Scotch Orchard Primary School - Learning Mentor

Arthur Terry Learning Partnership
Lichfield, Staffordshire
£23,893 - £25,119 full time equivalent (Actual salary £20,919.61- £21,993.04)
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing 6 secondary schools, 14 primary schools, 1 all-through school, a Teaching School Hub, and School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider.  Our schools are based in North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield, North Warwickshire and Coventry.



Learning Mentor



Full Time, Permanent

Required as soon as possible



A vacancy for a Learning Mentor has arisen within our Multi Academy Trust. Scotch Orchard is a friendly, community-centred primary school. It was judged as ‘Good’ by OFSTED in June 2022. Are you committed to ensuring every child achieves their potential regardless of their background? Are you passionate about the importance of developing pupil’s social and emotional development? Do you thrive when working with families to ensure the best outcomes for their children? Then join our caring, supportive and visionary Pastoral Team!




Scotch Orchard Primary School are seeking to appoint an outstanding Learning Mentor with previous experience and a track record of success with mentoring and intervention. The role would involve working alongside our Senior Leadership Team to develop Pastoral Care across the school and community.




We are looking for someone who: 


  1. Is passionate about children and developing their self-esteem and emotional resilience  Is a team player and wants to be a part of a growing team devoted to the whole school community  Has a range of skills in improving the outcomes of our pupils through a range of interventions  Wants to develop the life skills through children to ensure they can be successful as adults  Is innovative and self-motivated 



We can offer: 


  • Committed, welcoming and supportive staff   Friendly, hardworking pupils who love coming to school  Opportunities to collaborate with other Learning Mentors across the Partnership and within local hubs  An excellent range of professional learning opportunities within the school and within the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership  A supportive Leadership Team who are passionate about the school and the local community 



Salary:                 £23,893 - £25,119 full time equivalent (Actual salary £20,919.61- £21,993.04)




Hours:                  37 hrs per week, term time only




Location:             The role will be based at Scotch Orchard Primary School, Scotch Orchard, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6DE




Start Date:         Required as soon as possible



What you will need to succeed





  • To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools To be committed to keeping our students safe Be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with the natural ability to inspire and motivate Be an outstanding practitioner Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders The passion and commitment to work in a fast paced, challenging yet always rewarding role A relevant qualification where applicable.

What you will get in return




  • Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we invest in your development through training, mentoring and progression opportunities through apprenticeships and other routes. A competitive salary An Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits package Competitive pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme) Professional Development & Wellbeing Days



What you need to do now




For an application pack please visit our website:




To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Dr Rhian Warrack – Headteacher via  




Completed applications should include an application form and a supporting statement no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining what skills and experience you have that make you suitable for the role.




Completed applications should be emailed to




Please note we do not accept CV’s; applications will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.




Closing date:      Monday 4th December 2023, 9am


Inteview date:   Friday 8th December 2023




This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:




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




The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview.  The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

We will carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts you may hold. This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and before interview. This processing of data will be conducted under the legal basis of Article 6(e) public task in line with the guidance laid out in para 221 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023. Any data collected during this search will be retained in line with our retention schedule which is available on request.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation ATLP Safeguarding policy 2023/2024

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