Hours per week: 36.5, banked hours
Contract Type: Permanent
Elms Farm Primary School
Elms Farm Community Primary School is looking for a caring and pro-active learning mentor to further
strengthen our Pastoral Team. At our school: ‘Pupils are happy and safe. They are extremely well behaved in school. There is a positive culture where everyone is encouraged to be kind and help one another.’ ‘Pupils enjoy learning at this rapidly improving school. The values of ambition, equality and community are at the heart of this school s work.’ Ofsted September 2021
We have an established pastoral team who provide daily support for pupils & families throughout the school. Our learning mentor will work directly with pupils to support their holistic development and provide targeted support for families through Early Help.
We are looking for:
somebody who is passionate about the pastoral care of pupils, including those with additional needs
someone with experience supporting a range of pupils across the primary phase
a confident practitioner, able to support our families and engage the community in wider school events
an organised, innovative, confident practitioner with good interpersonal skills
a practitioner who understands safeguarding procedures
Our school offers:
kind, well behaved children with increasingly positive attitudes to learning
a pastoral team who work together to provide excellent pastoral support
a dedicated and hardworking staff team
supportive parents and governors
leadership who are focused on the personal development of staff with good C.P.D opportunities.
Visits are warmly encouraged; these can be arranged by contacting the school office on 0121 464 4634. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing Date: 26 November 2021, 12.00 noon
Interviews: Week commencing 29 November
Download documents here or please contact the school to arrange a visit: 0121 464 4634
Completed application forms should be returned to: email@example.com
Telephone Number: 0121 464 4634
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
BCC is a Living Wage employer
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.