Hours per week: 35 per week, term time only
Contract type: Permanent
Wheelers Lane Technology College
Telephone number: 0121 444 2864
Email address: email@example.com
Required from January 2024
We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and hardworking professional with a desire to work in a successful, thriving school making a positive contribution to our pastoral team as a learning mentor.
Our learning mentors work in close collaboration with the Head of Year for their cohort of boys and with staff, parents and outside agencies in order to provide support, guidance and interventions that impact on student well-being, personal, social and emotional welfare and improve student behaviour, attendance and punctuality. You will also deliver a weekly pre-planned intervention programme with a small group of selected students.
Wheelers Lane is an established and successful school, where in 2023 69% of our students achieved grade 4 including English and Maths. 43% of students achieved grade 5 including English and Maths.
The successful candidate will:
- be passionate about improving outcomes for all our students have knowledge of how to motivate and engage young people have knowledge of how to resolve conflict and manage challenging behaviour follow school safeguarding procedures and policies be part of the pastoral duty team have excellent interpersonal skills that you will use to inspire, challenge and motivate students believe that every student can and will succeed excellent organisational skills be flexible in your approach to work, adapting to new challenges support the ethos and vision of the school
In return we can offer you:
- a warm friendly and vibrant school community the support of a strong and ambitious governing body and senior leadership team ongoing training and support with your career advancement
- Potential candidates are welcome to complete a visit to the school prior to making an application
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing date: 27 November 2023, 9.00am
For further details and an application pack either contact Mrs Mary Brettell, Strategic Business Manager or full details and application packs are available via the ‘contact us’ tab on our website.
Wheelers Lane Technology College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
BCC is a Living Wage employer
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.