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Learning and Behaviour Mentor
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 and Behaviour 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.
The successful candidate will have experience dealing with children with a range of underlying issues such as low self-esteem, mental health issues and family issues and be ready to help our children to remove the barriers to their learning. The role will involve supporting teachers to plan for the needs of the children by setting up and supporting reward systems/ behaviour plans and putting provision in place for those who find unstructured times a challenge.
In return, we can offer...
You also get your own Turner Schools coat! What more could you ask for?
Working Term Time + INSET days, 37 hours a week.
Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, including checks against the barred list. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment.
If you are interested in joining Team Turner and would like to visit the school, please contact Caroline Dominguez by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast, a town recently voted among the coolest places to live in the UK.
Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world.
Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission sea-change.
Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters.
Following Aristotle's philosophy, we believe that educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Accordingly, we have encapsulated the Trust's ethos and values in the acronym HEART meaning we have:
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 HEART model gives stakeholders, staff, pupils and parents a common language.
Our schools include:
Folkestone All Age Academy;
and Turner Free School.
Turner Schools is committed to providing a powerful education to local families where children thrive and knowledge matters.Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, including checks against the barred list. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment.
For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com
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