Pastoral Support Mentor, Cornwall

Closing date:

Penrice AcademyCornwall

Date posted:
Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £13,069 - £16,949
Contract term: Permanent



Grade F, 37 Hours per Week, Term Time plus INSET

Actual Salary: £13,069 - £16,949 per annum

Permanent – required as soon as possible (2 posts)

We are looking to appoint a vibrant, energetic Pastoral Support Mentor to join the Student Support Team. We require a dynamic individual who will help our young people to achieve the best outcomes and to make positive contributions to their emotional health and well-being. We are particularly interested in appointing someone who has some experience in Child Protection and Safeguarding.

It will be a requirement to establish constructive relationships with parents/carers to encourage positive family support and involvement, to regularly review attendance, behaviour and attainment to give our young people the best chance of success, and to identify students at risk of disaffection. Early intervention via one-to-one mentoring support and working closely with the relevant Head of Year is a key part of this role.

Penrice Academy is an Outstanding and oversubscribed Academy situated on the beautiful south coast of Cornwall. We offer an exceptional working and learning environment, where students are placed at the heart of the learning experience. As a National Teaching School, Penrice Academy offers excellent professional development and promotional prospects and the opportunity to work with like-minded professionals. Application forms and full details are available from

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Kirstin Hooper, Student Support Team Leader by telephone on 01726 72163

Closing Date:         9.00am Friday 17 January 2020

Interview Date:      Week commencing 20 January 2020

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; the successful candidate will be expected to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our safeguarding policy, which can be found via the following link: 

More about Penrice Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Charlestown Road, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1726 72163
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