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  • Job start date

    31 October 2022

  • Closing date

    30 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 September 2022

Job details

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No, visa sponsorship not available

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Contract type


Actual salary

£17,186.00 - £18,974.58 per annum

Learning Mentor job summary

Ref: SCH-PAT-0189

Required for as soon as possible

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools, six primaries and two 11 - 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Pupils are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Learning Mentor to join De Lacy Primary School. The candidate will be responsible for complimenting the professional work of teachers by addressing the needs of pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning. The role is based across all key stages in the school, planning, preparing and delivering activities for individual pupils and groups, or short term for whole classes.

This is a permanent, 32.5 hours per week, term time plus five days contract, equating to 195 working days per year.

The school can offer:

• hard-working and highly committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what pupils can achieve.

• a supportive Trust as your employer that are strongly committed to providing high quality CPD and career progression.

• significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues in this school and across the Trust.

• the opportunity to work with ambitious and inspirational leaders.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

• has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils.

• will make a difference in changing children’s life chances.

• has the skills and abilities to support children of all abilities and personal needs.

• can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative.

• has the ability to form effective relationships with pupils and parents/carers.

To apply for this role and view a job specification please visit the Trust website at www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies 

For further information regarding this role, or to arrange a visit to the school please contact 01977 722620.

Completed application forms should be submitted on the system by the closing date of 10:00am on Friday 30th September 2022.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe.  We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

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About De Lacy Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
321 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

De Lacy Primary School is a proud member of the Pontefract Academies Trust, which comprises of six primaries and two secondary schools all located within the Pontefract district With around 350 pupils aged 3–11, we have a strong ethos of inclusion, taking pride in encouraging all of our children to be confident and independent learners, caring for themselves as well as others around them. We set ourselves very high standards of respect, resilience and achievement. As a team, we are constantly striving to provide our children with the best possible education and opportunities in every way. Children are at the centre of every decision made in school.

Arranging a visit to De Lacy Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@delacy.patrust.org.uk.

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