Child In Care Learning Mentor - Fixed Term

Recruiter
THE FOLKESTONE ACADEMY
Location
Folkestone
Posted
17 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Pay: Academy Range 04 (£16,884 - £18,185 FTE Salary)

Start Date: Immediate

Turner Schools is looking for a Child in Care Learning Mentor to work with our vulnerable young people and their carers.

The successful candidate will:-

  • Contribute towards the Trust's vision and ethos;
  • Have patience, emotional resilience and a consistent and calm approach to managing challenging behaviours;
  • Have an understanding of issues around attachment;
  • Enjoy completing their work in a professional and positive manner, relish solving problems and take pride in helping people;
  • Have a genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student;
  • Have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;
  • Demonstrate honesty and integrity and be able to work under pressure in a professional and confidential manner;
  • Be highly motivated and have a flexible approach towards work and working hours;
  • Have a strong academic track record to degree level and above.

Knowledge and experience of working with external agencies and voluntary groups is desirable.

In return we will offer you:

  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff;
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and are proud of their learning environment;
  • The opportunity to develop in a supported and structured environment.

For our ethos and values, please see our website.

This position is subject to funding and the contract is fixed term until 31/08/2019.

The working hours for this post are 30 hours per week, term time plus two weeks.

Applications will be reviewed as they come in and the advert may close early should we receive sufficient applications before the closing date.

Closing Date: 28/03/2019 at 09:00

Interviews: To be confirmed

Information about the school

Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters.

Our Ethos: We are schools with HEART

H: High Expectations - of yourself, of others, including in terms of aspiration for the community and children we serve, conduct and standards in the widest sense

E: Enthusiasm - in attitude and to nurture it in others be they pupils/students, parents or colleagues; an

A: Academic subject-based curriculum - tried and tested subjects delivered in coherent sequence

R: Reading for all - achieving chronological reading age as well as love of this enabling and vital skill; and

T: Teamwork - recognising that together we can achieve more than we can alone.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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