Learning Support Mentor

Hamp Academy, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6JB

14 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    2 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 July 2022

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£19,784 per annum

Learning Support Mentor job summary

Hamp Academy is an independent but wholly Government funded school for 7 to 11 year olds in Bridgwater. The academy is part of the Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust.

REF: 608

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term-time plus 5 inset days)


BTCT Points 10 to 12, starting on Point 10. Actual starting salary: £19,784 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Academy, where putting students first is part of our fundamental culture. We strongly believe that positive outcomes for our students come from the professionalism, commitment and passion for excellence displayed by our staff.

Are you confident, enthusiastic and motivated to work with children?

The primary role of the learning support mentor is to work with 1:1 or in small group situations with pupils in order to promote their independence, self-esteem and social inclusion. They give assistance to pupils so that they can identify emotions, access emotional literacy support (ELSA) in order to enable pupils to self-regulate and therefore access the curriculum, participate in learning and experience a sense of achievement

You will need to be educated to GCSE grade C (or equivalent) standard in literacy and numeracy, with experience of dealing with Key Stage 2 children

Our employees benefit from a generous local government pension scheme plus an Employee Rewards scheme – High Street discounts, Staff Wellbeing centre

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role further, please contact the HR team at recruitment@btc-trust.org or call 01278 618380

For full details and an application pack for this position, please visit the ‘Vacancies’ in the ‘Information Community’ section on the Hamp Academy website: www.hampacademy.co.uk

Closing Date for applications: Midday on Friday 2nd September 2022

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About Hamp Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
333 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

We are extremely proud of our caring and supportive school community where we celebrate and develop the wide and varied skills and interests of our children through a broad and balanced curriculum.

Our intention is to provide high quality teaching with high expectations that encourages the children to grow into confident and happy learners and individuals who are able to fulfil their potential and achieve their best. Above all we want our children to become well-rounded individuals who have a healthy respect for both themselves and those around them.

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