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Learning Mentor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Our Values

‘As individuals we are unique. Together we build a community’

Learning in primary school can transform a child's life and we aim to make the difference for our children.

Every person in our school strongly promotes the values of kindness, honesty, respect, responsibility and growth. These values are encompassed by the value we place on community; belonging to and contributing to the school and wider community.

What is the job role?

As a Learning Mentor, your primary role will be to provide individualised support to pupils, in collaboration with teaching and other pastoral staff, to promote their emotional well-being and enhance their learning experiences.

Why become a Learning Mentor?

Impactful and Rewarding Work - Make a real difference in the lives of young learners.

Supportive Environment - Thrive in a collaborative and supportive workplace.

Professional Development - Access ongoing professional development and training opportunities

Day to day responsibilities as a Learning Mentor:

  • Mentoring and guiding the pupils identified as needing support
  • Devising, implementing and evaluating individual pupil action plans
  • Working alongside class teachers, pastoral staff, SEND Leader and other external agencies to identify pupils with barriers to learning and at risk of disaffection
  • Assisting students with SEND to set and achieve personal and educational targets
  • Engage and assist with various learning activities and programs
  • Implement strategies to manage and de-escalate challenging behaviours
  • Be a positive role model, helping pupils build confidence and self-esteem
  • Work closely with teachers, parents and the pastoral team to create a comprehensive support network for each student

Who are we looking for?

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of young learners?

We are searching for an enthusiastic and committed Learning Mentor to help our pupils overcome challenges and succeed both academically and personally at Willenhall Community Primary School.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • NVQ Level 3 qualification or higher (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience working with vulnerable young people/children
  • Experience in SEND, challenging behaviour is also highly desirable
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting welfare of young people
  • Empathetic, patient, and resilient nature

Interview date:  w/c 15/4/24

Our school 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 undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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