with Pastoral Manager ·      
  • To follow up pupil issues as directed by the Pastoral Manager such as bullying investigations, restorative work, taking pupil statements and mediation work ·        
  • To research and share up to date behavioural information and advice with the Pastoral Team ·      
  • To develop and monitor the impact of pupil specific engagement activities ·      
  • To facilitate nurture activities as directed by the Pastoral Manager including, with appropriate training, self-esteem, anger management and social skills work ·      
  • To develop whole school and pupil group anti-bullying strategies and awareness work ·      
  • To support alternative curriculum provision in liaison with the Pastoral Manager ·   

  • To provide coaching and peer support to staff members as directed by the Pastoral Manager to develop behaviour management strategies ·      
  • Record and update intervention data to support outcomes for pupils
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Other ·   

  • Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Assistant Head/SENCO and Principal.

 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

 

To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link.

 

For a copy of the Job description/ Person Specification click here.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies.

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

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About Ark Castledown Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
387 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Ark Castledown are a community primary school that is dedicated to providing the very best education for the children of our town.

We hold a strong child-centred approach to teaching, where consistency, praise, encouragement and challenge are key. We believe that every child has a unique potential and we work hard to inspire and motivate children to achieve their goals.

We know that a successful and happy school depends on all of us working together, and that parents make an important contribution to children’s achievements at school. We are committed to developing excellent working relationships with our families and all members of our school community.

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