Pupil Support Mentor, Salford

Closing date:

Moorside High SchoolSalford

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3A points 26 - 29
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and experienced Pupil Support Mentor to work within the Behaviour Team at this highly successful, oversubscribed ‘Good’ (Ofsted 2014) school with ‘Outstanding Behaviour and Safety’. We strive to nurture growth and develop every individual within our school, pupils and staff work together to ensure that not only is hard work expected and rewarded, but that there is enjoyment to be experienced along the way.

You will need:

  • Take a lead role in managing and delivering pastoral support to pupils
  • Contribute to the provision for pupils excluded from, or otherwise not working to, a normal timetable
  • Undertake comprehensive assessments of students to determine those in need of particular help
  • To support pupils with transition between key stages
  • To have a ‘can do’ philosophy
  • Experience of working with pupils with additional needs
  • Strong behaviour management skills, ensuring calm and quiet movement of pupils around the building
  • Have knowledge of effective intervention programmes and the use of restorative practices
  • To be able to organise and lead on a range of events to raise pupils’ aspirations such as assemblies, training sessions, celebrations and transition events
  • To be able to support teaching staff by collaborating in planning, evaluating and adjusting learning activities as appropriate
  • To be able to prepare documentation for liaising with other stakeholders involved in the pastoral care of pupils both within and outside the school


In return we offer:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free use of our Fitness Suite
  • Access to school canteen facilities
  • A supportive and innovative working environment
  • A team of motivated, committed and talented staff
  • A modern, spacious, fully equipped building
  • A comprehensive CPD / Staff Mentoring programme


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Moorside High School is committed to equal opportunities.

Application forms and further details are available from www.moorsidehigh.com and should be returned to pauline.trueman@moorsidehigh.com

Closing Date: 8th December 2018 12 noon



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 57 Deans Road, Swinton, Manchester, Lancashire, M27 0AP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 7941045
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