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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 30 Hours per week, Term Time Only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421 -£28,770

Pay scale

C1, points 12-17

What skills and experience we're looking for

At Oulton, we think for ourselves and care for each other and we are proud to be an inclusive school. As a school, we celebrate everybody’s individual abilities, strengths, and learning journey. We are looking for a Behaviour Mentor to promote positive behaviour across the whole school. 30 hours per week, term time only. C1, Points 12-17. Salary: £26,421 -£28,770 (Actual Pro-Rata Salary: £18,205-£19,824.)

We are looking for a confident, positive Behaviour Mentor to promote positive behaviour across the whole school. The role involves supporting children in lessons and responding to provide bespoke support to pupils and colleagues as needed. You will be a crucial part of our Inclusion Team to help our children overcome barriers to learning. You MUST have experience and/or training for this key role. To work under the instruction and guidance of teaching and/or senior staff. To support teachers and senior staff in addressing the needs of all pupils but especially those pupils who need particular help with behaviour management to overcome barriers to learning. Establishing productive working relationships with pupils and acting as a role model. All the duties outlined are carried out under the direction and supervision of the leadership team. You must have a proven track record of being able to manage challenging behaviour and be able to use a range of strategies to deescalate situations and respond in a positive/supportive way.

We are looking for support staff who have…

  • Enthusiasm for creative learning activities
  • A passion for developing personalised learning opportunities to meet specific needs
  • Experience of working with a range of complex SEMH needs within a specialist or mainstream settings
  • The ability to work well with other professionals/outside agencies to implement/deliver/assess recommended programmes of work
  • The highest expectations of themselves and their pupils
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisation skills
  • Experience of working proactively, with empathy, in teams
  • Flexibility, sense of humour and a ‘can do’ attitude

First and foremost, we want skilled staff who can provide good/outstanding learning for our children.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer…

  • A happy school community where children are eager to learn
  • A modern, stimulating learning environment both inside and outside
  • Opportunities and support to develop and enhance your career
  • Supportive, committed governors, staff and parents/carers, within a close but diverse community

Commitment to safeguarding

Oulton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Please make sure you download the SCHOOL application form, and email completed forms to address given. Due to our stringent safeguarding policy, CVs will never be accepted. All posts are contingent on enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

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About Oulton Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
311 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0113 2821344

Oulton Primary is a recently refurbished school that boasts an attractive spacious working environment. Re-opened in June 2012, the multi-million pound, architect-designed building is fit for education in the 21st century. It includes a room for Extended Services, sensory room, pastoral base, multiple intervention rooms, spacious library, breakfast club area, purpose-built classrooms and a large sports hall.

Arranging a visit to Oulton Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@oulton.leeds.sch.uk.

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