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Learning Mentor - Part-time

The John Wallis Church of England Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-6919-651S
  • Posted:19/09/2023
  • Pay:£20,595 FTE (£7617.61 pro-rata) 16 hours per week.
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:06/10/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Unlock the Future: Join our Team at The John Wallis Church of England Academy!

Are you a dedicated, motivated, and skilled Support Staff member looking for a career-defining opportunity? If so, we invite you to become an integral part of The John Wallis Church of England Academy family.

 At The John Wallis Academy, we hold an unwavering commitment to excellence because we firmly believe in the power of choice. Our mission is crystal clear: we are devoted to ensuring that every child, regardless of their background, receives a top-tier education that empowers them to make meaningful choices in life.

Our support staff play a pivotal role in realizing this mission. They recognize the profound importance of providing exceptional support and services to our students and the broader educational community.

Our students are a testament to this commitment. They not only value learning but also show a steadfast dedication to their studies, consistently giving their best effort to achieve their goals.

As a member of our support staff, you will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the lives of our students and the smooth operation of our institution. We are looking for the best support team members—individuals with exceptional skills, a commitment to excellence in their roles, and a passion for helping students succeed.

At The John Wallis Academy, we are dedicated to attracting and retaining the best support staff, and we offer an exceptional package to achieve that:

  • Comprehensive Training and Opportunities: We provide a comprehensive training program for all staff, tailored to your specific role and career aspirations. Regardless of your level of experience, we are committed to supporting your professional growth and career progression.
  •  Balanced Workload: We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We offer work arrangements that ensure you have time for professional development and personal well-being.
  • Unique Educational Perspective: As an all-through school, The John Wallis Academy offers support staff a unique opportunity to contribute to the educational process from ages 0 to 19.
  • Family-Friendly Benefits: We offer free childcare through our wrap-around club offer for primary-aged pupils and a 25% discount on fees at our on-site Nursery provision (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), making it easier for you to balance work and family life.
  • Collaborative Opportunities: Our partnerships with other educational institutions open doors to valuable expertise and resources, allowing you to expand your knowledge and network.
  •  A Supportive Community: Join a supportive and collaborative community of educators and support staff, where your contributions are valued and recognized.

 Skills and Experience -  To be considered for the position:

  • A*-C GCSE Maths and English or equivalent;
  • Experience of supporting pupils/students of differing abilities and backgrounds.
  • Ability to develop in pupils the skills to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent written communication, timekeeping, reliability, and timely reporting

Information about the school

Our vision for every John Wallis student is clear: we expect them to graduate from our Academy equipped with the qualifications, skills, and unwavering confidence needed to achieve their ambitions, whether that's pursuing higher education or embarking on their chosen career path.

Join us at The John Wallis Church of England Academy, where our commitment to excellence and belief in the power of choice shape the futures of our students. If you're passionate about education and share our vision, we invite you to apply for a position with us today.

Together, we can make a difference and provide our students with the tools they need to shape their own destinies.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment Team
  • Address:Millbank Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HG
  • Telephone: 01233 623465
  • Email: HR@thejohnwallisacademy.org


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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.