6 days left
Hours per week: 36.5, term time only
Contract Type: Fixed term till 31.08.21 - a predicted fall in pupil numbers, for which there is sound statistical evidence, leading to a need to reduce the number of employees in the school within the next twelve months
Thornton Primary School, Thornton Road, Birmingham, B8 2LQ
Telephone Number: 0121 327 0824
Job Start Date: 2nd November 2020
This post is not suitable for unqualified applicants.
Leaders are determined that all pupils achieve well, no matter what barriers to learning they may have.
Pupils have a good understanding of British values and of different faiths and cultures.
Teachers have developed very positive relationships with the pupils and expect pupils to work hard in lessons. Pupils respond well to this. They have positive attitudes to learning. Ofsted 2017
With excellent facilities, a fantastic supportive staff team and an extremely caring atmosphere, Thornton Primary School is providing an excellent opportunity for a Learning Mentor. This role will suit a suitably qualified person who is able to effectively engage with Key Stage Two children that face barriers to learning and require additional support. You will
need to be an engaging, empathetic and resilient Learning Mentor who, as a valued member of the Pastoral Team, is prepared to work hard and be totally committed to contributing to our thriving Thornton Family.
• Providing 1-2-1 support as a Learning Mentor, or working with small groups
• Building strong rapport with children
• Delivering positive, supportive and nurturing sessions
• Promoting positive behaviour expectations
• Providing high quality academic support
• Have experience working with primary aged children
• Be a qualified Learning Mentor
• Have the necessary skills to work highly effectively as part of the Pastoral Team
• Be able to positively motivate disengaged children
• Rigorously reinforce our belief that every child matters
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: 25/09/2020, 12 noon
All appointments are made subject to full compliance with safer recruitment procedures.
Please contact Mrs H Ahmed, the School business manager, to find out more about the role. An application pack is available on the school website under the vacancies tab.
Please return all completed application forms to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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