We are working with an “Outstanding” Ofsted-rated mainstream academy college in Hillingdon who are currently looking to recruit a college learning mentor to start as soon as possible, to work full time. You will be required to work with college students aged Post 16.
Supervision of the independent study rooms, creating a positive work culture and mentoring students as required to support them in developing independence, time management skills, successful study and revision techniques, and other areas as required.
Organisation of study spaces to promote learning
liaising with careers and pastoral staff re raising achievement and aspirations of students.
Assistance in administrative work and sixth form data.
This will include:
Monitoring, tracking and follow up on sixth form attendance and punctuality.
Tracking and managing data from both prospective and current sixth form students.
Day to day handling of student enquiries.
Filing of student records.
Update and management of SIMs for sixth form students.
Time management coaching and 1:1s linking punctuality and attendance to academic outcomes and future aspirations.
Assist with the sixth form/university application process including marking applications and interviewing of prospective students.
There is the chance in this role to develop in areas of your interest. This can be discussed in your induction to the school.
Any other duties as directed by the Sixth Form Coordinator or the Head of Sixth Form.
You will be supporting learning and helping raise the attainment of all students within the school, by engaging students in the curriculum, enable them to become independent learners and helping them to participate fully in the life of the school. Keeping students focused on a task, encouraging student participation in a positive learning environment and giving positive and negative daily feedback on attendance and levels of behaviour whilst ensuring students conduct themselves in line with the school rules, are also key responsibilities.
This role would be perfect for graduates interested in pursuing a PGCE or Teach First program in the future, who are looking to increase their experience working in schools.
The school is within walking distance of an over ground and tube station and is also accessible by a number of popular bus routes.
Key skills and experience needed:
- Must have degree/ higher level education
- Previous support working within a school or other transferable child-related experience
- A firm presence and strong behaviour management
- Previous one to one, small group work and/or whole class support
- Professional manner. Proactive, engaging and empathetic.
- Enthusiastic, friendly, patient and determined approach
If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please send your CV to Tiv Suntharesan at Veritas Education.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION
- All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
- Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
- You must have legal right to work in the UK
- You must be willing to attend a registration interview
Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.
‘Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.’