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Learning Mentor/Cover Supervisor - Term Time Only + 1 X SDD - Term Time

Barton Court Grammar School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-5444-291S
  • Posted:07/06/2023
  • Pay:BCAT 6-£23,801-£25,262 (pro rata £20,230-£21,471)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Learning Mentor/Cover Supervisor - Term Time only + 1 x SDD

The Trust

Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) is a multi-academy Trust which was established in 2017.


It currently consists of three secondary schools: Barton Court Grammar School, an 11-18 years, mixed selective school in the heart of Canterbury, rated “Good” with many outstanding features by Ofsted in February 2020, and The Charles Dickens School, an 11-16 years mixed non-selective school in Broadstairs, which came out of special measures and is rated “Good” by Ofsted in March 2023. Barton Manor Free School, is an 11–18 years non-selective mixed school in the heart of Canterbury which opened to Year 7 in September 2022.

The Post

Governors wish to appoint an experienced Learning Mentor/Cover Supervisor for a September start to provide a complementary service to existing teachers and pastoral staff within the School, addressing the needs of students and supporting them in overcoming barriers to learning.

Candidates should have a good standard of education and ideally 2 years' experience of working closely with young people. However, support can be provided to the right candidate.

Excellent IT skills are required together with a willingness to learn other ICT packages. Experience of BROMCOM would be desirable although training will be provided.

A knowledge of safeguarding is key along with discretion, good interpersonal skills, and a willingness to work as a member of a collaborative team.

This is a term time only role plus one Staff Development Day.

Hours of work are 8.00am-4.00pm Mon-Thu and 8.00am-3.30pm Fri with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break, 0.8500 FTE.

Barton Court Grammar School is an accredited “Thinking School” with a strong reputation for high academic standards, a caring and supportive ethos and a commitment to professional development. The School has dedicated and supportive staff, well-behaved, motivated students and a thriving Sixth Form. An extensive well-being programme is in place with many benefits including reduced gym membership at CCCU, event afternoons throughout the year and other benefits offered by BCAT and Kent Rewards.

Closing deadline - Friday 23 June 2023 @ 9am.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early and proceed to interview upon receipt of a number of suitably qualified applications. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with KCSIE 2022 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

How To Apply

As part of our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV’s.

Applications for this post should be made online only via the School’s website and emailed to Miss Michelle Humphreys – recruitment@bartoncourt.org

If you wish to discuss this post further please contact Mr M Halpin, Associate Assistant Headteacher, by telephone.

Barton Court Grammar School 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 Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children.

Information about the school

THE TRUST

Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) is a multi-academy Trust which was established in 2017. It currently consists of three secondary schools: Barton Court Grammar School, an 11-18 years, mixed selective school in the heart of Canterbury, rated “Good” with many outstanding features by Ofsted in February 2020; The Charles Dickens School, an 11-16 years mixed non-selective school in Broadstairs, rated “Good” by Ofsted in March 2023 and Barton Manor Free School, an 11–18 years non-selective mixed school in the heart of Canterbury which opened to Year 7 in September 2022 and as the school grows now has Y7 & 8 from September 2023.

Our School

Barton Court Grammar School (BCGS) is a state, selective, co-educational school with a strong reputation for its high academic standards and its caring and supportive ethos. In February 2020 Ofsted judged the school to be ‘good’ and it possessed many ‘outstanding’ features. The School is an accredited ‘Advanced Thinking School’ and is also the lead school of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT).

The School is committed to excellence in professional development and an extensive well-being programme is in place with many benefits including reduced gym membership at CCCU, event afternoons throughout the year and other benefits offered by BCAT and Kent Rewards.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kate Trevor
  • Address:Longport, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PH
  • Telephone: 01227 464600
  • Email: ktrevor@bartoncourt.org

Fax: 01227 781399

Documents

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.