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Job Ref No. ECC4024-183 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 4 6-7
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 23/09/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

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Harwich & Dovercourt High School

Learning Mentor

Pay Range: Local Government Band Scale4

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding individual to supervise and work with small groups of students during lesson times to improve their attainment.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

· Access the needs of pupils and use detailed knowledge and specialist skills to support pupils learning by helping them to overcome barriers to learning both inside and outside the school in order to achieve their full potential

· Develop and implement One Plans and Pupil Passports

· Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

· Experience of working with children in a similar position

· Completion of Level ½ Learning Support qualification

· Understands and follows the school's policies on health & safety and risk management

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Harwich & Dovercourt High School?

We can offer you:

· A Competitive Salary

· Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish

· Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

· Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to . Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.

Closing date: Midnight, Thursday 23rd September 2021

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

Information about the School

Harwich and Dovercourt High School is a vibrant, caring school serving the community. Every student is welcomed, challenged and supported to achieve their full potential and every student has opportunities and experiences to ensure their schooling is fulfilling and enjoyable.

At Harwich and Dovercourt High School we believe in partnerships between students, staff and the home. We believe in responsibility, ambition and commitment, where no challenge is too great and where great futures are nurtured.

Our goal is for every student to be proud of their efforts and achievement and for every parent and carer to be proud of their child, school and community. Our pledge is to work tirelessly in the pursuit of excellence.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sigma Trust HR Team
Hall Lane
Dovercourt, Harwich
Essex, CO12 3TG
Telephone: 01255 750913

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