Learning Mentor (Primary), Hackney

Closing date:Expiring soon

Princess May Primary SchoolHackney

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 5 - £25,833 - £27,225 FTE
Contract term: Permanent

Start date: 01 September 2019 or sooner

Princess May Primary School is looking for an exceptional individual to work as a Learning Mentor. We are a fully inclusive school and insist that all of our children make exceptional progress, including those that may struggle with behaviour or other social and emotional skills. 

The Learning Mentor role is a newly created one, with high expectations around supporting behaviour and ultimately ensuring that each and every child has access to the highest quality education. The Learning Mentor role will form part of our newly-created pastoral team. Working with the Pastoral Manager, the Learning Mentor role will involve having a high level of presence around the school, both reactively and proactive through intervention groups and one-on-one sessions with key children.

The successful candidate will join and be fully supported by a skilled and experienced staff, united around clear school priorities for the current academic year and beyond. High-quality training and supportive mentoring will ensure successful applicants are well placed to make a positive contribution to the school’s journey to outstanding. 

Benefits include:

  • A start date before the summer holidays
  • Potential for progression to other posts within the school, depending on performance
  • Highly motivated, exceptionally kind and caring children
  • A highly supportive senior leadership team and Pastoral Manager

The successful candidate will have:

  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude with a track record of success 
  • A commitment to driving standards of performance 
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, with a strong work ethic
  • A determination that every child should succeed
  • Resilience, humour and a high sense of moral purpose 

About Our School

Princess May is a two-form entry school in a vibrant area of the London Borough of Hackney, situated between Stoke Newington and Dalston. We currently have 372 pupils on roll, including a nursery, a high number of which are eligible for the Pupil Premium Grant. The school is fully inclusive, with very strong community support and engagement. A strong teaching and learning team ensure that each child reaches their full potential, regardless of background or economic barriers. This is our core purpose. The successful candidate will be instrumental in ensuring that every child at Princess May succeeds.

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school office on 020 7254 1589 or email recruitment@princessmay.hackney.sch.uk to book a visit and/or have a confidential discussion with the SENCO or Headteacher.

Closing date: Wednesday 19th June, 1pm

Shortlisting: Wednesday 19th June, 1pm

Interviews and observations: Wednesday 26th June

Candidates will be notified of the outcome by 6pm on Wednesday 26th June

Please email all completed applications to: recruitment@princessmay.hackney.sch.uk

Please note we will only accept applications using the school's application form, which is attached to this advert.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will go through an enhanced DBS check, with references sought before interview.



More about Princess May Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: 25 Princess May Road, London, London, N16 8DF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7254 1589
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Princess May is a two form entry school in a vibrant area of the London Borough of Hackney, situated between Stoke Newington and Dalston. We currently have 368 pupils on roll, including a nursery,  a high number of which are eligible for the Pup...