Learning Mentors

(£18,517.23 to £21,742.14 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £24,030 to £28,215))
Location: Carew Academy, Church Road, Wallington, SM6 7NH Hours: 33.25 hours per week, Term Time Only (39 weeks a year)

Closing Date: 16/07/2019

Job Description

Firstly, we are looking for a specialist to support students who are on the Autism Spectrum.  The successful individual will employ a wide range of strategies to support our students in self-regulation to ensure they can engage in meaningful learning.  This will include both 1:1 work with students and collaborating with class teams to develop effective strategies to support learners in the classroom.

Secondly, we are looking for someone to co-ordinate our off-site provision.  The successful individual will be able to quickly develop strong partnerships with our external providers and will work closely with them to monitor the quality of education our students are receiving when they are away from school.  This will include keeping logs of students’ attendance and progress, and liaising with parents and carers in collaboration with our Family Lead.  The successful candidate will also work on transition for our Year 11 and 13 leavers.

The roles will be varied and will include supporting in lessons, running group and individual programmes to support students in developing their social skills, dealing with students when they are frustrated or upset and providing support and advice to colleagues on how to work with students effectively.

Learning Mentor – Job Description

Person Specification

Learning Mentor – Person Specification

Further Information

At Carew Academy we take staff wellbeing seriously – healthy and happy staff support our students in reaching their full potential! If you are considering a new challenge in your career then get in touch to find out what makes Carew different.

Carew Academy is a Good school, with an Outstanding judgement for Behaviour and Safety, for pupils between the ages of 7 and 18 who have moderate learning difficulties or a diagnosis of ASD. In the short time I have been at Carew I can tell you it is a truly special place. With 240 students we have a unique family ethos and staff are able to get to know every child as an individual, our parents are also incredibly supportive of the school – take a look at the student, parent and staff surveys on our website!

Application Guidance

We strongly encourage visits to the school to get a feel of whether it is the right place for you – get in touch for a confidential discussion and to arrange a visit. Please contact me directly, Rob Watkins (Principal) on 07799547594.

To apply, please send us your completed application form to cprice@carewacademy.org

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

“Carew Academy – Let’s show what we can do”

Closing day:             Tuesday 16th July

Interviews:               Thursday 18th July

Start Date:                Monday 2nd September 2019, subject to clearance checks

Carew Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS safeguarding check.

Carew is an amazing school for our son, he now shines academically and his social skills are outstanding since being part of Carew.  Most of all they understand his needs and support him daily.

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