Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 33.5 hours per week Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8.30am – 4.00pm, Wed 8.30am – 4.30pm Term Time plus INSED Days (39 weeks)

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade F, SCP 12-17 (£13.69-£14.91 per hour)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for people who:

  • Are passionate about learning as learning is at the heart of everything we do
  • Want to inspire young learners to be the best they can be
  • Believe teamwork is vital to be successful
  • Lead by example
  • Have an eye for details that matter
  • Are prepared to take their turn in taking the lead
  • Are intuitive and positive thinking
  • Have a real desire to join the Castleman Trust and help build an inspiring learning community where all thrive and are successful

What the school offers its staff

The school will offer all successful applicants:

  • A thriving, successful school
  • A school committed to your continuing professional development
  • The support and expertise of our experienced and established team
  • Training will be provided as appropriate

  • Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Further details about the role

As a Learning Mentor, you will be responsible for supervising and supporting students who are working on learning activities when their regular teacher is absent for a short or unexpected period of time. You will help them stay focused, motivated and engaged in their learning activities.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who has a passion for education and wants to make a positive difference in the lives of young learners.

Safeguarding

The Castleman Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share anddemonstrate this commitment.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the Person Specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check, an online search on shortlisted applicants, satisfactory references and a health check.

Online Search on Shortlisted Applicants

As outlined in KCSIE 2023, we are now required as part of our shortlisting process to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence. If you are shortlisted for the role an appropriate online search will be undertaken on your name(s). Any information given will be treated as confidential and will only be used in relation to the post for which you have applied.

Queries

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Michele Shield on 01202 876556 or email mshield@fernmid.dorset.sch.uk

Visits to the School

If you would like to visit the school, please contact the school office to arrange an appointment. To gain a greater understanding of our school values, curriculum offer and premises, please visit our school website.


Commitment to safeguarding

The Castleman Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the Person Specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check, online search, satisfactory references and a health check.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to mshield@fernmid.dorset.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Ferndown Middle School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
595 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
Phone number
01202876556

Ferndown Middle School is part of the Castleman Academy Trust – a Trust which prides itself on putting children first always and puts its values of Respect, Independence, Creativity and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do.

It is the staff in our academies who make our schools vibrant places of learning – who do all they can to make sure our children become confident individuals, successful learners and responsible citizens. Our staff want to make a real difference to the lives of the children they work with and are learners themselves who relish professional development opportunities.

Working in a Castleman Academy Trust school, you will be working with other forward thinkers, who see possibilities and are optimistic. You will have the support of like-minded colleagues and together we will ensure everyone has a great work life balance. Being part of the Castleman Academy Trust means there are a whole host of opportunities for you to develop and flourish.

Ferndown Middle School is situated in Ferndown adjacent to Ferndown First and Ferndown Upper Schools. The school has up to 600 pupils, covering the age range 9 to 13 years old (year groups 5 to 8). The school is part of the Castleman Academy Trust.

Arranging a visit to Ferndown Middle School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mshield@fernmid.dorset.sch.uk.

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