Birmingham City Council

Learning Mentor

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Topcliffe School
10 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Working Pattern

Learning Mentor


Hours per week: 36.50 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Topcliffe School

Hawkinge Drive


B35 6BS

Telephone Number: 0121 675 6296

Email Address:

Job Start Date: ASAP

Are you a committed, hard-working and talented? If so, then Topcliffe School would love to hear from you.

We currently have an opportunity for an inspirational and highly motivated Learning Mentor to join our hardworking and committed pastoral team.

We are looking for a committed, hard-working, enthusiastic Learning Mentor, who will have a significant impact in our aspirational school. They should be passionate about making a difference to the lives of children with a range of needs and dedicated to maximising achievement; have high expectations of behaviour and learning through a nurturing,

restorative approach, to help ensure that every child reaches their full potential. Flexibility and patience are important skills for someone wanting to join our amazing school.

The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of activities including:

• developing 1:1 and small group mentoring programmes

• safeguarding responsibilities

• family liaison, encouraging parental involvement

• working collaboratively with external agencies

• individual learning support within the classroom

• working alongside colleagues to manage and support attendance

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 24 January 2022, 9am

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.

Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
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