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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

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?

About Gladstone Road Primary School

A historic school, providing education to the children of Scarborough since 1896

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 a historic school 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 #teamgladstone 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, which we recently celebrated with a 'Good' Ofsted report in July 2023.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.

Our Opportunity

Due to an internal promotion we are seeking a Learning Mentor to join #teamgladstone

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

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

Further details about the role

We encourage applications from candidates who have a passion for education and wish to work in a setting which offers reward and challenge. A resilient, robust and positive mindset are required.

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 26th February 2024

Interview date: Friday 1st March

Application Process

Application forms must be completed in full – CV’s are not accepted

Please apply online via NYC jobs

Please contact us if you need an application form in a different format.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We have a robust child protection policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the school. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note this post is in regulated activity and exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS criminal records and barred list check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

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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

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