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SEND Learning Mentor - Term Time

Folkestone Academy, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-4020-449S
  • Posted:27/01/2022
  • Pay:Academy Range 06 £20,847 (£18,048 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:04/02/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week Commencing 7th February 2022

Advert

Turner Schools is looking for an exceptional SEND Learning Mentor to work within the classroom or outside of the main teaching provision supporting students with SEND needs.

The successful candidate will:-

  • Contribute towards the Academy's and Trust's vision and ethos
  • Enjoy completing their work in a professional and positive manner, relish solving problems and take pride in helping people
  • Have a genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student
  • Have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate honesty and integrity
  • Be highly motivated and have a flexible approach towards work and working hours
  • Have experience of working with children with social, emotional and behavioural needs
  • Have knowledge of and experience of working with external agencies and voluntary groups is desirable
  • Have a strong academic track record to degree level and above

In return we will offer you:

  • A strong ethos and culture that promotes the belief that all puils can achieve
  • Calm and purposeful learning environments, with high pupil behaviour expectations
  • A warm and welcoming team of staff
  • A Trust which takes student and faculty welfare seriously
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and are proud of their learning environment
  • The opportunity to develop in a supported and structured environment
  • Private healthcare from Benenden Health medical, including a 24/7 prescription GP service, counselling, access to the BUPA hospital network and physiotherapy.  
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference by being part of the exciting Trust vision.

For our ethos and values, please see our website www.turnerschools.com

Term Time only + 2 additional weeks

37 hours per week

Salary: Academy Range 06

Start Date: Immediately

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.

 

Information about the school

At Folkestone Academy we foster an environment where students value their education and enjoy their learning and feel inspired to develop their true passions. We offer traditional academic subjects alongside creative arts, sports and a vibrant extra-curricular. We want our pupils to find their talents and be the best they can be.

We believe our purpose is to provide the young people we serve with a powerful education. This education will foster ambitious students who have the confidence to succeed academically and to go on to live fulfilled, successful lives.

We believe that a knowledge-led curriculum delivered by research-engaged, dedicated practitioners is the catalyst necessary to achieve this purpose. Essential to this purpose is our shared commitment to our values.

Folkestone Academy is part of Turner Schools, which is committed to giving a powerful education to local families through schools where children thrive and knowledge matters. Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters. Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission ‘sea-change’.

Our schools include: Folkestone Academy; Folkestone Primary; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

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 satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01303 842417

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).