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Carleton Community High School -Attendance and Success mentor

Grade 7 £23,398 - £25,951 (£10,793.72 - £11,971.44 Pro-rata and dependent on experience)

20 hours per week, Term time only + 2 INSET days

Post Ref: P106

A permanent vacancy exists for an enthusiastic and passionate Success Mentor, hopefully with experience of working within a school setting.  The role is to work with students, family members, school staff and outside agencies to provide support and challenge to students who need help overcoming barriers to attendance.

The successful candidate will have Level 3 qualifications, GCSEs (Grade A-C) or equivalent Inc. Maths & English.

You will understand the importance and benefits of good attendance and the negative consequences of poor attendance.  An understanding of issues affecting children, self-esteem, bullying, abuse and how to address these issues.

The personal qualities expected is someone who is able to relate to children in a calm, caring, approachable, firm but understanding manner. 

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone.  The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe.  We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

Completed application forms should be returned either by post to Lisa Dodgson, HR Advisor, Pontefract Academies Trust, C/O St Mary’s Community Centre, The Circle, Chequerfield, Pontefract WF8 2AY or by emailing no later than 10am Friday 11th August 2017.