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Learning Mentor

Tyssen Community Primary School, London

Job details

Job role SEN specialist
Working pattern Part-time only
Salary Scale 5 Point 12-15 - £18,575 to £19,598 pro rata - Term Time Only 44.99 weeks

Job summary

We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic and innovative Learning Mentors to join our team from October 2020. Our school is a happy, creative community where we seek to help every child thrive. You will play an important part in providing opportunities for personal and academic growth, contributing to raising standards of attainment for a targeted group of students. The successful candidate will work with a range of pupils with Emotional, Social and Behavioral difficulties as part of our Inclusion Team. Relevant experience of working with young people is essential and you will be able to demonstrate expertise and skills from your previous employment history. If you enjoy a challenge and are interested in joining our team, please download the application pack.

Our children have asked for kind and caring staff who:
• can make a difference by contributing to children’s education and well-being
• will be committed to working within the diversity of an inner city setting with a broad cultural mix
• can demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communications skills
• will embrace and share in the community life of the school
• believe in our vision of ‘Proudly Achieving Together’
• then we would like to hear from you.

Applying for the job

Please complete your application and email this to Rosette Doxon, School Business Manager at Rdoxon@tyssen.hackney.sch.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 385 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Tyssen Community Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email rdoxon@tyssen.hackney.sch.uk

About Tyssen Community Primary School

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for expressing an interest in applying for the post of Learning Mentor at Tyssen Community School & Children’s Centre. This post is being offered on a temporary / permanent contract, Term Time Only.

A requirement of this post is that the successful candidate will have:
• Excellent communication and organisational skills, with proven ability to mentor primary aged pupils;
• The ability to help pupils overcome barriers to learning both inside and out of school and to raise their self-esteem; in order to achieve their full potential;
• A commitment to working with pupils from a wide range of ethnic and social backgrounds;
Enclosed you will find the following documentation:

• Job Description
• Person Specification
• Application Form and Equal Opportunities Statement.

Please note the following when completing your application form:

• Your first referee should be your current/most recent employer
• Your second referee should be a different employment or education contact with whom you worked for or with
• Please include your email address and the email address for your referees if available
• Please explain any gaps in your employment/education history and reasons for these gaps.

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. If you would like to arrange a visit or require further information please contact me by calling the school office on Tel: 020 8806 4130.
Please return the completed application form to the school by 12.00 pm on Friday 25th September 2020 to rdoxon@tyssen.hackney.sch.uk or by post to: Tyssen Community School & Children’s Centre Oldhill Street London N16 6LR.
This post will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal records check.
We look forward to receiving your application.

Yours sincerely,

Rosette Doxon
Business Manager

Arranging a visit to Tyssen Community Primary School

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. If you would like to arrange a visit or require further information please contact me by calling the school office on Tel: 020 8806 4130.

School location

Oldhill Street, London, N16 6LR