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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    17 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    4 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
8.40am – 3.10pm three days per week & 9.30am – 4.00pm two days per week, Monday – Friday, term time only.
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade F point 6 – 12 £19,698 – £22,183 pa pro rata
Actual salary
£13,478.15 - £15,178.49 per annum

Job summary

The school requires a Learning Mentor to support pupils who are on the Pupil Premium List and/or are at risk of underachievement through missing periods of education, a lack of engagement in learning and/or low aspirations. The post holder will work to develop engagement and improve the attendance and progress of identified pupils.

The Learning Mentor will provide support and guidance to pupils through the key tasks outlined below:
• Providing support and guidance to pupils by identifying and supporting the removal of barriers to learning in order to promote effective participation and, as appropriate, provide feedback to pastoral and subject staff.
• Coordinating and leading opportunities for an ‘Aspirations programme’ including visits to – and from - employers, FE and HE institutions.
• Coordinating and leading the delivery of an effective mentoring programme, including group sessions, and, where appropriate, 1:1 sessions, to support pupils’ progression and action planning.
• Coordinating and leading catch-up learning programmes for identified pupils. This will include liaison with their teachers and small group support sessions.
• Liaison with key staff in school, including teachers, Heads of Year and pastoral staff to support identified pupils.
• Provision of mentoring to support attendance for identified pupils.

Some experience of mentoring pupils would be an advantage. Confidentiality and using own initiative essential.

Hours of work: 8.40am – 3.10pm three days per week & 9.30am – 4.00pm two days per week, Monday – Friday, term time only.

(There is a potential for a second post on lesser hours – this will be discussed with shortlisted candidates at interview)

Salary Scale Grade F point 6 – 12 £19,698 – £22,183 pro rata. Actual salary per annum is £13,478.15 - £15,178.49.

For further details and an application form please see documents attached to this advertisement.

Closing date for applications is midday Monday 17th January 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 24th January 2022

Cirencester Kingshill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We also reserve the right to close this advert earlier if there is a sufficient number of applications.

This job post has expired.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
907 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01285 651511

About Cirencester Kingshill School

Cirencester Kingshill School, opened in 1976, as a purpose built 11-16 co-educational comprehensive. It is situated on the south east side of Cirencester approximately one mile from the centre, on a spacious site bordering open countryside. The school became an Academy in August 2011.

Arranging a visit to Cirencester Kingshill School

If you require further information about this vacancy, please contact the school's Personnel Officer via email, jobs@cirencesterkingshill.gloucs.sch.uk, or call the school on 01285 651511.

School location

Kingshill Lane, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1HS

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