Inclusion and Wellbeing Mentor - Bolingbroke Academy
An exciting opportunity has arisen for dedicated individual to develop their experience within our passionate and ever courageous community.
We are a courageous, compassionate community - empowering excellence. We are a value lead organisation, being bold within every aspect of our lives at school.
We want all staff to thrive and model leadership and determination to the students and pupils within our rich and diverse community. We opened in 2012 with the vision to create a centre of excellence in the community.
We empower our teams by valuing the individual and ensuring personal development. This is delivered through weekly CPD sessions, frequent line management meetings and allowing staff to have their voice and develop their own ideas and projects. Our staff’s wellbeing is key to creating a friendly supportive community within the school. Guided by our internal wellbeing committee we have a wide range of initiatives designed to improve the motivation and lives of our staff.
To support the Inclusion and Wellbeing manager in delivering appropriate support and interventions for pupils who need to develop social, emotional, and behavioural skills to ensure more effective learning and facilitate strong academic progress.
Reports to: Inclusion and Wellbeing Manager
Start date: 15th December 2020 – January 2021
Salary: Band 2 Point -1 -3 £21,815 -22,607 based on experience.
Closing Date: 24th November 11.00am
- To support the day-to-day running of the Engagement and learning Centre.
- To ensure the work of the pupils attending the unit is monitored and recorded.
- Track and monitor pupils attending the ELC, and support to provide weekly reports.
- The potential to be Deputy Designated Safeguarding lead and be trained up to Safeguarding level 3.
- To liaise with relevant colleagues to support planning pupils’ return to mainstream lessons.
- To actively participate in duties.
- To ensure all pupils have the opportunity to succeed and thrive in the school environment.
- Coach pupils to develop positive behaviour management, increase their motivation and strive for personal achievement.
- To work with the Inclusion and Wellbeing Manager to plan and deliver effective support and behaviour programmes.
- Attend parent and staff meetings where appropriate to discuss individual pupils needs.
- To run lunch time mentoring sessions and afterschool clubs.
- Have experience working with pupils of different ages and abilities in a formal setting without supervision.
- A track record of delivering support to children/young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties.
- A passion and belief in the potential of every pupil.
- Mentoring experience is desirable.
- Have experience managing behaviour and motivating children.
- Have good communication skills both written and verbal.
- Be committed to the values of Inclusion and diversity.
- Good numeracy and literacy skills – GCSE maths and English.
- A degree is desirable but not required.
School ethos and culture
- Bolingbroke Academy’s has an ethos of high expectations, courage and compassion, we want staff to act as a role model for these practices.
- Demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism regarding what the Academy and its pupils can achieve.
- We value difference and embrace the individual.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils