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Learning Mentor- The Beckmead Family of Schools (Beckmead College)

Employer: Beckmead Schools

  • Reference: SS/17/34909
  • Published on: Fri 19/05/2017 15:04 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/06/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week. Term time only.
  • Salary: Grade 6 scp 26-28 (FTE £25,242-£26,805) per annum-PRO RATA TERM TIME ONLY
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Croydon

Beckmead Family of Schools was rated Outstanding by Ofsted in January 2017. The Family of Schools is an expanding learning and nurturing community for young people with Educational Health Care Plans that is based over a number of sites. Opening in September the new Beckmead College and Alverston Gardens, will offer a variety of learning and vocational pathways for up to 100 KS4 and KS5 students with SEMH, ASD and related behavioural difficulties. The Monks Orchard Road site will cater for 54 SEMH KS2-3 boys and 30 KS3-4 boys who have ASD and related behavioural difficulties. The Morland Road site, Chaffinch Brook is for 36 ASD/SCD KS1-2 pupils who present with challenging behaviour. Bramley Bank includes Rainbow class at Aerodrome Primary and a short stay school that provides places for children referred from mainstream schools due to behavioural issues. For more information please visit our website at

The Beckmead Family of Schools is under the overall leadership of the Executive Head Teacher Dr Jonty Clark OBE.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Learning Mentor to join our outstanding staff team at Beckmead College to work full-time with our new Post 16 students at our exciting new facility from September 2017. The successful candidate will be an experienced Learning Mentor with a commitment to fulfilling the needs of pupils experiencing behavioural, emotional or learning difficulties, and social communication difficulties.

The ability to motivate pupils towards high achievement is essential. Excellent teamwork, classroom and communication skills are vital. Applications are welcomed from existing learning mentors who have an energy and passion for working with children with complex needs. Experience working with post 16 and supporting progression into work would be an advantage.

Applications should be submitted on the Beckmead Family of Schools Support Staff Application form which can be downloaded from this website. Completed applications should be sent to by the closing date.

Beckmead Family of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people so expect all staff and volunteers, as well as those who work on the premises, to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance to include the ability to participate in Physical Intervention and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.

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