Teaching Mentor – Prep School job at St Andrew’s School

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1006415
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

The Role
St Andrew’s, Prep School is seeking to appoint Teaching Mentors who will perform two chief roles. They will assist the Houseparents in providing pastoral care within the Boarding House teams and act as model in all areas to pupils within the Boarding House. They will also assist in providing the very best academic support, through helping with the teaching and learning opportunities for the classes to which they are assigned . This year, St Andrew’s Prep School are looking for Teaching Mentors who have some expertise in the following areas:-
• English
• Mathematics
• Science
• – SEND
Key areas of responsibility will be to:-
Boarding
• Promote the welfare of children and to support the School in safeguarding children through relevant policies and procedures
• Maintain good order and discipline among the pupils, safeguarding their health and safety
• Provide support and assistance to House Parents
• Be part of the Boarding House team, involved in decision making on the activities, initiatives, routines and pastoral arrangements.
• Perform pastoral duties in the evening and weekends
Academic
• Provide support and assistance to teachers
• Assist in developing lesson plans based on the School’s schemes of work and the specific needs of each child
• Collaborate with teachers to monitor the development of each child
• Understand the teacher’s routine when it comes to delivering a lesson plan and running the class in the event that the teacher is absent on a particular day.
• Work with children in the classroom to promote their learning and development
• Provide cover for lessons when required
• The applicant will be expected to contribute strongly to the co-curricular life of the School. They will be required to lead a section of our impressive Scout Group.
Person Specification
• Working at St Andrew’s Turi, is an exciting and dynamic experience. We look to recruit committed and resourceful staff, who are looking to not only develop their skills and leadership capacities, but also embrace new experiences and challenges. There are some things that are essential to working with us. The successful candidate will need to be able to support the School’s aims and Christian ethos. They will have to have a degree in education or related field and/or hold a teaching qualification coupled with being a registered teacher with the Teacher’s Service Commission.
• Beyond that we want to have staff who love working as part of a team, who are first-class communicators and who are passionate about the subjects and pupils they teach; who are creative and diligent in their planning; who are adaptable, energetic and resilient. Experience of working in a School environment, or in boarding, would be desirable, but not essential. Above all, what matters is a commitment to help us provide a world-class education for our children.

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