Learning Mentor (Maths)

Longfield Academy, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH

17 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    5 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Actual salary £15,388 per annum (£19,411 full time equivalent)

Learning Mentor (Maths) job summary

About the role: LongfieldAcademy are seeking to appoint aLearning Mentor (Maths)to join their vibrant team from September 2022. If you are currently looking for a role which allows you to support students by using innovative methods to develop their learning skills, please continue to submit an application!

Working under the direct instruction of the Director of Learning, your role would be to support access learning for pupils and provide general support to teachers in the management of students. Learning Mentors need to be able to respond positively to change in order to meet the needs of students and help them overcome particular barriers to their learning.

Applicants should be professional, personable and committed to providing an excellent service on behalf of the school and wider Trust, and above all else our appointed candidate will have a positive work ethic and can-do attitude.If you're as excited by this opportunity as we are, we'd love to hear from you!

​​​​​​​The is a permanent opportunity offering an actual salary of £15,388per annum (£19,411full time equivalent) based on 35hours per week, Term Time only.

Please be aware that wehave anotherLearning Mentor opportunity available which specialises in the subject of English. If you are interested, pleaseclick here​​​​​​​ for more information.

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About Longfield Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1026 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01634412200

Working with us: Longfield Academy offers a friendly and supportive working environment with innovation and collaboration at the heart of everything we do. The academy is recognised as an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school and delivers the Middle Years Programme (MYP) to students in years 7 -9. Our most recent inspection in 2018 confirmed that Longfield Academy continues to provide strong educational outcomes for students. The richness of our extracurricular activities allows our students to excel in drama, music, sports and STEM. Leaders of the academy are highly ambitious for all of the students. We have a strong drive for school improvement underpinned by a relentless focus on the core business of improving teaching and learning. We do not limit that ambition to the outcomes of public examinations; our students being prepared for life is equally as important to everyone at the academy. Our pastoral system is truly exceptional and we pride ourselves on the quality of care for every student. Our Post-16 provision continues to go from strength to strength, rated in the top 10% for Kent, with our students securing places at top universities.

Longfield Academy benefits from modern, state-of-the-art facilities for learning across all subject areas. We have a thorough and robust approach to school improvement, and the academy is well on course to becoming a truly Outstanding school.

The school is heavily oversubscribed in year 7 and year 12. For more information about our academy, please click here.

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Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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