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Learning Mentor/Cover Supervisor

Barton Court Grammar School, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PH

This job expired on 31 January 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    21 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

BCAT 6 - £20,997-£22,918

Actual salary

£17,689-£19,307 per annum

Learning Mentor/Cover Supervisor job summary

OUR SCHOOL

Barton Court Grammar School (BCGS) is a state, selective, co-educational school with a strong reputation for its high academic standards and its caring and supportive ethos. The School is an accredited ‘Advanced Thinking School’ and is also the lead school of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT). We are a small, but highly ambitious trust which consists of three secondary schools: Barton Court Grammar School (BCGS); The Charles Dickens School (CDS) which joined BCAT on 1 March 2017 and Barton Manor School, a free school which is a 5 form entry 11-18 non-selective school with a joint Sixth Form with BCGS. Barton Manor School is co-sited to BCGS and work on developing its multi-million-pound site has started with a planned opening in September 2022.

The Post

For 1 March 2022 or as soon as possible, the Governors wish to appoint a highly qualified Learning Mentor/Cover Supervisor to provide a complementary service to existing teachers and pastoral staff within the School, addressing the needs of students, supporting them in overcoming barriers to learning and enabling them to achieve their full potential thereby raising standards of achievement and aspirations.

Candidates should preferably be a trained Learning Mentor or be willing to undertake the appropriate training and have experience of working closely with children for at least 2 years. Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to child protection, safety, security and confidentiality are required.

This post may be ideal for a qualified teacher or a person seeking a career as a teacher in the longer term and is term time only plus one Staff Development Day.

Hours of work are 8.00am-4.00pm Mon-Thu and 8.00am-3.30pm Fri with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break, equivalent to 0.8425 full time equivalent.

Barton Court Grammar School is an accredited “Thinking School” with a strong reputation for high academic standards, a caring and supportive ethos and a commitment to professional development. The School has dedicated and supportive staff, well-behaved, motivated students and a thriving Sixth Form. An extensive well-being programme is in place with many benefits including reduced gym membership at CCCU, event afternoons throughout the year and other benefits offered by BCAT and Kent Rewards.

Early applications are encouraged and we retain the right to fill the vacancy before the deadline date.

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About Barton Court Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
973 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01227 464600

Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) is a multi-academy Trust which was established in 2017.

It currently consists of two secondary schools: Barton Court Grammar School, an 11-18 years, mixed selective school in the heart of Canterbury, rated “Good” with many outstanding features by Ofsted in February 2020, and The Charles Dickens School, an 11-16 years mixed non-selective school in Broadstairs, which came out of special measures and is rated “Requires Improvement” by Ofsted in June 2019 and is a rapidly improving school. The Trust is also opening Barton Manor Free School, an 11 – 18 years non-selective mixed school in the heart of Canterbury on the former Chaucer School site in September 2022 to Year 7.

At BCGS, we promote the values of serving others, humility, achievement, respect and equality. We are a school which embraces our British heritage and British values. As a result, we welcome staff from a range of backgrounds and faiths to join our vibrant and inclusive environment.

Our focus is on achieving excellence in all that we do to support outstanding outcomes for all our students. This is evident in the way our community of students, parents, staff and governors all work together to provide an engaging learning environment so that each student thrives and achieves their full potential.

Subjects across the School benefit from having a team of highly competent and charismatic middle leaders. Exciting and innovative teaching is enabled by the scaffolding of colleagues’ skills through comprehensive continuous professional development which encompasses everything from bespoke workshops to the opportunity to observe colleagues, including our Leadership Team. Entirely committed to education, our facilities are second to none and include a shared Sports Hall and gym with Canterbury Christ Church University, a new block built in January 2018 which consists of 7 new Mathematics classrooms, 3 state-of-the-art Science Laboratories, new Kitchen/Servery and Canteen.

The School has a comprehensive well-being package which includes substantial CPD, access to the Canterbury Christ Church University gym at a subsidised rate, free lunch at Christmas and an end of Summer term barbeque, "Chocolate Fridays", cupcakes at the end of each term, mental health well-being afternoons, paid counselling sessions.

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