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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    6 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Learning Mentor

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,497.00 - £19,000.00 Annually (Actual) H5 pro rata, around 30 hours per week, 5 days (8:30am to 3:05pm, including 30-minute unpaid break), term time only (38 weeks). Full time salary range £25,808 - £28,023.

Sixth Form Learning Mentor job summary

Around 30 hours per week, 5 days (8:30am to 3:05pm, including 30-minute unpaid break), term time only (38 weeks)

Salary: H5 pro rata, FTE annual salary £25,808 - £28,023

Actual salary: £17,497 - £19,000

Start date: September 2024

We are looking to recruit a Sixth Form Learning Mentor to join the school’s outstanding Sixth Form team. The Sixth Form achieved an 'Outstanding' judgement from Ofsted in February 2024; 'Pupils aspire to join the impressive sixth form at the school. Students reach levels of scholarship found in university studies and achieve exceptional outcomes' - Ofsted 2024. This is a key role in the Sixth Form team; mentoring sixth form students to ensure they make outstanding progress in their academic studies. The role also includes monitoring performance and attendance of students and developing positive attitudes to learning. We are looking for someone who has the ability to inspire and motivate students, possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills and is passionate about supporting young people through this crucial stage of their education and development. We welcome applicants from a wide range of training and employment backgrounds and can consider a job share. You will join a team with two other Learning Mentors and a wider Sixth Form team of ten colleagues.

If this is something you are looking for in your career, please don't hesitate and we would love to hear from you!

Sandringham School is committed to ensuring inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and encourage those from underrepresented groups, and/or with protected characteristics, to apply.

Sandringham School is part of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT). The school leads the Alban Teaching School Hub and is also a designated Computing Hub. In joining Sandringham School, you will also be joining the AAT. The Trust is a close community of seven schools within Hertfordshire, three of which are Secondary schools and four are Primary schools. As part of the AAT we are able to maximise the opportunities for personal, professional and career development. To learn more about the Trust please visit https://albanacademiestrust.org.uk/

Application deadline: 9am on Thursday, 6th June 2024

We will consider a job share for this role, please state the number of days available for work on the application.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

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 Sandringham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1712 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Sandringham is a co-educational academy school, based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Sandringham is a non-selective school with over 1600 students, including nearly 450 in the thriving sixth form. Our aim is simple – to be 'World Class' where our students receive the best education possible in a state school.

We believe that every child can succeed in life if challenged and inspired appropriately. A strong academic curriculum supported by outstanding extra-curricular provision helps Sandringham students develop as individuals with the necessary skills to be successful in adult life. Our ethos is summed up by our motto: 'Everybody can be somebody'

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