Learning Mentor, Lewisham

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Prendergast Ladywell SchoolLewisham

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £23,379 - £24,750 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

We wish to appoint a skilled and enthusiastic person to join our Inclusion Team. You will play a key role in expanding our Learning Mentor programme of intensive support for targeted students. Mentors are responsible for delivering 1:1 and small group interventions with students to significantly improve their behaviour (both social and learning), progress and attendance.  You will also be responsible for supervising students excluded from, or not working to, a normal timetable. 

The successful candidate will:  

• have a proven track record of successfully working with disadvantaged and disaffected young people 

• have a desire to promote high expectations and aspirations for young people; 

• enjoy helping young people to overcome barriers to learning in order to raise attainment, attendance and achievement 

• be able to work both independently and as part of a team 

• have safeguarding experience 

• be self-motivated, enthusiastic, creative and adaptable 

• be able to remain calm in difficult circumstances 

• be able to problem solve, use their initiative and work autonomously.  

Hours: 35 hours a week, 39 weeks a year (term time only + Inset Days)

Prendergast Ladywell School is part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools; we believe that all our students can achieve excellence and that they deserve the very best support and resources to reach their potential. Our caring environment values achievement and we insist on tolerance and mutual respect.  

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who would relish the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the success and development of our school.  

To apply please visit the vacancies section of our website www.prendergast-ladywell.com .  

Closing Date: 9:30am on Monday 17 September 2018  

Interviews: Friday 21 September 2018   Please note CVs are not accepted.  

The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.  

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.



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More about Prendergast Ladywell School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools, Manwood Road, Brockley, London, SE4 1SA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8690 1114
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Prendergast Ladywell School is an 11 – 16 secondary school at the heart of the community in Ladywell and is part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools.

The school has outstanding facilities and a modern learning environment to inspire young pe...