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  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,825.00 - £34,834.00 Annually (FTE) Actual salary £27873 - £31498, pay award pending

Senior Learning Mentor job summary

Thank you for your interest in a career at Steel City Schools Partnership. We are a growing Multi Academy Trust, and there are currently 10 primary academies in the Trust.

SCSP has a proven track record of securing transformational change and sustainable school improvement. Our vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for young people within an ethos based on our vision and underpinning aims:

To provide an excellent education for all.

Achieving Excellence Sustaining Excellence Sharing Excellence

Our success is due to our biggest and most valuable asset – our staff team. We have a Senior Learning Mentor position available at Fox Hill Primary and we are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to work with us.

SCSP can offer you

  • Guidance of a supportive and experienced leadership team who invest in the development of their teams and the Trust
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to healthcare and wellbeing services
  • Encouragement of further and continued professional development
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

Fox Hill is a successful school (Ofsted Good - July 2019) in the north of Sheffield serving predominantly the Fox Hill estate. The school has approximately 55% of the cohort deemed disadvantaged pupils and also hosts an Integrated Resource base for 18 pupils with ‘complex and multiple’ special educational needs, along with a nursery. We follow a Trauma Informed, Relational approach to supporting pupils.

The Trustees of Steel City Schools Partnership are looking to recruit a permanent Grade 6, Learning Mentors to start as soon as possible to complement the pastoral and inclusion team currently in place. The working pattern will be 37hrs / 41 weeks. Salary information: £30,828 - £34,834 pro rata, actual starting salary £27,873 (pay award pending).

The focus of the role is to:

Provide a complementary service that enhances existing provision in order to support learning, participation and encourage social inclusion

Develop and maintain effective and supportive mentoring relationships with children and young people and those engaged with them

Work within an extended range of networks and partnerships to broker support and learning opportunities and improve the quality of services to children and young people

Undertake the role of Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

The successful applicant must have the ability to work as an effective team member, be well organised, and have the ability to communicate with children and adults in a constructive and effective way. Flexibility in working with all age groups, and the ability to form excellent working relationships with pupils and staff is essential.


We are looking for an individual who has the capacity to take a lead role, along with the Headteacher, in the management and delivery of pastoral support to pupils within our Academy. As part of this you will be responsible for leading a team of other pastoral staff within the Academy. You will be expected to network with other Learning Mentors from the Trust and beyond. An in-depth understanding of all children’s needs is essential to ensure our children are receiving the best pastoral care along with the ability to be able to determine and support all pupils with particular needs.

Visits to school are encouraged and can be arranged by emailing enquiries@foxhill.sheffield.sch.uk.

For further information please contact Annali Crawford, Headteacher on 0114 231 3469

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Fox Hill Primary

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
313 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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