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Learning Mentor

Job information
Salary £16,459 - £18,172 per annum
Organisation Trinity Primary School
Hours 37 hours per week, term time only
Term/duration Permanent variable (18.50 - 37 hours)
Closing date 11.59 am on 15 October 2021
Interview date(s) Thursday 21st October 2021

Job details

We are looking to appoint an experienced and hard-working learning mentor to support children and families at our school. This is a varied role, which requires the successful candidate to be versatile, energetic, and innovative, as well as being a good problem solver. Excellent interpersonal skills and sense of humour are essential.


The successful person will be required to:

To complement the roles of teaching and other school staff in helping to overcome barriers to learning within and outside the school by working with a defined caseload of pupils and families to establish a network targeted support. This will require particular emphasis on:

  • Improving self-image, confidence and motivation

  • Raising pupil expectations for achievements

  • Developing better social skills and relationships

  • Monitoring and improving attendance and punctuality

  • Enabling pupils to face new and challenging situations, self-organise and own their problems

  • Provision of a ‘safe haven’ for vulnerable children on a one-to-one, group or class basis.

  • To follow the relevant procedures for ensuring that information and data is collected and recorded accurately thus enabling the production of reliable analyses and report

  • Take part in every aspect of school life including educational visits, residential trips and school events


    We can offer:

  • Rewarding work as you help the families who need support.

  • Polite children who want to learn and are proud of their school.

  • Experienced, committed, friendly and supportive staff.

  • A calm, friendly ethos, where each child and adult is valued as an individual.

  • Comprehensive professional development opportunities to help you carry out this role.

Safeguarding Statement:

Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. Trinity Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced DBS and medical clearances, and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.


For more information contact

For further information or to request an application form please contact the Ann Griffiths email or telephone (01432 266268).

Visits to the school are highly recommended. Please call to make an appointment.

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.