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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade E Scale Point 12-17

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a caring and committed full-time member of our school’s Pastoral Team.This unique role will involve the successful candidate working within a varied and fast-paced environment so flexibility and experience in a similar role would be ideal but not essential.

As our school’s Learning Mentor, your primary responsibility will be to support children’s wellbeing. Your role will involve assisting pupils in overcoming barriers to their learning.

You will work closely with the Pastoral Team Lead (Deputy Headteacher), the Family Support Worker & teaching staff, to identify pupils who would benefit from additional SEMH support.You will play a part in the planning, development, and delivery of pastoral care for children and their families at Norbreck.

If you feel that you have the experience and passion to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the holistic work of a Learning Mentor, then you may just be the person we are looking for.

What the school offers its staff

Staff work hard to create an exciting curriculum which is brought to life with special opportunities. They support and nurture the children in their care and passionately strive for children to achieve their very best. We provide a high-quality education whilst making wonderful memories along the way.

At Norbreck, we believe in building effective partnerships between home and school and constantly reflect on this and how we can make improvements. We value our partnerships with other schools, agencies and the wider community and we are passionate about raising standards.

We believe in giving every child the best start to their education, preparing them for future challenges and life beyond school.

We are dedicated to creating a work environment that our colleagues can enjoy and our children can benefit from.

Our school motto is, ‘Whatever we do, we do it well’, a philosophy and desire that underpins every aspect of school life and the ambition we have for our children.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Norbreck Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
598 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01253 852219

We pride ourselves on our friendly, family atmosphere. Staff at Norbreck are passionate and committed to providing the very best care and opportunities for our children. We have been at the heart of the community for 90 years, providing an exciting learning journey for all and making wonderful memories along the way.

Our staff and children are encouraged to have the highest expectations of themselves and others. The aspiration that underpins all we do is reflected in our core values:

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Arranging a visit to Norbreck Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@norbreck.blackpool.sch.uk.

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