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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£21,968 - £30,151

What skills and experience we're looking for

Sowe Valley Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, caring and innovative Learning Mentor to have a positive impact on the wellbeing of our more vulnerable children by helping to remove barriers to learning.

Your main duties will include:

  • supporting individuals and groups of children to ensure their academic, social and emotional needs are met
  • to engage with families and carers in order to bring out the best in the children
  • to continue to monitor attendance and punctuality
  • maintaining detailed individual and group records
  • using a range of assessment tools to identify pupils’ strengths and areas for development
  • attend meetings and report to senior leaders
  • supporting children at unstructured times of the day
  • deliver a range of specific therapies and interventions in order to address pupils SEMH needs

We are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about children’s learning, development and emotional growth
  • is positive, committed and is able to use their own initiative
  • embraces opportunities to work closely with parents, governors, outside agencies and the local community
  • has good communication, numeracy and literacy skills
  • has a good range of IT skills
  • is an effective team player
  • has energy, resilience and a good sense of humour
  • has experience of working with children or young people and their families

Applications packs are downloadable below. Completed application packs are to be sent directly to the school at admin@sowevalley.coventry.sch.uk

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • a welcoming, friendly school community
  • a committed supportive team of staff who want to make a difference by putting the wellbeing of children first.
  • quality training opportunities
  • delightful children who deserve the very best
  • a designated Learning Mentor room in which to work

Sowe Valley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and reference checks.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the office and speak to Mrs H. Pilz on 02476 456063 oradmin@sowevalley.coventry.sch.uk

Further details are available by contacting the school on the above telephone number or email.

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 Sowe Valley Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
215 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
02476 456063

Arranging a visit to Sowe Valley Primary School

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

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