An exciting opportunity for an innovative individual with experience of mentoring/teaching KS1/KS2 students in Maths, English or Science.
An opportunity has arisen for a positive and solutions focused Learning Mentor to lead and implement a programme, to help support children address gaps in their learning as a result of Covid-19. Working in partnership with our teachers and senior leaders to plan, develop and implement strategies which contribute towards effective learning, engagement and achievement.
ABOUT CORDWALLES JUNIOR SCHOOL
Led by an executive leadership team, Cordwalles offers an exceptional provision for children between 7–11 years. The executive team work across three schools locally and see themselves as a family of schools in the community, striving to be the best that we can for the children and families in our community, knowing that together, we are stronger. Our core purpose each day is to secure the highest standards of education for our pupils and to ensure that they receive the preparation they need for their futures, helping them build the resilience and character they need to make a success of their lives.
Relationships between our staff and pupils at Cordwalles are excellent, characterised by mutual respect and high expectations of everyone in our community. Our ethos is underpinned by strong values: RESPECT – ENDEAVOUR - SUCCEED. The school offers a vibrant, rich curriculum for all, regardless of need and background, and we work hard to meet the needs of each pupil. We are proud that Ofsted recognised that all our schools are ‘Good’, and crucially that “No pupils are left out or left behind…” (2019). We pride ourselves on knowing each child and each family well in order to personalise provision and build positive relationships. Ofsted saw that “School leaders and staff know each pupil through and through….” (2019). This positive and inclusive culture permeates all aspects of school life in each of our schools.
We work closely with the Trust within the Teaching School, supporting Teacher Training, School-to-School support with SLE and LLE brokering and leading CPD across schools. We benefit from sharing outstanding resources, CPD and practice across a wide range of GLF schools.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN INDIVIDUAL TO:
- Plan and lead subject-specific work within small groups, both in the classroom and through intervention sessions.
- Plan and Lead 1:1 subject specific work with targeted individuals.
- Organise and lead revision sessions, recapping on prior learning and addressing misconceptions.
- Provide additional support for pupils shielding or not in school through remote learning plans or preparation of hard copy resources.
- Demonstrate and articulate a high level of pre-existing subject knowledge across KS1/KS2
- Ensure that the sessions that you teach engage all children taught, using appropriate learning resources to enrich the experience.
- Support the designated teaching team, working with others to promote good practice and setting clear expectations for positive attitudes and behaviours.
- Assess children’s work to monitor and evaluate progress, set clear targets built on prior knowledge and plan learning accordingly.
- Secure attainment and progress for all pupils taught, setting challenging targets, tracking progress and intervening where appropriate.
- Critically evaluate and reflect on your own teaching to improve effectiveness.
WHY WORK FOR US?
We can offer you:
- a first-class learning and working environment, welcoming and enthusiastic children who are keen to learn, a committed and passionate staff team, supportive parents and well-established community links
- outstanding professional development opportunities both within the schools and through our collaboration with the GLF Teaching School
- the opportunity to be part of a dedicated, friendly and hard-working team who strive for excellence in all they do, supported by active Governance
THRIVE IN A CAREER AT GLF
GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community, yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:
- Continuous Professional Development
- Work life and family friendly policies
- Flexible Working
- Staff Wellbeing
- Career Pathways and Talent Management
- Staff Benefits
- Community and Collaboration
- Valued worker scheme
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: £21,121 FTE
Pro Rata: £16,908
Hours of work: 33.5 hrs per week Term Time Only (39 Weeks)
Closing Date: 4th December 2020
Interview Date: w/c 7th December 2020
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. 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 to 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.