English Support Mentor & One-to-One Teacher, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Closing date:

Horsforth SchoolLeeds, West Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019 or sooner, if appropriate
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: C1 £17,592 - £19,293
Contract term: Permanent

Full/part time (negotiable)

Term time only + 5 days

At Horsforth School we believe in ‘opportunity and achievement for all’. We are committed to the highest outcomes for students and aim to develop the best opportunities for staff. We are committed to being a ‘Greenhouse School’. The Trustees are seeking to appoint an English Support Mentor who will undertake intervention with (mainly KS4) individual students and small groups, together with delivering teaching and support programmes for identified students. The successful candidate will be working under the guidance of the English Department/SENDCo to plan, deliver and evaluate high quality sessions aimed at students working on a range of activities. Subsequent feedback to colleagues will showcase your impact on achievement and progress. This role requires a candidate who is confident working individually, with an ability to identify and target those students who would benefit from additional support. You will also be a flexible team player as part of the role will involve occasionally supervising whole classes in the short-term absence of a teacher and supporting with after-school revision sessions.  

The successful applicant will haveeither A-level English Language and /or Literature with QTS OR a degree in English and will bejoining a fantastic English department who aim tocreate a nurturing environment within which every student can reach their full potential.We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. You will establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.

The department’s success is reflected throughout this ambitious and consistently oversubscribed 11-19 school, which enjoys strong community and international links.  Our commitment to excellence in education is recognised nationally.  Ofsted describe us as a ‘good school with outstanding features’. 

For our 1400 students, Horsforth School provides an engaging environment of discovery and growth. For our colleagues too, this setting offers some great benefits. Located in north-west Leeds, the school is just five miles from the city centre with its thriving retail, leisure and cultural facilities, yet on the edge of open countryside. York, Harrogate and the Dales are within easy reach.

If you’d like to find out more, please call 0113 226 5454. Or for full details and to download an application form, please visit www.horsforthschool.org

Please return completed application forms to recruitment@horsforthschool.org

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 26thNovember 2018 

Start date: January 2019 or sooner, if appropriate

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all colleagues to share this commitment.  Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lee Lane East, Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS18 5RF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 226 5454
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