County Durham, Darlington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside, Stockton-on-Tees
Band 5 SCP 12
3 days (0.6)
1 Year fixed term contract
3 days per week – Term Time Only
Band 5 SCP 12 £22,571 (pro rata–actual pay = £11,459)
Required from September 2022
A dynamic and enthusiastic Student Mentor is required to support our Senior Student Mentor. The successful candidate will work closely with pastoral teams, the current attendance officers, outside agencies as well as communicating with parents and carers.
The work will include forming positive relationships with students and their families as well as managing regular appointments. It is expected that the successful candidate will continue to promote strategies to motivate, help improve attendance and encourage wellbeing.
You may also be required to participate in development and training opportunities as and when they arise.
The successful applicant will have experience of working with young people and the ability to communicate with a variety of audiences.
Boldon School and South Tyneside Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
Anyone interested in this post should complete an application form outlining your skills and experience. Completed applications should be emailed to
Mrs J Routledge at: email@example.com
Should you require any further information regarding this post please contact Mrs Valerie Hanson (Senior Learning Mentor) by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Friday 15 July 2022 by 9.00am
Interview date: To be confirmed
Supporting documentsApplication Form
Other Supporting Documents:Student Mentor JD-PS South Tyneside Council Recruitment Privacy Notice
We are incredibly proud to announce that Boldon School is officially recognised by Ofsted as a Good provider, with pupils’ personal development being judged as Outstanding. 2019 summer results place Boldon School at the top of schools in South Tyneside for Progress 8. These achievements serve to highlight that our pupils are benefitting from extremely high standards of education and care. Consequently, Boldon School is expanding. Pupil numbers are rapidly increasing with many parents and guardians now making Boldon their school of choice. As a result, we are seeking to appoint new members of staff, who are innovative, driven and who passionately share in our vision of providing the highest quality of teaching and support for all our students. Boldon School is an exciting place to teach and inspire; it is where our newest staff members will join in our continued drive for excellence, positively ensuring that our students achieve their full potential. They will play meaningful roles in equipping our pupils with the skills that will help them achieve here at Boldon and, ultimately, in whichever routes they take in their lives.
The school boasts outstanding facilities including a 220 capacity theatre, hair and beauty salons, swimming pool and fitness suite. We have a wide array of extra – curricular activities on offer every evening. We are very proud of our Sea Cadet Unit at Boldon School. Our students enjoy a range of activities on water; including power-boating and kayaking and also on land; mountain biking and camping. Whatever they want to do when they leave school, Sea Cadets gives our students the tools to help them with the big world and enjoy what it brings.
We pride ourselves on the excellent relationships we have with staff, students and parents. Boldon has a fantastic team of teachers and support staff who will work tirelessly to ensure that all students are supported and encouraged to maximise their potential, in all areas of school. Our behaviour policy ensures that students behave impeccably during lessons and breaks. Students are encouraged to develop excellent attitudes to learning and a strong independent ethos, which will prepare them for the future.
Boldon School was successful in becoming one of the 40 Careers Hub Schools within the North East, an accolade of which we are very proud. This success has enabled all students from Year 7-13 to experience opportunities with employers, training providers, further and higher education, effectively complimenting their studies at Boldon. Our careers programme aims to provide all students with the necessary information and guidance to make informed choices on their future careers and ensure that they are motivated to see value in their achievements.
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