Teaching Assistant (Learning Mentor)

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12322
  • Date Posted: 14 June 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £22,737
  • Bonus/Benefits: FTE + Benefits
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Teaching & Education Jobs. Learning Mentor / Teaching Support Assistant Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Teaching Assistant (Learning Mentor) with excellent communication skills and a good standard of numeracy and literacy is required to join a new school within a well-established Academy Trust based in Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire.

Training Provided - Whilst previous experience in a similar role is desirable, it is not essential for this role as training will be provided.

Applications from individuals who are considering entering a career in teaching are welcome.

 

SALARY: £22,737 per annum FTE, Actual Annual Salary £13,177 per annum

LOCATION: Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire

JOB TYPE: Part-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 25 hours per week, 9.00am - 3.00pm Monday to Friday, term time only (39 weeks) – Flexibility with hours can be considered

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a highly motivated and committed Teaching Assistant (Learning Mentor) with excellent communication skills and a good standard of numeracy and literacy.

Working as the Teaching Assistant (Learning Mentor) you will have the resilience to support a range of students across all subjects to maximise their potential.

As the Teaching Assistant (Learning Mentor) you will have the passion to enable students with a variety of additional needs to reach their full potential and become well-rounded and independent individuals.

A desire to make a difference will be equally valued along with a good sense of humour. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential.  Applicants should have a good standard of numeracy and literacy.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as a Teaching Assistant (Learning Mentor) will include:

  • Provide individualised support and guidance to students on academic, social, emotional and behavioural issues
  • Monitor student attendance, punctuality and well-being
  • Liaise with parents/carers and external agencies to ensure coordinated student support
  • Contribute to a positive and inclusive year group environment
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of year group curriculum plans
  • Work collaboratively with the Year Head to ensure the smooth running of the year group
  • Deputise for the Year Head in their absence
  • Manage student behaviour within the year group according to school policies
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of year group policies and procedures
  • Maintain regular communication with parents/carers regarding student progress and well-being. Liaise with teachers, support staff and external agencies to ensure a holistic approach to student support
  • Attend year group and pastoral team meetings
  • Analyse student data to identify trends and areas for improvement within the year group
  • Contribute to the completion of reports and documentation related to student progress and well-being

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Empathy with students and sympathetic of their needs whilst pushing for the best possible outcomes and maintaining high expectations
  • Good standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a good sense of humour
  • Can use ICT effectively to support learning
  • Professionally discreet and able to respect confidentiality on particular issues
  • Highly motivated and committed
  • Adaptable

 

BENEFITS

  • Exceptional team environment where all staff are valued
  • Excellent Continuing Professional Development with high quality CPD programs
  • Many opportunities for career progression
  • Extensive department resources and facilities
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • Staff membership rates to the modern Leisure Centre
  • Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes

 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school will ensure that all their recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service / DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

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JOB REF: AWDO-P12322

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