Learning Mentor, Lewisham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Sydenham SchoolLewisham

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary – Sc6 (points 26 – 28) £27, 951 - £29,589 pa, pro rata, actual salary £18,704 pa
Contract term: Fixed Term

Part-time Learning Mentor required for a 1 year contract

4 days per week  – TTO + INSET (39 weeks)

Salary – Sc6 (points 26 – 28) £27, 951 - £29,589 pa, pro rata, actual salary £18,704 pa

Sydenham School are looking for an experienced professional with pastoral experience to act as a Learning Mentor who will provide a complementary service to existing teachers and pastoral staff in a school setting in addressing the complex needs of students who need help to overcome barriers to learning, both inside and outside school, in order to achieve their full potential. You will work as part of a team including school staff and other agencies to ensure outstanding progress and achievement for students.

The successful applicant will be a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who is able to make the significant contribution required to secure the very best outcomes for SEND students at Sydenham School. 

Sydenham School is a large, successful all girls’ comprehensive school with a mixed 6th Form.

We are a World Class High Performance Learning School and believe that all of our students are capable of performing highly. Sydenham School can offer you excellent professional development and rewarding opportunities, working with a forward thinking Senior Leadership Team that is passionate about the achievement and progress of every student in all areas.

If you are interested in an opportunity to build on established success an application pack can be downloaded from our website at: 


Alternatively further details can be obtained from our HR Department: 0208 699 6731 ext 423/ 476

The closing date for applications is Friday 27th September 2019.   

Interview date is to be confirmed. 

The school is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and diversity. We have a clear commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding is the ‘golden thread’ that runs through the school. The successful applicant will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure for the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as the Criminals Records Bureau).

Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment i.e. National Insurance Number, Work Permits or Indefinite Leave to Remain. If the applicant has lived/worked overseas for 12 months or more since the age of 18, they will also be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct from the country(ies) they lived/work in at their own expense and provide these for our records.

More about Sydenham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dartmouth Road, London, SE26 4RD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8699 6731
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