4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    21 February 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Mon - Thurs 8.20 - 4.20 Fri 8.20 - 3.50
Contract type
Maternity or parental leave cover (Fixed term until 12th August 2022)
£23,541 - £25,991 pro rata

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a learning mentor to work in a dynamic and forward thinking primary school.
As a learning mentor you will be an excellent communicator who can confidently and professionally liaise with pupils, their parents, carers, staff and external agencies. You will possess sound organisational skills and have the ability to prioritise tasks accordingly. You will have excellent IT skills and be a team player able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of the school. Previous experience of working on SIMs is desirable but not essential.

- Monitoring daily attendance and alongside the senior learning mentor, implement strategies to help pupils maintain a regular school attendance record - including home visits
- To carry out pastoral interventions within school at the direction of the SLM/Principal
- To assist the SLM to produce reports for a variety of meetings including CIN/MAST/TAF meetings and others.
- to identify those children who would benefit most from a learning mentor and working with others, draw up and implement an action plan for each child who needs particular support (except where the pupil is already subject to an individually tailored plan).
With teaching and pastoral staff to participate in the comprehensive assessment of all children entering or returning to school and identify those who need extra help to overcome barriers to learning inside and outside school.
- to develop 1-1 mentoring relationships with children needing particular support where necessary aimed at achieving the goals defined in the action plan
- to maximise regular contact with families/carers of children in need of extra support, to keep them informed of the child's needs and progress, and to secure positive family support and involvement
- other responsibilities pertaining to this role.

Applying for the job

Application packs can be requested by emailing applications@tinsleymeadows.sheffield.sch.uk or by ringing school on 0114 2441842

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
631 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
0114 2441842

About Tinsley Meadows Primary School

Tinsley Meadows Primary Academy is part of Five Rivers Multi Academy Trust, and is a leading Sheffield school for children aged 2-11 years. We are a school that invests heavily in staff to ensure that they are equipped with the tools and techniques to excel in this significantly rewarding environment. We know great talent when we see it and we do not underestimate the power of professional and personal development. We provide high quality CPD, coaching opportunities, networking and team teaching so as to create strong, effective, and inspirational leaders of the future. We also support trainee teachers through Teach First and School Direct routes and have a successful record of contributing towards quality training packages to develop outstanding practice. We invest in our staff and understand the importance of creating a strong work/life balance.

Our commitments;
-Our school is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We value each other's identity and we are committed to promoting opportunities for all by ensuring equity across the MAT. Together, we learn and grow by embracing multiple perspectives, experiences, and cultures. Our differences are our strengths.
-Accommodations will be provided upon request to support applicants with disabilities throughout our recruitment process.
-Flexible working will be considered if suitable to the role

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a disclosure Barring Service check in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997

Arranging a visit to Tinsley Meadows Primary School

Visits to school are strongly recommended. If you would like to arrange to look round please contact Allison Brunt - Business Support Manager on 0114 2441842 to arrange a convenient date and time.

School location

Norborough Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 1SG

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