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Job details
Employer Ysgol Aberconwy
Location Conwy
Salary GO4 - £16,100 to £17,296
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 1st 2017

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Guidance Mentor to work with a year group in the school. They will work under the guidance of a ‘Head of Year’ and take a lead role in providing pastoral support to students in a given year group, addressing the needs of students who need help to overcome barriers to learning in particular. They will work with students maximise their ability to learn, increase their motivation to remain in learning, and support them to achieve qualifications.

It is an exciting time to join Ysgol Aberconwy, a mixed 11-to-18 comprehensive school of 800 pupils. Set in its own extensive new campus on the banks of the beautiful River Conwy, the school is situated in the medieval town of Conwy on the North Wales coast adjacent to the Snowdonia National Park. Ysgol Aberconwy’s proximity to the main A55 trunk road provides easy accessibility throughout North Wales, Cheshire and Wirral. The school is exceptionally well resourced with all teachers having access to personal technology, as well as an ICT suite for their curriculum area. 

The diversity of the school community ensures that the school is a vibrant and interesting place to work.  The successful candidate will demonstrate consistently high standards of organisation and communication and will have experience of working with children with a variety of learning needs.

We offer :

  • A well established and comprehensive mentor programme. 
  • A strong personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff. 
  • Strong links with other local schools for partnership working and support. 
  • A strong community spirit.
  • Staff who are very supportive towards each other.

 Completed application form and covering letter to be returned to Lynn Jones at Ysgol Aberconwy either by post or by email to

All queries can be emailed to

About the employer

Information about Ysgol Aberconwy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Morfa Drive
LL32 8ED
United Kingdom
+44 1492 592537