Would you like to be part of an inspiring team who genuinely make a difference every day? Are you passionate about working with children? Are you able to put children’s learning and wellbeing at the forefront of everything you do?
We are looking to appoint a part-time Wellbeing Mentor from April 2024. This post is an important part of our school and we are excited about finding the right person for it.
We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic individual to join our fantastic team of support staff. The role will involve providing support and guidance to children who are experiencing barriers to their learning due to social and emotional needs.
The post is part time, working 20 hours per week term time only paid at H5 / H6 depending on prior experience. The role is a permanent contract subject to completion of a satisfactory probationary period.
The successful candidate will:
- Have strong written and spoken English and Maths skills
- Be confident to work with junior age children and to liaise with staff and parents.
- Be a committed practitioner who models high expectations
- Be passionate about the promotion of wellbeing and have the ability and dedication to become an outstanding member of our team
- Be hardworking, patient, a team player and have a sense of humour
- Be able to implement appropriate strategies to address emotional and social barriers to learning
- Be able to work on their own initiative and manage and organise their time effectively
- Be able to confidently communicate with parents, carers and class teachers to keep them informed of a child's progress
- Show commitment to the safeguarding of children
Previous experience in the role is desirable though not essential.
In return we offer the successful candidate:
- A dedicated working space
- A positive and caring working environment
- A friendly, dedicated and supportive staff team
- Pupils who are a pleasure to work with
- A well-resourced working environment
- Access to high quality CPD opportunities
Wheatfields is a thriving, successful three form entry Junior School, with a clear and ambitious vision for the future. Our children are a pleasure to work with. Staff are highly valued and there is a strong ethos of teamwork and support.
Wheatfields Junior School is an equal opportunities employer. The school became part of the Alban Academies Trust in September 2020 and is at an exciting phase of working in partnership with other schools in the Trust. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role involves working closely with children on a daily basis. An enhanced DBS check as well as positive references and online checks will be required.
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