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Student Support Mentor - Sixth Form

Glyn School
Epsom, Surrey
Contract Type
Term Time
GLF Specialist
Start Date
1st September 2024
20th May 2024 04:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Suitable for
Other Graduates
Job Reference
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Suitable for: Other Graduates
  • Job ID: 1420991

Are you a skilled and experienced Student Support Mentor looking for a position in an ‘Outstanding’ school?

Glyn School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Student Support Mentor, to join our vibrant Sixth Form Team.

This role would be suited to candidates who have experience in a pastoral role within schools, but also with a strong administrative background.

We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, and welcome flexible working arrangements.

Your opportunity:

• To provide pastoral support for all Sixth Form students including, timetables, attendance and study support.

• To manage Sixth Form attendance and alerts, liaising with Parents/Carers as required.

• To manage the Sixth Form bursary process.

• To support the DSL with Sixth Form Safeguarding issues and following up on CPOMS alerts as required.

• To promote a professional and friendly point of call to all Sixth Form Students, Parents and Carers and visitors to our school.

Why should you work at Glyn School?

Glyn is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ since 2009. Ours is a vibrant school for boys aged 11-16 with a flourishing and successful mixed Sixth Form.

The Post-16 journey is extremely important and we are proud to provide our students with an exceptionally comprehensive provision that caters for students of all abilities. We work hard to ensure that the time spent in Years 12 and 13 is not only academically challenging, but also richly rewarding and highly enjoyable. We are also fortunate to benefit from outstanding parental support and this ensures that communication between home and school is frequent and effective.

Glyn School has a reputation for challenging and stretching students with engaging and enriching teaching across all key stages. Our values sit at the heart of all we do and underpins our aspiration that every student leaves us equipped with the resilience and drive that will enable them to forge rewarding futures for themselves.

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will be:

• Passionate about supporting student wellbeing and creating a positive Sixth Form environment

• An outstanding administrator, with a keen eye for detail and accurate record keeping

• Able to prioritise work and committed to working as part of a team

• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Why work at Glyn School:

• An environment where peers and Line Managers offer exceptional support

• Emphasis on staff well-being

• Exceptional opportunities for development

• Opportunities to work collaboratively across the wider GLF MAT

• Recognition of previous school continuous service

The Details:

Start date: 1 September 2024 – Handover days to be arranged in July 2024

Contract type: Permanent

Pay Scale: GLF Specialist £24,982-£28,604

Annual pay (pro-rata): Dependent on experience/service - circa £21,075-£24,131

Working hours: 35 hours per week, term time only

Working pattern: Mon - Fri, 8:00-3.30 (flexible working patterns will be considered)

Closing date: 3 June 2024 9.00am


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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