Learning Mentor, Leeds

Closing date:

Morley Newlands AcademyLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: B1/B3 (SCP 4-11) £18,426 - £21,166 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Mentor

Required to start: ASAP

Salary: B1/B3 (SCP 4-11) £18,426 - £21,166 pro rata

Hours: 37 weekly - Term time plus 5 days

This post is subject to a 6- month probationary period 

The governors of our caring, friendly and rapidly improving academy wish to appoint an ambitious, enthusiastic and highly effective Learning Mentor.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is able to work alongside the class teacher to further children’s learning and deepen their understanding;
  • is positive and creative;
  • is able to provide a complimentary service to teachers and pastoral staff in addressing the needs of children who require support in overcoming barriers to learning both inside and outside of the academy.
  • is able to motivate, inspire and encourage children;
  • has excellent interpersonal skills;
  • is committed to developing and maintaining close links with the whole community;
  • is able to build positive relationships with staff and parents;
  • enjoys working as part of a hardworking and happy team;
  • must have at least GCSE / ‘O’ Level Maths and English at grade C or equivalent.

In return we can offer you:

  • friendly, enthusiastic children;
  • support of a caring staff team committed to children’s success;
  • professional development working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust;
  • fun and a challenge!

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, we will ensure that our children receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation.

If you feel that you have the necessary experience, skills and abilities, we look forward to hearing from you.

A full application pack is available to download from our website www.tgat.org.uk/jobs by email from: nicola.bardsley@morleynewlands.leeds.sch.uk. Completed applications should be returned  to the same email address.

Closing date: Monday 16 September 2019 noon 

Interviews: Friday 20 September 2019 

If you would like to know more about The Gorse Academies Trust, please visit; https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/the-gorse-academies-trust-1071685  

TGAT Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders 2018  

Morley Newlands Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.  We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

More about Morley Newlands Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Wide Lane, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 8PG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 323 1890
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