Plympton Academy is seeking to appoint a Sixth Form Pastoral Mentor to provide high quality pastoral support to our students.
You will support the Head of Sixth Form and work as part of a team to ensure that students are able to enjoy, and fully participate in, all areas of Academy life, reaching their full potential. In particular, you will support young people who are experiencing barriers to their learning.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to make a difference in the lives of our students and to work within a dynamic and supportive staff team.
What you will need to succeed:
- Previous experience of working with young people in a school or similar setting
- You will uphold standards around attendance, behaviour and progress so that each student can be their best self
- Support the assessment and review of the needs and difficulties of young people using a variety of techniques and devise strategies to overcome these techniques
- Provide support to students to acquire effective habits to be successful at school and beyond
- Promote positive values, attitudes and good student behaviour
- Assist in supporting the welfare and wellbeing of students
- Be committed to work as part of a team who are passionate about achieving the very best outcomes for all of our students
- Contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools
At Plympton Academy we believe in inspiring a culture of success for all, including our staff. We have a strong culture of staff development and support - high quality CPD, based on research and evidenced best practice, which is prioritised and supported through a tailored coaching programme.
We work collaboratively with the best schools locally and nationally so that all teachers continue to thrive and engage in the latest teaching developments and practice. We prioritise good behaviour and strong pastoral support so that learning is disruption-free, teachers can teach and students’ can focus. As a result, we are incredibly proud of our students and staff who love the challenge of learning, are equipped to achieve their dreams and take pride in their success.
What our Trust will offer you:
- Vast support network from senior leaders and colleagues within the school and our Trust including excellent CPD opportunities and career pathways
- Support from across the Trust through resources, knowledge sharing, mentoring and coaching
- An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme
- As a Trust we aim to foster a culture of appreciation with our fantastic Colleague recognition scheme
- Health and Wellbeing benefits including access to Thinking You - A 24/7 employee assistance programme for legal, financial, emergency health or lifestyle support
- Support staff have access to ‘Discount for Teachers’ with a huge range of money saving deals and vouchers
- A ‘Refer a Friend’ incentive scheme
What you need to do now:
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email email@example.com
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