Student Learning Mentor

£14,038 per annum

New Rickstones is an 11-18 Academy situated in North Witham, Essex and is sponsored by Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).  The Academy is a place where the aim is to get the best out of every one of the students.  Whether it is their most gifted and talented, who regularly go to university, or the student who needs extra help; every student at the Academy is valued as an individual in their own right. The Academy benefits from a new £25 million state-of-the-art building and facilities that opened in February 2012. 

We are looking to appoint Student Learning Mentors to work with our Heads of Lower or Upper School and Head of Sixth Form in mentoring and supporting students including admissions, attendance, resolving behavioural issues and providing administrative support to the Pastoral team, including taking minutes at meetings.  You will have excellent IT skills, a good standard of education and able to interact and communicate with young people.

As the sponsor, the AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be offered membership of a private Health Cash Plan, the Ford Advantage Scheme and be entitled to Childcare Vouchers and much, much more!

The position is required for September 2013. 

Closing date:  10 July 2013.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

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Each of the academies within the AET is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts.