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Learning Mentor

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City of Derby Academy, QEGSMAT
Salary details
Scale 5 £24,496 - £26,845 (£20,694 -£22,679 pro rota)
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Closing Date
16 April 2023
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QEGSMAT are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Mentor to join our hardworking and high achieving team at City of Derby Academy, to start as soon as possible. 

The role of the Learning Mentor has never been more important as we continue to build our SEND provision in order to meet the needs of all our learners.  The successful applicant will be a kind, resilient, nurturing, well qualified individual who understands the importance of relationships, patience, understanding and respect, whilst managing to respond to the complex needs and requirements of our students.  

City of Derby Academy is a vibrant and successful school with the vision of ‘improving the life chances of all students’. We do this by providing engaging and enjoyable learning experiences over a broad and balanced curriculum. The key to our success are our passionate staff who work with our students to develop personal and academic success. 

City of Derby Academy is a proud member of QEGSMAT. The Trust’s values are for students to ‘Question, Explore; Give; and Succeed’. Our exceptional staff, strong leadership, motivated children, as well as excellent facilities, provide the successful formula for this. 

At QEGSMAT we believe and promote that exceptional workforce creates exceptional results; they transform lives and transform futures. We support every pupil to achieve their full potential and become a confident, resilient, and compassionate individual who can make a positive contribution to society. 

Why work for us? 

  • Continual access to CPD opportunities. QEGSMAT works with a large number of organisations to develop staff to fulfil their aspirations and potential. We are committed to providing first-rate training and development to all our staff within this evolving Trust.
  • We are committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination, and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
  • All staff have access to our Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. This can also include bespoke counselling sessions for staff if needed.
  • All roles are subject to nationally agreed terms and conditions of service.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with employer contributions of 23.68% for support staff.  With access to Teacher Pension Scheme employer contributions of 23.4% for Teachers.  
  • Family-friendly policies.
  • Access to Flu Vaccines.
  • Opportunity to work flexibly.

QEGSMAT is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and be eligible to work in the UK.

Further information about our commitment to Safeguarding can be found - https://www.qegsmat.com/documents/safeguarding 

If you are interested and wish to have an informal conversation to discuss the role or would like to visit the school, we would be happy to arrange this.  Please call Lydia Singleton on 01332 270450, further details about our school can be found on our website: https://www.cityofderbyacademy.org/

Please do not apply using the Derbyshire County Council website. 

To apply for this position, please visit our Trust Website (https://www.qegsmat.com/current-vacancies/) where you can apply via TES.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.