Learning Mentor Meadowbrook College, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Job description

Are you energetic, enthusiastic, resilient and able to use your initiative?
Can you build positive relationships with young people and make a difference?

If so, you could be our next outstanding team member as a…

Learning Mentor

This post is initially based within the Banbury Ks 3/4 Team, which means you will be expected to work with children from 11-16 years old.

We can offer you the chance to be part of a passionate and dedicated team making a real difference to young people’s lives. Additionally, we offer a range of development and training opportunities to support and advance your career.

This exciting and varied role will provide you with a wide range of experiences, including:
● Supporting learning, both in and out of the classroom
● Co-planning and supporting a variety of creative activities
● Engaging in physical activities
● Key working individual students

…as well as liaising closely with parents/carers, schools and many other agencies.

We believe in a shared team ethos, working together using flexible and supportive approaches to develop students’ learning and behaviour.

Meadowbrook College is a welcoming, nurturing and stimulating environment for students and staff. We are always looking for creative and innovative ways forward.

Meadowbrook College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff and volunteers are also expected to promote fundamental British values. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that require applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

If this role appeals to you and you are looking for something new and exciting, please contact us to find out more.

Further details including Job Description and application forms are available on our website, www.meadowbrook.oxon.sch.uk. Completed application forms should be sent by 12.00 noon on Monday, 9th December 2019 to mrees@meadowbrookcollege.org

Please note that our recruitment and safeguarding procedures do not allow applicants to submit CVs, all applications must be on our Application Forms.

Interview date: Thursday 12th December 2019

Essential educational requirements

GCSE Maths and English

Essential qualifications

Current driving licence, business insurance and willingness to use own car to transport students

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working with children and or young people in either youth work or school settings (primary and secondary aged)

Knowledge of basic computer functions and word processing

Understand the importance of positive role modelling
Ability to build positive relationships with young people, their parents and work closely with individuals and organisations

Ability to resolve problems fairly and without prejudice and recognise discrimination in its many forms

Ability to work as a team member with a structured, organised approach to work

Ability to employ strategies to improve a young person’s self-esteem and self-worth through a co-ordinated programme

Committed to safeguarding, child protection and promoting the welfare of children and young people


About Meadowbrook College

Located across five sites in Oxfordshire: Oxford, Banbury, Kidlington, Bicester and Abingdon, we are an Alternative Provision (AP) Academy that provides full and part-time education and support to over 150 aged 5-16 students who are excluded from, or are finding it difficult to fully access, their mainstream schools.

Address
The Harlow Centre, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0PG
Phase
Not Applicable
Type
Academy
Website
Meadowbrook College website (opens in a new window)