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Learning Mentor Teaching/Child Support - Part-time

Hayes Primary School, Bromley

  • Ref:KCC305-5205-17S
  • Posted:19/11/2018
  • Pay:£13,058 pa to £14,597 pa
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/12/2018 at 23:45
  • Interviews:13th December 2018

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Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant, HLTA or Learning Mentor looking for a new and inspiring challenge?  Then look no further as we have an exciting opportunity.

As a Learning Mentor you will mainly work with pupils on a one-to-one basis enabling children to access the curriculum. You will support children to develop coping strategies, enhance motivation, raise aspirations and encourage re-engagement with learning. An interest in outdoor learning and forest school is desirable.

We will support you by providing Learning Mentor and Forest School training.

The successful applicant will be skilled in dealing with a range of complex underlying issues that may impact negatively on learning and achievement, such as bereavement, low self-esteem, low aspirations, mental health issues, relationship difficulties, bullying, peer pressure and family issues or concerns.

Candidates will need to demonstrate: the ability to work successfully within the Inclusion Team at Hayes; good communication skills; have the ability to form good relationships with children, their families/carers and a variety of organisations; will have strong skills in negotiating, planning and managing activities; good listening skills; have an understanding of health and social issues that affect children's development; a good knowledge of the school curriculum and the needs of learners; a passion for outdoor learning and forest schools.

The Spring Partnership strives to offer the very best education within our power to every child we can reach.  Our member schools are part of a family that shares its knowledge, expertise and resources to change children’s lives.

Our Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure and checks regarding proof of ID, medical clearance and the right to work in the UK.

Visits are strongly encouraged and very welcome. If you would like to arrange a visit please telephone the School Office on 0208 462 1769.

Please complete the attached application form and email to hr@springpartnership.co.uk 

The Spring Partnership strives to offer the very best education within our power to every child we can reach.  Our member schools are part of a family that shares its knowledge, expertise and resources to change children’s lives.

The Spring Partnership Trust, partner schools:

Hayes Primary School, George Lane, Bromley, Kent, BR2 7LG

St Mary Cray Primary Academy, Orpington, Kent, BR5 4AR

Castlecombe Primary School, Mottingham, London SE9 4AT

Dorset Road Infant School, Mottingham, London SE9 4QX

Leesons Primary School - Leesons Hill, Orpington, Kent, BR5 2GA

Midfield Primary School- Grovelands Road, Orpington, Kent, BR5 3EG

 

Information about the school

The school prides itself on providing an excellent, broad and balanced curriculum and ensuring high standards in the core subject areas of Reading, Writing and Maths. In our relentless drive for excellence, our aim is that all pupils should develop as excellent learners, have excellent social and emotional skills and fulfil their potential.

Housed in two single storey buildings, the school has two large and spacious halls and twenty-one classrooms. All of the classrooms open directly onto the grounds, which can be used for environmental studies and a wide range of sporting activities.

The PTA have played a central role in helping us to develop an outstanding education for our children. They have supported us on a number of projects including the resourcing of iPads, establishing our Forest School and our latest project of redeveloping the outside learning environment for Early Years.

Our children have positive attitudes to learning, high standards of behaviour and excellent attainment across the curriculum. The impressive range of extra-curricular activities are constantly changing and currently include cross country, korfball, hockey, drama, art, choir, orchestra, football, gymnastics, netball, athletics, tennis and homework club.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR at The Spring Partnership Trust
  • Address:George Lane, Hayes , Bromley, Kent, BR2 7LQ
  • Telephone: 0203 121 1115
  • Email: hr@springpartnership.co.uk

Documents

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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.