- Fixed term (12 months)
- UNQ1 £18,169
Learning Mentor - English - Fixed Term for 12 months job summary
THIS ROLE IS FIXED TERM FOR 12 MONTHS
We are looking to appoint an exceptional Learning Mentor - English to join West Walsall E-ACT Academy. The purpose of the role is to work with Heads of Department, Heads of Faculty and Senior Staff to strategically support individual and small groups of students to realise their full potential and secure good outcomes.
To work with Heads of Department and Senior Staff in order to ensure targeted groups of students are aware of their aspirations, identify what key pieces of work are missing from their portfolios, knowledge and understanding which results in them performing below their target minimum levels/grade. Identifying which skills and competencies need to be demonstrated in order for them to maximise their outcomes and reach their targets.
Take responsibility for the delivery of learning and support programmes for individual and small groups of students, facilitating learning and sharing responsibility for teaching aspects of the curriculum for Key Stages 3 and 4.
Prepare suitable work for the students under the guidance of the teacher and make or adapt resources to enable students to access the learning activity at their appropriate level of understanding.
Help students who are underperforming on a one-to-one basis outside the classroom looking at why they are underperforming and what can be done to help their situation.
For a full description of the role, see the job description and job specification.
What the trust offers in return:
Competitive local Government Pension Scheme
Ride to Work Scheme
Market leading Personal Development and Training plans to further your career
Access to Mental Health First Aid Programme
24 hours access to Employee Assistance Programme
West Walsall E-ACT Academy
An 11-18 academy in Walsall resolutely focused on improving the life chances of all our students and inspiring them to reach their full potential.
We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.
Come join our team
Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:
Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.
Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.
Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.
A great place to live and work
Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to two E-ACT academies in Reedswood E-ACT Academy and West Walsall E-ACT Academy.
Part of the E-ACT family
We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,500 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.
E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England.
Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.
We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.
In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.
Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form.
E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.
E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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