SEN Learning Mentor

Horbury Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5HE

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£14,650 - £16,071 per year (Scale 4)

SEN Learning Mentor job summary

31 hours per week, Term Time Only + 5 Inset days

Part Time, Full Time and Job Share Opportunities Available

Are you looking for an exciting challenge in a new environment? An excellent opportunity has become available for innovative, enthusiastic SEN Learning Mentors at Horbury Academy. We are seeking to appoint to the role of SEN Learning Mentors to support Lead SEN Learning Mentors and the SENCO with curriculum provision and learning support for targeted students at risk of significant underachievement and to support individuals with enhanced needs; specifically but not exclusively supporting students with enhanced needs on the autism spectrum.

Are you looking for an exciting challenge in a new environment? An excellent opportunity has become available for an innovative, enthusiastic SEN Learning Mentors at Horbury Academy. We are seeking to appoint to the role of SEN Learning Mentors to support the SEN Learning Manager and the SENCO with curriculum provision and learning support for targeted students at risk of significant underachievement and to support individuals with enhanced needs; specifically but not exclusively supporting students with enhanced needs on the autism spectrum.

In this varied role applicants will be required to demonstrate flexibility, have some experience of working with vulnerable/challenged/challenging children and young people and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and students alike.

Whilst we are looking for full time members of staff, we would consider part time hours and the opportunity to job share.

The Accord Multi Academy Trust was established in September 2016 and is currently made up of four academies who were the founding members of the Trust. The Trust is committed to providing world class education for all our young people within our community and as such we recognise the pivotal role that our staff team have in this respect. The Trust places at the heart of its development a commitment to high quality professional development for all staff who join the Trust. We understand that by investing in our staff we will create an organisation with a shared vision and values that will transform education for young people.

We are confident that new staff joining our Trust will feel welcomed and happy to have chosen us. We encourage prospective applicants to visit prior to applying.We offer a supportive work environment with a dedicated and approachable central operational team and an educational strategy group who will work with you in order for you to reach your career goals and aspirations.

Closing date: 9.00am on Friday 30 September 2022.

Interviews likely to be held w/c Monday 3 October 2022.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Accord Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to interview sooner than the specified dates above. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

The Accord Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

For an informal discussion about this position please contact hr@accordmat.org or call on 01924 282748.

Application forms are available from https://accordmat.org/vacancies/

Completed application forms to be returned to hr@accordmat.org

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About Horbury Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1061 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact email
hr@accordmat.org

Horbury is part of the Accord Multi Academy Trust which is a Wakefield based Trust; all four academies in the Trust are closely located to one another which lends itself to many opportunities to work closely and collaboratively. All academies are within a three-mile radius of one another and can be found a short drive off junction 40 of the M1.

Horbury Academy is a mixed, 11-16 academy, situated on the outskirts of Wakefield.
We are immensely proud of our academy, staff and students and strongly believe that all students are entitled to experience the full breadth of education; reflected through our curriculum model that encourages learners to study a broad range of subjects.

From securing academic success to securing success in extra-curricular activity, our staff are fully committed to ensuring that all pupils make the most of their time at Horbury Academy.
Alongside our extensive curricular and extra-curricular offer, we provide excellent pastoral care for our students; tailored to their individual needs.

Our environment and academy building is purpose built, under one roof, allowing for a unique community and supportive feel.

Our facilities are used during the Academy day and outside of Academy hours by a wide range of community partners including Horbury Churches Together, Horbury Brownies and Guides, Horbury Spice Dancers, Ossett Town Juniors, Pageant Players, Phoenix Netball and Horbury & Ossett Music Centre to name but a few.

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