Achievement Intervention Mentor - Maths

Discipline: Support Staff
Salary: £24,120 - £26,138
Contact email: A.Leary2@bradfordcollege.ac.uk
Job ref: 020423
Published: 9 days ago
Deadline for Application: 28 May 2024 23:59

Due to provision expansion, we are looking for a number passionate and engaging Achievement Intervention Mentors to join our friendly and student-focused Maths & English department.

 

Our Achievement Intervention Mentors assist in the development of students’ Maths skills at GCSE and pre-GCSE, through the provision of targeted intervention sessions which will take place in the success centres at the college. This role is key in supporting students to achieve positive outcomes.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Be responsible for the operation of the English and Maths Success Centre, our dedicated space for intervention work and individual learner development – Monday to Thursday - 8:30 to 17:00 and Friday – 08:30 to 16:30.
  • Assist students with any queries regarding English or maths that they may have
  • Assist students with using Century Tech, our AI driven online learning platform, making sure that they understand how to proceed
  • Plan and deliver engaging and effective intervention sessions within the success centre for a maximum of 5 students at a time in 1-hour time slots
  • Track progress of students accurately and effectively throughout intervention processes
  • Offer support and guidance to students in the completion of work set in their English or maths classes
  • Assist with the promotion of English or maths provision across the college under the umbrella of the success centre
  • Facilitate and support the activities of trainee teachers assisting with English and Maths Success Centre intervention duties
  • Communicating with the English or maths tutor
  • To deliver a wide range of effective and inclusive teaching and learning intervention activities
  • To assess the work and progress of all students and provide them with constructive and timely feedback.
  • To seek ways of improving student performance by reflecting on teaching design and delivery and obtaining and analysing feedback.

 

For the full job description and person specification, please click here

 

The Ideal Candidate

 

The ideal candidate will be learner and quality focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. They should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within their core values.

 

Education & Training

 

*       Level 3 professional qualification in Maths or English

*       GCSE 5 – 9 or equivalent level 2 qualification in Maths or be prepared to pass a test prior to interview to demonstrate level 2 ability and then if appointed achieve within an agreed timescale

*       GCSE 5 - 9 or equivalent level 2 qualification in English or be prepared to pass a test prior to interview to demonstrate level 2 ability and then if appointed achieve within an agreed timescale

 

Experience

 

  • Extensive experience of the complexities of Level 2 education, in particular as it relates to alternative provision.
  • Successful experience of working with students on a 1:1 and group basis to achieve their career goals (in education, youth work or a community setting)
  • Proven experience of working with parents/carers of children and young people
  • Experience of working with challenging young people to improve behaviour and attitude to learning.
  • Experience of putting in place interventions that have improved a learners’ progress/improve behaviour/ attendance

*       Experience of supervising/leading individuals/a team to successful outcomes

 

For an informal discussion about the role, please email recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

 

Interviews

 

Bradford College

At Bradford College our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.

 

Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone. Undergraduate to postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.

 

Our aim is to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference to the lives of everyone at Bradford College.

 

Benefits of working at Bradford College:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – equivalent to 30 days holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Local government pension scheme, with a generous 18% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed creating a better future for all through education and training.

 

For full details please click here

*If you have the drive to further develop your skills and abilities, you will be given the support and opportunities you need to enhance your career. This includes access to in-house training and CPD, professional and academic qualifications and mentoring.

Bradford College is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and student body. We promote applications across all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in our workforce.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please note that social media checks will also be undertaken during the recruitment process.

Please be aware it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.