Pupil Premium Support Mentor with an English Focus – TV18517

Aldridge School - A Science College Tynings Lane, Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 0BG
Salary £18560 pro rata (term time only) Actual salary £15644
14 Jun 2017
25 Jun 2017
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

Aldridge School - A Science College
Tynings Lane, Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 0BG
Telephone: 01922 743988 | Fax: 01922 740119
Email: info@aldridgeschool.org 

Pupil Premium Support Mentor with an English Focus – TV18517
Salary £18560 pro rata (term time only) Actual salary £15644

Start date 4th September 2017 until July 2018 in the first instance
37 hours per week plus relevant parent evenings and after school session (be take in lieu)

We are looking for someone who has the ability to identify barriers to learning and to engage strategies to overcome these barriers.

Desirable Skills

  • GCSE grade C or above in maths and A Level English (or equivalent)
  • Experience of working with pupils and/or parents.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to support 1:1 and small groups.
  • Commitment to working within a team to support and provide quality services for our children and families.
  • Effective literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Ability to communicate with students across the age and ability range.
  • Willingness to develop own expertise and undertake training programmes.
  • Ability to set, maintain and actively promote high standards of student behaviour.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the qualities of support and effective learning and how these can be applied to raise pupil attainment.
  • Good self-management skills including the ability to plan one’s time effectively.
  • An enjoyment and liking for pupils, people, schools and learning.
  • Able to work well as part of a team with good interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to enthuse, inspire and motivate pupils and parents.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to use ICT


The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of activities including;

  • 1:1 and small group tutoring of GCSE level Maths and/or English
  • The set-up and running of the Success maker scheme
  • The set-up and running of the Extended Learning Group programme to session 6’s
  • Support homework club
  • The set-up, running and monitoring of form time reading peer mentoring programme
  • Family liaison encouraging parental involvement
  • Support with Year 7 English
  • Liaison with attendance officer

Classroom support within lessons for GCSE groups 

To apply please complete an associate staff application form and letter explaining your interest and return to applications@aldridgeschool.org 

Details are available from Mrs C. Welch Tel: 01922 743988 ext 224 or on the school website www.aldridgeschool.org/jobs

Closing Date 23rd June 2017

Aldridge School - An Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  The post is subject to enhanced DBS and safeguarding checks.

For further information please go to our web site www.aldridgeschool.org/jobs or contact Mrs C Welch 01922 743988 ex 224.

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