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Learning Mentor

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Ladywood Primary School, Ilkeston
Salary details
Grade 8 £21,905.88 - £23,542.20 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Closing Date
04 December 2022
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Ladywood Primary and Nursery School is a happy place, where everyone is valued as an individual. We believe, every child deserves the best and we will strive to provide this for all our children from the age of three to eleven to enable them to Learn, Achieve and Thrive.

Are you interested in the mental health and wellbeing of young people? Are you looking for opportunities to support children with a variety of needs? Are you solution focused? Do you have the desire and drive to work in a school setting with SEND/ SEMH children? Are you an energetic and positive person committed to supporting all children to achieve the very best that they can?

Ladywood Primary School is looking to appoint a Learning Mentor with a focus on behaviour. You will be part of a passionate and professional team dedicated to ensuring that children receive excellent pastoral and learning support and the best possible care in a vibrant and purposeful environment.

As a Learning Mentor, you will be required to work flexibly, use your initiative, face challenges, find solutions, build and sustain a positive ethos, take the lead on drawing up individual action plans as well as communicating efficiently and effectively with parents and teams of other professionals. Working with teaching staff, you will be responsible for assisting in the comprehensive assessment of children and their needs. Working with the SENCo and specialist advisors, you will plan and deliver mentoring activities which will help to overcome barriers to learning.

This vacancy offers the opportunity to be a valued member of ‘Team Ladywood’, and to contribute to the smooth running of a vibrant, warm, welcoming community school. If you have the passion, skills, resilience and drive to make a significant and powerful difference to the lives of children who really need your support, please apply.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing: 5 December 2022

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.