PE Technician/Student Support Mentor - Caludon Castle School
32 hours per week (5 days per week), term time only plus 5 teacher training days
This is a unique opportunity to gain experience in providing specialist support to the sport and leisure faculty, in mentoring a small group of students (‘cohort’) and to assist a range of students in class. You will be part of our student support faculty which is integral to the school’s vision to ensure the young people in our school overcome barriers to their learning and achieve their full potential. We have enhanced the provision for students and staff in our Castle Phoenix Suite and we have also increased our staffing within this area.
You will be an enthusiastic, motivated professional ready to inspire and enthuse our students to meet their aspirational targets. Ideally you will be a graduate with sound numeracy and literacy skills.
You will be approachable, resilient and able to support our vulnerable students as well as our most able encouraging them to become independent learners. If you are interested in having a career in teaching, you will gain experience and training to prepare you for this, through the management of your ‘cohort’ of identified students, overseeing their progress and acting a reporting link to staff at all levels.
You will have a strong commitment to inclusive education, have had some experience of, or training in, learning strategies, and have the ability to supervise and support the teaching activities of individuals or groups of young people. The role will include meeting a range of needs of individuals and groups of students (11-18) both in the classroom, outdoor learning environments and by working with external agencies.
As a caring school that achieves very high standards, Caludon Castle has a great deal to be proud of. We are an oversubscribed, high performing school and our ICT-rich, state of the art premises, our specialism in Leadership and our Teaching School status and Castle Phoenix Trust profile, mean that we have exceptional facilities, motivated students and staff, and a host of exciting opportunities. We offer a range of benefits which includes cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes, discounted gym membership, free parking and an employee discount scheme.
Through the leader in our student support faculty, we provide comprehensive induction training so that you can shadow our other staff, get a really good understanding of our systems and policies and have the opportunity to ask questions and get to know our students during your induction programme.
If you are passionate about improving students’ life chances, as we are, please contact Emma Over, HR Director for information, an informal discussion about the post or to arrange a visit.
Application packs are available to download below and on the school website at www.caludoncastle.co.uk or from Emma Over via email: HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk .
Application forms should be returned to Emma Over via email to: HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk
Closing date: 9:00am on Monday 26 June 2017
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Job description and person specification.pdf