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Hampton Academies Trust

Pupil Premium Mentor

Reference: 631ea59d-2cc1-44c1-bcfa-96b4a90d77bc
Employer: Hampton Academies Trust
Location: Peterborough
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Hampton Gardens School

Hartland Avenue, Hampton Gardens, Peterborough, PE7 8HR.

Hampton Gardens is an inclusive school which is proud to serve the local community of Hampton, Yaxley and Cambridgeshire. The school serves just under 1200 students, offering 210 places in each year group and 300 places for Post16 students.

Hampton Gardens is part of the Hampton Academies Trust who also run the highly successful and popular Hampton College all-through school, Hampton Lakes Primary School and Dogsthorpe Infant School. HAT schools have very close links and some shared staff.

Required as soon as possible

Pupil Premium Mentor

Hampton Gardens School is seeking a dedicated Pupil Premium Mentor to join our Achievement Support Department. This role is critical in supporting the academic growth and personal development of our Pupil Premium and Looked After students. The ideal candidate will be passionate about making a difference in the lives of disadvantaged students, using innovative strategies to engage and support them.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working with children within a secondary school (or equivalent) environment. A good educational background, with minimum GCSE Grade 4 (or equivalent) in English Language & Maths are required for this role.

This is a permanent position of 32.5 hours per week, working term time, plus 2 staff training days per year.

Working Hours:

8.00am – 3.15pm Monday to Friday (with a 45-minute unpaid lunch break) – 32.5 hours per week

Salary (Grade 7):

Full time salary (52 weeks) From: £26,421 to: £29,777

Actual salary (32.5 hrs / term time only + 2 days) From: £19,568 to: £22,054

We welcome applications from candidates who:

  • Possess the ability to inspire and motivate, and who have a passion for learning.
  • Have consistently high expectations with the drive to help all students achieve their full potential.
  • Are an exceptional team player and who enjoys supporting and working collaboratively with others.
  • Have the skill to form positive relationships for learning with all staff, students and parents.
  • Share our vision to deliver outstanding education for children and young adults and the commitment to make a difference to outcomes and achievements of students who attend HAT schools.

What we can offer you in return:

  • A fantastic working environment where students are enthusiastic and want to learn. All our Hampton schools have modern buildings, with light and airy classrooms, outstanding facilities and are situated at the heart of the community.
  • We value our staff and recognise the importance of providing ongoing training opportunities. As a growing Trust we are also able to offer opportunities for promotion and fresh challenges as new roles arise regularly.
  • Our extensive induction programme supports staff every step of the way.
  • Full access to the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme which is designed to help staff deal with any personal or professional problems. Staff have access to free legal advice, medical information, counselling sessions, online self-help tools, factsheets and the wellbeing portal.
  • Discounted local gym membership.
  • Our active Staff Wellbeing Group creates an effective channel for staff to be heard and underpins our commitment to cultivating a supportive working environment which allows staff to flourish and achieve their full potential.

Please note we are unable to accept CV’s or online applications. Please see the recruitment pack via the linked HAT website for full details of how to apply for this position.

Visits to the school before the application deadline are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the HR department. Please note that the school will be closed for half term from Monday 27th to Friday 31st May.

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday 4 June 2024

Please note that we reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

Hampton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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