18 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

School Pay Scale – Scale 6 (Level 2) (inclusive of London Weighting)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Duties include:

  • Providing academic, social and emotional support to children with behavioural difficulties
  • Working with school staff to identify students for mentoring.
  • Support underperforming children on a 1:1 basis, as well as small group sessions, outside the classroom and within lessons.
  • Help to engage students in lessons
  • Draw up agreed action plans with learners to help resolve barriers to learning and monitor their progress.
  • Lead academic interventions to support children working below expected levels.
  • Supporting the class teacher with delivery of lessons.
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Implement behaviour management strategies effectively
  • Support children on the playground and run nurture groups/quiet sessions at these times to support children who may struggle to cope on the playground.
  • To maintain regular contact with families/carers, to keep them informed of the child’s needs and progress and to secure positive family support and involvement.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have at least one years' experience working within a school.
  • Hold a relevant degree or teaching assistant qualification (Level 2)
  • Have a good understanding of supporting SEN students.
  • Have experience working with challenging behaviour.
  • Be someone who can engage children and be a positive influence on their learning
  • Be passionate about making a difference to children's lives by enabling them to learn, thrive and achieve.

What the school offers its staff

For September 2023, we are looking to appoint a Learning Behaviour Mentor to join our fantastic support staff team. This will be a new role within the school. As a Learning Mentor you will work closely with individuals struggling with social emotional and behavioural problems affecting their ability to learn. You'll work alongside teachers to determine the needs to learners and how to overcome their barriers.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants will require an Enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. In line with KCSIE 2022 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and the search is purely about a candidate’s suitability to work with children.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to sohagan2.307@lgflmail.org

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About Greenwood Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
593 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Greenwood Primary is a welcoming, happy and successful school in Northolt. We offer a supportive environment for both staff and pupils. Ofsted October 2022 reported that Greenwood is a GOOD school. The report states, “Staff, including those at the start of their careers, are overwhelmingly positive about leaders’ care and consideration towards their workload and well-being. They feel valued and trusted, and appreciate the opportunities provided to help them develop further in their careers.”

Arranging a visit to Greenwood Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sohagan2.307@lgflmail.org.

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