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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 May 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 37 hrs per week; Term-time +1 week Mon - Thurs: 8.00am - 4.00pm / Fri: 8.00am - 3.30pm

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,758 - £24,295 (actual salary) Hourly rate: £13.17 - £14.70

Pay scale

G6 (SCP 14 - 20)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Learning and Behaviour Mentor.

The successful candidate should be able to work directly with identified individuals or groups of students to help overcome barriers to learning, improve behaviour and raise achievement. The role will involve working closely with the Directors of Learning to support students daily around the school and classroom.

As the Learning and Behaviour Mentor you will help students to develop their approach and attitude to learning, this may involve working with students who have social, emotional or behavioural problems. We are looking for someone who can use innovative, creative and professional practice to engage and inspire students to learn. Resilience and a sense of humour is essential!

What the school offers its staff

We are an innovative and flourishing school, well regarded for the excellence of our academic achievement and the high level of motivation of pupils and staff. On interview, we ask candidates for their impressions of our school and without fail they comment on how wonderful our students are, the positive team ethos amongst staff and how friendly and welcoming our school is.

It really is worth applying for this post and joining somewhere special.

Further details about the role

The Learning and Behaviour Mentor will play a key role on the pastoral team, working alongside the Directors of Learning, the Learning Development Leaders and the Inclusion team. The Learning and Behaviour Mentor will work with an identified cohort of pupils to remove barriers to their learning which might involve liaising with staff to discuss the learning challenges faced by those individuals and engaging with parents to encourage their support. The Learning and Behaviour Mentor will also be a first responder to incidents that occur during the school day, liaising with DoLs to update them on situations and providing them with the necessary information to decide what next steps to take.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Offer of employment is subject to safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance, pre-employment health check and references.

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About St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1208 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Established in 1961, St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School has a proud history. We are a mixed, voluntary-aided Catholic secondary school for pupils aged 11-16, located in Ashton-in-Makerfield, near Wigan in Greater Manchester. The pupil roll is 1,200 and we are over-subscribed year on year due to the excellent reputation the school holds within the community.

St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School is committed to providing an education rooted in Gospel values, inspiring pupils to make the world a better place. “Prepare the way of the Lord” is the school motto.

Arranging a visit to St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield

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

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