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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    16 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
26 or 32.5 hours
Contract type
Fixed term (Until 31st August 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19,698 - £20,493
Actual salary
£11,800 - £12,276 (26 hours) £14,750 - £15,345 (32.5 hours)

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and understanding learning mentor to support students within our existing dedicated team. The post is open to candidates who would like to work either 26 hours per week (4 days) or 32.5 hours per week (5 days).

You will be expected to help students stay on task, whilst being able to overcome social and emotional barriers to learning. To raise their aspirations, self-esteem and maximise learning potential.

We are a vibrant, popular school and have a strong partnership with the community and local schools. Highfields is situated in Matlock, the county town of Derbyshire, on the south-eastern edge of the Peak District. It is within easy reach of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham

A job description & person specification with further information about the role can be downloaded below.

Please send completed applications forms to

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. At Highfields, we look to employ well-qualified staff who are willing to contribute to the full life of the school and who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
Up to 1394 pupils
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Highfields School

Head Teacher: Mr Andrew Marsh

School location

Upper Lumsdale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5NA

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