Literacy Mentors

Brannel School, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7RN

5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    29 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 31.25 hours per week Monday to Friday Term Time plus 3 INSET days (38.6 working weeks / 44.194 paid weeks)

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Actual salary


Literacy Mentors job summary

  • Do you have a real passion for supporting young people to achieve more?
  • Are you looking for a new challenge where no day is ever the same?
  • Could you inspire, motivate and support young people to develop the literacy skills they need to do well at school and in their future lives?

At Brannel School we are expanding our Learning Support Team to reflect a whole school focus on literacy. Literacy Mentors will work with individual and small groups of students, building positive and supportive relationship that encourage engagement with learning through activities such as one-to-one paired reading, or working with a group of three or four students on phonics.

We really want to hear from you if you are someone with excellent literacy skills who is able


  • demonstrate enthusiasm for making a difference to the lives of young people;
  • establish a rapport with young people, engaging them and keeping them focused and motivated;
  • create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment.

Applying for the job

Application forms and full details are available to download from

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 29th September 2022 at 9am
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 3rd October 2022

Download an application form - 206 KB

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Brannel School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
854 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Brannel School is situated in the heart of rural Cornwall’s china clay communities and offers 850 places to students aged 11-16. Our school values are Excellence, Creativity and Community. We aspire to be a truly outstanding school, delivering the very best educational opportunities, nurturing academic excellence, and fostering ambition in every one of our students. Brannel School is part of the Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools across Mid-Cornwall from Newquay to St Austell.

Arranging a visit to Brannel School

If you wish to discuss this role or schedule a visit to the school in advance of the application submission date, please contact Christine Thomas (School Administrator) on 01726 822485

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