Learning Mentor

Posted 4 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Tonbridge
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Job Description

Purpose
To address barriers to learning for a targeted group of individual students via small group and 1-1 study
sessions in order to enable them to achieve their full potential. Developing and implementing study support
and out of school activities where possible.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Main Duties
• Liaising with teaching staff to provide support to targeted students, to raise achievement and provide
assistance and encouragement to enable them to overcome barriers to learning.
• Working as a team with subject leaders, Heads of Department, pastoral staff and other members of staff in
order to assess individual needs of each targeted student.
• Identification of those students who need extra help to overcome barriers to learning inside and outside of
the classroom.
• Support the development and implementation of individual action plans for targeted students who need
particular support.
• To develop a working relationship with students requiring support, with the aim of addressing points defined
in the action plan and engaging them with activities and opportunities.
• Work on academic resilience and study skills with students in order to promote and enable independent
learning.
• Monitor the implementation of action plans and provide feedback of progress and achievement to the
students.
• Use knowledge of the range of activities, courses, opportunities and organisations available to students that
can be accessed to provide additional support for students.
• To network with other Learning Mentors and share best practice.

The ideal candidate:

** Desire to gain experience working with children
** Demonstrate positive behaviour management
** Good communication and organisation skills
** Right to work in the UK
** Enhanced DBS on the Update Service. Candidates without an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service will have to apply for a new one
What you need to do now:

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