4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider full time, term time
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 3 Points 9-22 (FTE £20,903 - £27,041)
Actual salary
Actual salary is £18,220 - £23,570

Job summary

Do you want to make a real difference working in an established and supportive inclusion team?

Yarnfield Primary School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and qualified Learning Mentor to support the social, emotional and mental health well-being of our wonderful pupils who maybe experiencing difficulties in these areas.

As a Learning Mentor, you must have a working knowledge of SEMH and associated difficulties, child development and methods of setting realistic programmes for disaffected and underachieving children. Your role will include; one to one mentoring and support to improve academic progress and learning, liaising closely with colleagues, families and outside agencies and supporting in the monitoring of behaviour and attendance of the identified groups. You will also be responsible for leading extra-curricular activities to promote pupil engagement and organise and manage breakfast club.

The successful candidate will have proven experience working with young people, ideally from a primary setting. You will also have excellent communication skills with children, parents and professionals and a sound knowledge and understanding of child development, and the issues relating to social exclusions. You must have the ability to work creatively with children and demonstrate a positive working attitude.

For informal visits, please contact the school office on 0121 693 0362 to book an appointment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.

Applying for the job

Interested in working with us and being a part of our journey to excellence?

For an application form and further information about all our vacancies please visit the trust website: www.summitlearningtrust.org.uk/category/nat-vacancies/

Please complete an application form and submit to recruitment@summitlearningtrust.org.uk

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
631 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About Yarnfield Primary School

Yarnfield Primary School is a three form entry primary school with a 52 place nursery serving a diverse community in south Birmingham. The school is part of the Summit Learning trust which comprises of four primary schools, three secondary schools and a sixth form.

Yarnfield Primary is on an exciting journey whose recent improvements have been recognised by OFSTED. Our aim, drive and ambition is to provide the children with real, purposeful high quality learning experiences which inspire and motivate them in achieving their very best.

Arranging a visit to Yarnfield Primary School

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School location

Yarnfield Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B11 3PJ

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