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  • Start date details

    as soon as possible / 1st September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 July 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    31 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Scale 5, Scale Point Range 12-17 (£24,496 to £26,845 FTE). Actual Salary: £20,529 - £22,498 plus amazing benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We seek to appoint a committed and dynamic Learning Mentor who has relevant qualifications and proven experience of working with young people. The role is to provide support, motivation and guidance to help pupils overcome barriers to their learning. These will include safeguarding, family issues, mental health problems or a lack of confidence.

The successful candidate will be required to provide support and guidance to young people to help them overcome barriers to learning, ensuring that individual pupils engage more effectively in learning and participating in the life of the school. Candidates will have the ability to identify and target those pupils at risk, and help them identify and address barriers to learning. Mentoring will take place one to one or in small groups so you will have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for: day-to-day safeguarding needs of students in a year group, CPOMS, assisting with; administration, meetings, EHAT, communication with parents/carers and external agencies.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you fantastic, eager children and supportive parents. We have dynamic and friendly staff who are passionate about raising standards and aspiration for all children, regardless of their ability and circumstances. Above all else, we are a school that believes that every student, regardless of their context or starting point, can and should achieve their full potential. If you believe that you have the motivation, belief and leadership quality to contribute to our future success, we would welcome an application from you.

Halewood Academy is a supportive and rewarding place to work. We can offer the successful candidate an opportunity to work with highly trained and supportive staff, as well as benefit from our whole Trust commitment to high quality professional development.

Further details about the role

We will consider each application on submission and will appoint before the deadline if suitable candidates are found. Please apply early if you are interested in these roles.

Commitment to safeguarding

Halewood Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure.
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About Halewood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1104 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Halewood Academy is a warm, welcoming, and successful 11 - 16 school at the heart of the community of Halewood. It is part of the Wade Deacon Trust. Halewood Academy was judged to be a ‘Good’ school in March 2022 by Ofsted. Visitors often tell us that their first impression of the school is of a friendly, lively and stimulating learning community. They commend the good behaviour of the pupils and their thirst for knowledge.

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