Change Mentor

Location Rotherham
Discipline: College, SEN Education
Employment type: Full Time
Salary: £26000
Contact name: Paul Marsden

Job ref: 6423
Published: 20 days ago
Change Mentor, Rotherham

Location : Based in Rotherham (but with travel to other boroughs for pick-ups, you may also be required to visit our sites in South Yorkshire for training and development as needed)
Hours : Full time (9am-5pm mon-fri)
Salary : £26,000 per annum
Contract Term : Permanent
Start Date : September 2024

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? We are looking for a supportive and nurturing person to join our Rotherham team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award winning nationally recognized organisation that strives to make education accessible for learners who have struggled to cope in mainstream.

Some of the perks of working at The Really NEET Project

- 10 weeks’ paid holiday per year (during school holidays)
- Vitality Health package (with no employee excess to pay on claims)
- Royal London Pension Scheme
- 45p per mile for any work related journeys
- Minimal teaching hrs with small group sizes compared to mainstream education settings
- Dedicated time allocated for planning time, innovation and creativity
 
Who will I be changing the lives of?

All of our learners have an Educational, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and as a result all have some level of additional need. Some of the most common areas of need that we see are Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH), Autism (ASC), and ADHD, although we work with learners with a much broader range of needs. 

We currently have projects in Rotherham, Barnsley, London and The Midlands.

Mail Responsibilities

- Responsible for the planning and delivery of Change Workshops which cover PSD and Careers and deliver Maslow Sessions and lead on Experience Days
- To deliver and implement teaching and learning practices to raise student standards and progress
- To develop and deliver high quality teaching materials and schemes of learning that keep students engaged using creativity, differentiation and extension tasks
- Plan effectively to ensure pupils have the opportunity to meet their potential, taking account of the needs of pupils who are underachieving, those that are able and those that are excelling in Maths
- To meet the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and in collaboration with the SENCO to prepare, implement, monitor and review Individual Educational Packages
- To provide a high-quality student experience that enables students to succeed beyond their expectations
- Promote inclusion best practice and contribute to the aims and ethos of the college
- Working with students from Pre-Entry to Level 2
- Responsible for comprehensive marking and written and verbal feedback for students
- Working in conjunction with the Outstanding and Good criteria for OFSTED
- To participate in weekly group engagement activities such as bowling, nature walks, climbing, graffiti workshops etc. to ensure you build a strong rapport with all students

If you want to work somewhere that values both its staff and its learners, then Really NEET would welcome your application.

For more information on this role and our organisation, please visit our website.

What to expect from the recruitment process –

1. Application form submitted and reviewed by the panel
2. Shortlisted candidates invited to a first stage interview
3. Candidates who are successful at the first stage interview will be invited for a second stage assessment which may consist of an in tray task, scenario presentation or microteach along with time with the learners and a tour of the workplace
4. Candidate selection – the panel will review any applications and a selection decision made
5. Recruitment Manager will make contact with applicants to let them know the outcome of their interviews

All applications must be submitted by 23rd August 2024, with interviews being held on WC 2nd September 2024. All candidates should be notified of the outcome within 5 days. (subject to change)

Please note that we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our learners and expect all those who work with us to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS Enhanced Clearance check (Disclosure and Barring Service) and complete a Self Disclosure.