• Full Time
  • Croydon
  • 22,976 £ / Year

John Whitgift Foundation

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  • Administrative experience
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Pay

  • Up to £22,976 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Location

Croydon

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  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Season ticket loan

Full job description

Whitgift is one of Britain’s leading independent boarding and day schools for boys aged between 10 and 18 years, with approximately 1550 pupils and over one hundred boarding or flexi-boarding pupils. It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Skills Mentor Gap Student to support groups of students in the Learning Support Department in a variety of subjects to IGCSE level, with the possibility of supporting to A Level, we have a particular need for maths and sciences. The successful candidate will plan for additional workshops to support the curriculum and liaise closely with subject teachers to employ appropriate strategies to enhance the teaching and learning of students with challenges to their learning. Other duties include mentoring small groups, writing reports on student progress, assessing progress and assisting the SENCo with administrative tasks.

Educated to a minimum of A Level/ IB, with previous experience in working with children aged 10-18 years would be an advantage. You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work positively and collaboratively with pupils, staff and parents. You should be comfortable with working as part of a team and also independently without supervision when required. The ability to plan a Scheme of Work, be able to work under pressure, prioritise your work and adapt to meet changing deadlines is a key feature of this role. Excellent administrative and ICT skills (Excel and Word) are desired.

In return, we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools (Permanent posts only), membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

For any queries, please telephone Mrs Kirstie Richardson, Head of Learning Support on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail .

Applications will be reviewed daily and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Whitgift School (part of the John Whitgift Foundation) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure & Barring Service and on-line media checks (including personal, professional and other online activities).

For more than 400 years, Whitgift has been transforming boys’ lives through education.

Whitgift 2025 was created as a result of the input and imagination of staff and students and the next few years will represent an exciting time of evolution for the school, both in terms of our site development plan and the educational partnerships we are embarking on.

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