Learning Mentor (Fixed Term contract until July 2022)

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Learning Mentor (Fixed Term contract until 20 July 2022)

Pay scale:                  H3 (SCP 5-6) £19,312 – £19,698 paid pro-rata for hours/weeks worked

Hours:                        8.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday (37 hours per week)

Weeks:                       Term time only (38 weeks) + Inset days (as required)

Actual salary:            £16,039 to £16,359 - (includes holiday entitlement)

Ridgeway Academy is a member of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT), together with Sandringham, Verulam, Garden Fields JMI, Wheatfields Junior and Wheatfields Infants’ and Nursery schools.  We work in a multi-academy trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. The AAT motto is ‘Educational Excellence for Everyone’. The trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels within our organisation. This is an exciting time to join the school as it takes the next step in its journey to becoming good and then outstanding.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Learning Mentor to support students’ learning.

We can offer you:

  • A supportive team with a passion for continuous improvement
  • A commitment to professional development
  • A collaborative working environment

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about personalised learning
  • Able to work effectively with challenging and vulnerable young people
  • Has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Shares and delivers our vision to be an outstanding school
  • Is adaptable and willing to learn
  • Works hard, is enthusiastic and self-motivated

If you think this could be you, we would love to hear from you.

We are totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, satisfactory references and medical clearance.

An application form is available on our website, www.ridgeway.herts.sch.uk. Applications must include a cover letter, no more than two sides of A4. If you have any queries, please contact the HR Officer by email (appointments@ridgeway.herts.sch.uk) or extension 373.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Closing date:             9:00am Wednesday 29 September 2021

Interview date:          Tuesday 5 October 2021

Start date:                  October/November 2021