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Children Looked After - Education Mentor

Location
Anvil Court, Abertillery, NP13 1DB
Reference
BG03535
Salary
Grade 4 (£19,554 - £21,589 pro rata/per annum)
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
N/A
Job Type
External

Job Summary

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is looking to recruit within the Safeguarding Team a CLA Education Mentor.  We are looking for an individual who is motivated and will strive to achieve the highest educational standards for children who are looked after by or in education in the Borough.

 

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Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is looking to recruit within the Safeguarding Team a CLA Education Mentor.  We are looking for an individual who is motivated and will strive to achieve the highest educational standards for children who are looked after by or in education in the Borough.

The successful candidate will be responsible for drawing up an educational plan specific to the pupils needs, support children on either a one to one or small group basis and liaise with schools to initiate a Personal Educational Plan upon starting a new school.

Educational/Experience/Skills for the position are:

  • 5 GCSE’s A-C (inc. Mathematics & English) or equivalent
  • Educated to A Level (or equivalent)
  • Experience of working with children and young people
  • Good communication skills – verbal and written
  • Awareness of confidentiality

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process.  The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Hours:                       18.5 per week/39 weeks per year 

Closing Date:          Thursday 27 June 2019 – 12:00am, midnight

Interview Date:        Tuesday 9 July 2019

Job Description Download
JD_Children_Looked_After_Education_Mentor_BG03535.pdf
Closing Date
27/06/2019

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