Learning Mentor @ Partnerships - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Grange Park School, Wrotham

  • Ref:KCC886-7052-196S
  • Posted:15/02/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 + SENA
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:08/03/2021 at 13:00
  • Interviews:w/c 9th March 2021

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Would you like to join a school at an exciting time in its development? Are you student focused and committed to making a difference? If so then we are the school for the next stage of your career.

Currently judged as “good” by Ofsted, we are ambitious and are well placed to becoming outstanding. We are committed to providing our students with the best possible learning opportunities and supporting them in their development.

Grange Park is part of KSENT a collaboration of 26 special schools in Kent. This includes CLASS the Collaborative Learning Alliance.  This creates numerous training and development opportunities, shared working practices and career progression.  

We are looking to appoint a flexible, organised and enthusiastic Learning Mentor, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work at our Maidstone and Medway partnerships;

Grange Park School @ Mid Kent College, Mid Kent College, Maidstone Campus, Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8AQ

or

Grange Park School @ Mid Kent College, Mid Kent College, Medway Campus, Medway Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1FN

Term time + 5 INSET days + 5 additional days, 37 hours per week.  Kent Range 3 plus a Special Needs Allowance of £1,296 per annum.

The school offers comprehensive training in ASC, exceptional CPD support and development opportunities through our Co-operative Trust of SEN schools.

A full job description and person specification is attached.

Grange Park School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Criminal Records Bureau and ISA Registration, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

All references will be taken up before interview.

Grange Park School is committed to the positive promotion of equal opportunities for all.

Information about the school

Grange Park School is an autism specific provision for 8 – 19 year olds and has been accredited for over 9 years by the National Autistic Society (NAS), who highly commended our school. The school also achieved Advanced Status, which recognises the work we do as a school to support young people with a diagnosis of autism, in November 2020.

The Stansted Site opened in September 2019 following a £400,000 refurbishment modelled on the purpose built secondary site. The building is located in the pretty rural village of Stansted next to the village green.

Currently judged as “Good” by Ofsted, the school is very well placed to becoming Outstanding and is oversubscribed.

Class sizes at the Stansted and Wrotham sites are between 11-13 pupils with a teacher and 1-2 learning mentors.

At the Partnership colleges learning mentors are supporting individual students or small groups of students aged 16-19 years in the college tutor groups / classrooms and out in the community.

The school offers comprehensive training in autism, exceptional CPD support and development opportunities through our Co-operative Trust of SEN schools.

Grange Park School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Criminal Records Bureau and ISA Registration, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

All references will be taken up before interview.

Grange Park School is committed to the positive promotion of equal opportunities for all.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 882111

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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.