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Learning Mentor

City of London Academy Highbury GroveIslington

The City of London Academy Highbury Grove is looking for an exceptional highly skilled Learning Mentor to join our team who has the skills and drive to provide social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) support to students who have difficulties accessing learning in a school setting.

As Learning Mentor you will be joining our strong and supportive Student Support Department contributing to creating the conditions for all our students to experience success. You will be required to work closely supporting students and will need to have good rapport and an understanding of each individual’s needs.

The work is complex and requires exceptional team working skills, an understanding of integrated ways of working and an absolute commitment to early intervention excellence for children and families. There is personal autonomy and team members are expected to act upon their own initiative, manage their own time effectively and proactively contribute to innovation within the scope of their role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the team to bring the Academy forward to achieving its ambition to be an outstanding Academy.

We are committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our staff, as well as excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.

The City of London Academies Trust (CoLAT) is driven by ambition: to deliver world-class results as we combine the heritage and tradition of the City of London with creativity and innovation. We have a proven track record of school improvement, offering students an exciting curriculum and opportunities to perform, showcase their talents and experience the world of work outside of the classroom.

If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, an application pack is available on our website: Completed forms should be emailed to 

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Closing date for applications is: 9.00am Monday 1 March 2021

Interviews will take place in the week commencing Monday 1 March 2021

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropirate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment. City of London Academies Trust Company Registration No. 04504128.

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