Learning Mentor & TA Pastoral Lead
This job expired on 3 March 2023
Start date details
3 March 2023 at 5pm
31 January 2023
- Higher level teaching assistant
- View all Part timejobs - 30 hours a week (Term time only)
Full-time equivalent salary
- £21,968 - £24,054 FTE Grade 6 Sp 6-11
What skills and experience we're looking for
We are looking to appoint a dedicated, enthusiastic and conscientious member of staff. You should be passionate about helping all children achieve their best. A willingness to embrace the Christian ethos and our attachment and trauma friendly approach to supporting pupils is essential for all applicants to posts within the academy.
The post is permanent (subject to successful completion of all checks and a six month probationary period). The role involves working with a high degree of independence and needs someone who is able to act with initiative and knowledge to offer in the moment support for pupils and staff, as well as identifying at a more strategic level, actions to be taken to address the needs of those pupils in the academy who are facing difficulties in school because of issues related to social, emotional, personal, behavioural problems or other factors. The role also involves helping pupils overcome their barriers to learning and fully engage with lessons to become more effective learners, and to improve academic and pastoral progress. It is a front facing role involving directly working with pupils and colleagues throughout the academy. You will offer direct support for pupils where needed to enable them to access learning as much as possible and develop the social skills to be able to enjoy and benefit from wider school life. You would also provide direct support to staff where needed in managing challenging behaviours and also provide professional development to empower staff in their roles, improving their practice.
What the school offers its staff
You will also be expected to take part in ongoing professional development yourself. This will be identified in conjunction with your line manager as part of appraisal processes.
Further details about the role
that the ability to communicate easily with stakeholders and provide advice in
accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.
Commitment to safeguarding
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About Mereside Church of England Primary Academy
- School type
- Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
- Education phase
- View all Primaryjobs
- School size
- 364 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 5 to 11
- Ofsted report
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- Email address
- Phone number
- 01743 356283
Primary Academy in Shrewsbury and proud to be part of St Chad's Academies Trust.
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