Wellbeing Mentor

Quadring Cowley and Brown's Primary School, Church End, Donington, Spalding PE11 4SQ.

Job Category
Schools - Support
Job Location(s)
Donington
Salary
G3 SC 6 18065 p.a pro rata
Contract Type
Temporary
Appointment Type
Part-time
Hours per week
20 Hours ( minimum)
Contact Name
Sarah Rycroft-Jones
Contact Phone Number
01775 820302
Contact Email Address
enquiries@quadringprimary.co.uk
Closing Date
03/09/2020
Job Reference
10902

Group 1, 107 children on roll

Post: Wellbeing Mentor required for 4 days per week (9.00 – 15.00)

Salary: £18065 p.a. pro rata   approximately £12678 yearly

Hours: Initially 20 hours p/w split over 4 days Monday to Thursday to include 30 minutes lunchtime play mentor. This could be increased depending on the needs of the school.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated Wellbeing mentor to work with children across the school from September/October 2020 or a soon as possible thereafter..

This role involves supporting children of all ages, 1:1, in small groups and within classrooms, dependant on the needs arising.

As a school, we are fully committed to providing a high level of pastoral support for all of our children. As a result of COVID-19, we know that there are many of our young children who will return to school with anxieties and worries, who will need tailored and focused additional support.

The role will involve:

  • Working alongside and supporting a range of children for social, emotional and mental wellbeing needs.
  • Working in classrooms to support children in accessing their learning.
  • Working alongside and supporting a highly committed and caring staff team.
  • Working alongside the Wellbeing Lead and SENDCo in planning and leading wellbeing interventions.
  • Liaising with Staff in terms of adapting plans to suit individual needs, feedback to staff regarding pupils and maintaining records for pupils.

We need someone who:

  • Has experience of supporting pupils with social, emotional and mental wellbeing;
  • Is able to provide a high level of pastoral care for our children;
  • Is resilient and able to cope with the demands that this post will bring;
  • Is a positive, optimistic and enthusiastic role model;
  • Works in a calm, caring and supportive manner;
  • Is committed to helping children overcome barriers;
  • Can maintain confidentiality of and sensitivity to information;
  • Can recognise that children’s needs are different and individuals may need different approaches to support them;
  • Has high expectations for all children;
  • Is able to work on their own initiative but also who can work as part of a team with patience and positivity;
  • Has a sense of humour;
  • Is willing to be involved in the wider life of the whole school;
  • Is flexible and adaptable

We can offer you:

  • A caring school environment with a curriculum based on hands-on learning and real experiences;
  • A caring, positive team atmosphere where everyone’s views are valued;
  • Enthusiastic, happy and respectful children who are eager to learn;
  • A talented and caring staff team family committed to bringing out the best in children and each other;
  • A school with high expectations and a constant drive to improve;
  • Supportive parents, families and Governors;
  • Training and support for professional development in order to deliver your role well;

An application pack may be downloaded from this website or collected form the school office.

Prior visits to the school are warmly invited and encouraged however will be subject to the school’s health and safety procedures of Social Distancing and hand hygiene.

Please contact Mrs Rycroft-Jones at the school on 01775 820302 or E-mail enquiries@quadringprimary.co.uk

Application packs can be obtained by email or downloaded from our website, www.quadringprimary.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Midnight 3rd September 2020.

Interviews: 15th September 2020

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health Guidelines

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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