Learning Mentor - SEND

The Burton Borough School, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7DS

8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    5 July 2022 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • 37 Hours per week 8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday, 4.00pm Friday Term Time + 1 Week (PD Days)

Contract type



Scale 4 (£10.60 -£11.47 per hour) Annual equivalent (£17,437 - £18,868) dependent on experience and length of service

Learning Mentor - SEND job summary

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and flexible Learning Mentor to join our team. These roles play a pivotal part in helping to support students to reach their full potential and contributing to the ongoing success of the school.
The post holder will co-ordinate additional support across the curriculum to give targeted students, notably those with SEND, the best opportunity in school to gain the best outcomes, including GCSEs and Post-16.
• Work within the pastoral teams to provide a holistic approach in supporting student individual needs.
• Cement strong adult relationships with key targeted students to ensure they have a sense of belonging within both the small school and whole school.
• Have a passion for working with students in accessing the curriculum to the full, to ensure that they make excellent progress and reach their true potential.
• Have a commitment to drive the raising of standards which have an impact on learning and monitoring progress, focusing on established testing and tracking systems and adjusting provision to meet changing needs.
• Work both using their own initiative and as part of a wider team.
• Can work with individual students in addition to small groups.

For further information, please visit our website at www.burtonborough.org.uk or telephone 01952 386500 or email the Principal’s PA at jessica.boden@taw.org.uk
For daily updates and to see what we do, follow us on Twitter or Instagram @BurtonBorough

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About The Burton Borough School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1145 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Burton Borough is a vibrant and inclusive mixed Comprehensive School of 1157 students, situated on the Shropshire/ Staffordshire border within the pleasant market town of Newport. We were awarded the Gold Mental Health Award from the Carnegie School of Mental Health in April 2019 and are the first school in England to be recognised by Public Health England for the work we do in this area. Our location provides easy access to/ from Shrewsbury, Stafford, Telford and Wolverhampton. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the school.

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