This job expired on 10 October 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    10 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, term-time only + 1 week

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed term contract until July 2024 (with possibility of extension)

Pay scale

NYC Grade E, £12,38 - £13.02 per hour, £23,893 - £25,119 per annum full time equivalent

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a good team player, looking to join a thriving, friendly school and assist in the guidance and mentoring of pupils who require additional support to overcome barriers to learning and to achieve their full potential?

Our Opportunity

We have a vacancy for a Grade E Learning Mentor.The post is 12-month Fixed term, with the possibility of extending the time period.

The successful candidate will work within our Inclusion Team and alongside our other Learning Mentors to assess, support, guide and mentor individual or small group of pupils who require additional support to overcome barriers to learning, to achieve their full potential.

The role will involve supporting the attendance team to challenge poor attendance and punctuality by sending letters, phoning parents, conducting home visits and conducting panel meetings with parents as part of the monitoring process. Full training will be given.

The successful candidate will support our vulnerable pupils who need support through Early Help by identifying the needs, meeting parents and implementing action plans to overcome barriers, signposting and referring to external services as appropriate. Full training will be given.

You will have experience of providing one to one or small group support with the more challenging pupils who are having performance, attendance or behavioural issues that are affecting their learning, to help them overcome the barriers to learning and improve their education. You will have experience of working in a classroom, adapting the activities to meet the individual's needs as assessed.

You will:

Be able to support in the delivery of high-quality learning experiences for all pupils

Be supportive, nurturing and understanding

Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience

Work well as part of a team

Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and in writing

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

A school with a renewed focus who puts pastoral and nurture provision at its heart and an aspirational outlook for our children

Happy, enthusiastic children who are thriving and have a thirst for learning

Clear and tailored CPD for all staff which involves our ongoing involvement with the Chartered College of Teaching coastal Hub and access to professional qualifications through the Opportunity Area

Here at Gladstone Road Primary school, we provide a friendly and inspirational education setting for our staff and children. As a four-form primary school you join the largest primary team (in the area) who will support and challenge you in your practice.

Set in the heart of Scarborough, we are very much an extension of local families and communities, and we pride ourselves on being able to offer more than just ‘schooling’. Being part of #teamglaggo means you will be part of a forward thinking, evolving, individual school.

We welcomed our experienced Headteacher in January 2020 and since then, have overhauled our curriculum, leadership structure, provision, and learning environments. We have a committed, talented and cohesive staff, delightful children and strong and supportive Governors – every one of us united to build a school we can all be proud of.

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 Gladstone Road Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
719 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
07816 251271

Arranging a visit to Gladstone Road Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarah.hunter@northyorks.gov.uk.

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