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ACE Tutor (Family Liaison/Learning Mentor) - 32.5 Hours Per Week - Part-time

Drapers Mills Primary Academy, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-2017-219S
  • Posted:22/02/2024
  • Pay:£20,279.68 FTE (Estimated actual £16417.97)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:10/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:18th March 2024


(Y)Our Opportunity

We are looking for a pragmatic and motivated ACE Tutor (Family Liaison/Learning Mentor) with strong interpersonal skills to join our supportive and collaborative team.  Working alongside staff, children and parents you will be an ambassador for the school demonstrating a commitment and passion to our mission, ensuring every child, whatever their background, receives a high quality education. 

Be Unique with TKAT ACE

A pastoral support programme which improves attendance and outcomes. The programme is based on a simple but compelling principle, “To ensure that every PP pupil and their families have regular one-to-one contact with their ACE Tutor, which builds relationships and overcomes barriers”.  TKAT ACE operates at scale and is sustainable. The programme has been implemented in all 45 TKAT schools, Primary, Secondary and Special, so that over 8000 pupil premium pupils now benefit from having a Family Liaison/Learning Mentor (ACE Tutor). 

If you are engaging with excellent communication skills and have a passion for community education, this could be the role for you.  As ACE Tutor (Family Liaison/Learning Mentor) you will be extremely well supported, working alongside a committed team who all share the same vision of achieving more together. 

The ideal Ace Tutor (Family Liaison/Learning Mentor) will be someone who is:

  • A great communicator who develops positive relationships with young children and adults
  • Understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the children whom we are supporting
  • Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
  • Consistent in a calm and fair approach
  • Committed to raise the achievement of all students of all abilities
  • Passionate and dedicated in helping children reach their academic potential

As Ace Tutor (Family Liaison/Learning Mentor) we know you’re going to do great things, investing in our employees' wellbeing and career development is a priority for us. We can offer you:

  • Excellent ongoing CPD, training programmes, career development and vast promotion opportunities across the trust
  • Coaching and mentoring from the academy’s experienced leadership team
  • A comprehensive induction programme
  • Friendly and supportive environment, where everyone is committed to a work life balance
  • The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • TKAT Widerwallet discount program with a wealth of discounts
  • Free eye tests              
  • Employee Assistance Programme - free & confidential advice on a variety of subjects ranging from physical and mental health to financial help

About TKAT

The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South & East of England with 45 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT Family. Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all. Within the #oneTKATfamily, the shared and common purpose is to work together as a community of schools to ensure that every child, whatever their background, receives a high quality education. We place a high value on collaboration; ‘achieving more together’, giving staff the opportunity to come together and learn, ensuring a shared sense of purpose across our network and by sharing expertise across the TKAT family.

Information about the school

Drapers Mills Primary Academy is a primary school for children aged 4-11 years in Margate, Kent.

This is a school rated GOOD by Ofsted (2018).

"Inclusion underpins every aspect of school life" (Ofsted, 2018)

As part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) we are a forward looking and innovative school with excellent staff who are committed to our vision statement; Inspiring Minds, Shaping Futures.

Our school values underpin our teaching pedagogy and our motivation for teaching:

Respect Endeavour Fairness Leadership Enjoyment Contribution Trust

We can offer a wide range of CPD opportunities and networking within our family of schools in Thanet and beyond.

Drapers Mills Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure, social media and barring service check.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kathleen Davis
  • Address:St Peter's Footpath, Margate, Kent, CT9 2SP
  • Telephone: (01843) 223989
  • Email: admin@dmpa-tkat.org

Fax: 01843 230679


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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.