Learning Mentors

Halewood Academy, Knowsley, Merseyside, L26 1UU

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

Job details

Contract type

Fixed term (31st August 2023)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

NJC Scale 5 - (£22,571 to £24,920 FTE)

Actual salary

£18,830 - £20,789

Learning Mentors job summary

We seek to appoint four committed and dynamic Learning Mentors who have relevant qualifications and proven experience of working with young people with emotional and behavioural issues. The successful candidates will be required to provide support and guidance to young people to help them overcome social, emotional and behavioural issues, ensuring that individual pupils engage more effectively in learning and participating in the life of the school. Candidates will have the ability to identify and target those pupils at risk of disaffection and help them identify and address barriers to learning. Mentoring will take place one to one or in small groups so you will have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

You will be joining the Academy at a very exciting point along its journey to excellence. Our new Principal joined in September 2021 and has set a very ambitious and aspirational vision for the School.

Halewood Academy is a successful 11 - 16 school and is part of the Wade Deacon Trust. It was judged to be a ‘Good’ school in May 2017 by Ofsted. The successful candidate will be part of our journey to outstanding. Halewood Academy is a warm and welcoming school at the heart of the community of Halewood. We are characterised by excellent teaching, an inclusive ethos and exceptional relationships between staff and students.

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About Halewood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1073 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
0151 477 8830

Halewood Academy is a successful 11 - 16 school and is part of the Wade Deacon Trust.

It was judged to be a ‘Good’ school in May 2017 by Ofsted. The successful candidate will be part of our continual journey to Outstanding.

We are a thriving secondary school at the heart of the community and work well with local businesses. Therefore, a passion for developing community engagement is essential.

Halewood Academy is a new modern build on a shared campus with one of our primary schools and has a strong reputation in Halewood and the wider Knowsley community. The school offers exceptional facilities on a spacious site including modern sports amenities and playing fields. We pride ourselves on our high expectations, a commitment to ensuring all pupils can be the best they can be and that high-quality teaching and learning provision is in place for all. You will share these values and be able to enthuse and motivate our pupils and staff with your passion, presence and personality. You will be an excellent communicator, ambitious and will embrace the task of driving forward further improvement.

We can offer you fantastic, eager children and supportive parents. We have dynamic and friendly staff who are passionate about raising standards and aspiration for all children, regardless of their ability and circumstances. Above all else, we are a school that believes that every student, regardless of their context or starting point, can and should achieve their full potential. If you believe that you have the motivation, belief and leadership quality to contribute to our future success, we would welcome an application from you.

Halewood Academy is a supportive and rewarding place to work. We can offer the successful candidate an opportunity to work with highly trained and supportive staff, as well as benefit from our whole Trust commitment to high quality professional development.

We are a secondary school in a growing multi-academy trust; The Wade Deacon Trust. Senior Leaders from the trust work to support and develop partner academies.


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