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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,294.00 - £25,979.00 Annually (FTE) Term Time only (37 hours a week; 39 weeks a year). Grade 4 Point 7-11

Learning Mentor job summary

LEARNING MENTOR

About this Role

Hours Per Week: 37

Weeks Per Year: 39 (term time only)

Hours: 8.00am - 4.00pm Monday - Thursday and 8.00am - 3.30pm Friday

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing day-to-day support for vulnerable students and caseloads of identified students who need additional support over a range of issues. Some responsibilities may include:

To build appropriate relationships with allocated students to support them in achieving their full potential

To monitor the allocated students across the curriculum, providing relevant and timely support.

To run intervention sessions as appropriate

To contribute to individual learning plans for students to support their access to learning.

To deal appropriately with allocated students social and behavioural development to maximise learning potential.

To maintain records of students’ academic and personal progress

Ensure all relevant parties are consulted and informed about student progress as appropriate, including parents of students

Update and review progress of student caseload with college leader/line manager on a regular basis

To work in accordance with the aims and policies of the Academy and to promote the Academy and wider Trust.

The successful candidate will:

Be educated to a good standard with a minimum of GCSE Grade C in English and Mathematics or equivalent.

Have the ability to assist students with their learning and management of their behaviour.

Have the ability to successfully work with disaffected young people.

Have a knowledge and understanding of strategies to remove barriers to learning.

Be able to establish relationships with students, colleagues and other professionals.

Have good organization and time management skills.

Have excellent communication skills.

Experience of working in a school or similar educational setting is desirable but not essential.

General information

At Tudor Grange Academy Worcester, excellent teaching and learning is at the heart of all that we do. Ensuring this is accessible to all is why the Learning Mentor role is essential. We are a Thrive informed school, and the ideal candidate would be either already be Thrive trained or interested in becoming Thrive trained. We are committed to ensuring all students access positive and enriching experiences both inside and outside of the classroom

Our staff are our most valued asset, therefore professional development is very important to us. We offer a comprehensive CPD programme to enable you to continuously develop your practice in the most in-demand school in Worcestershire where students fall in love with learning, embrace a growth mindset and are successful. It is important to us that we maintain a focus on staff well-being, ensuring that staff maintain a good work-life balance and enjoy what they do.

As part of a wider successful Multi Academy Trust, we also share resources, best practice and specialisms with colleagues from our 12 other Tudor Grange Schools. Our provision and courses are often centrally resourced, yet localised to suit each individual school and their specific requirements. Specialist advisors and CPD programmes are accessible to all our mentoring staff.

We offer

Individual professional learning and development within a forward thinking, successful Trust

Breakfast Boosters

Access to role specific programmes such as Thrive.

A focus on staff well-being ensuring staff maintain a good work-life balance

Specialist and accommodating work spaces

Subscription to the Health Assured Programme for staff and their families well-being

Modern building and welcoming staff and pupils

Membership of the National College

- Discounted membership of Nuffield Health Gyms

Informal visits and conversations about the post are most welcome. For further information please contact Lucie O’Brien, the SENCo, via the main school reception on 01905 454627 or by email: lobrien@worcs.tgacademy.org.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Tudor Grange Academy Worcester

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1122 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Tudor Grange Academy Worcester is part of the Tudor Grange Academies Trust which is a family of academies with a shared ethos, common values and collective goals. We are working together in a model of meaningful, focused collaboration to achieve excellence in our schools.

We are driven by four key values:

Our children will live ‘Happy, fulfilling lives’

Outstanding teaching and learning is our core focus

Outstanding Governance supports our schools

Leadership and professionalism drives continuous improvement

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