Student Progression Mentor

Penkridge, Stafford
Grade 5 SCP 6 pro rata (£10.21 per hour, actual annual salary £17,029.00)
06 Oct 2020
30 Oct 2020
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Student Progression Mentor

Based at The Rural Enterprise Academy  

Job number:043

The Role:

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Student Progression Mentor, to join our hardworking and dedicated school.  You will be a Student Progression Mentor capable of delivering outstanding and inspirational support to our students.

Are you passionate about providing professional teaching support?

Looking for a passionate and dedicated Academy Trust which genuinely invests and develops their staff?

Then apply today to join The Rural Enterprise Academy part of Penk Valley Academy Trust and work within our academy as a Student Progression Mentor.

The position will suit an experienced Student Progression Mentor who is looking for a new challenge.

The successful candidate will be required to:-

  • Contribute to the effective implementation of individual programmes by supporting the teaching and learning experiences, which enhance the learning and development of our young people 
  • Assist with the management of the learning environment, ensuring that any behavioural or physical occurrences are addressed promptly  
  • Support senior staff by contributing to the development of care and learning plans and contribute to the preparation of reports and update daily records and logs
  • Maintain a professional relationship while developing a good rapport with our young people
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils at lunchtimes

An NVQ 3 qualification (or equivalent experience) is required for this role.

As our new Student Progression Mentor we will nurture, challenge and support you throughout your career here at Penk Valley Academy Trust. The post offers an opportunity to join a school where creativity, innovation and the ability to work effectively in a team is valued.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended.  Please contact Sarah Walker via email Sarah Walker or by telephone on 01785 333360.

Job Summary:

The Rural Enterprise Academy

37 hours per week

Term Time (39.2 working weeks)

Permanent role, payable on Grade 5 SCP 6 pro rata

(£10.21 per hour, actual annual salary £17,029.00)

Being part of Penk Valley Academy Trust:

Penk Valley Academy Trust is the local academy trust for the following schools Marshbrook First School, Princefield First School, St John’s First School, St Mary& St Chad CE First School, Penkridge Middle School, Wolgarston High School and The Rural Enterprise Academy. The Trust’s vision is to take collective responsibility for ensuring that every child and young person in our Trust receives an excellent education, achieves high outcomes and realises their potential. All members of staff work incredibly hard to provide the very best education for every child in our care.

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: 

Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Penk Valley Academy Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months.  This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments.  Applications will still be reviewed, and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities may vary. We will still aim to conduct face to face interviews where possible. Candidates will be given the option to interview via online video if you cannot attend in person, this can be discussed if your application is shortlisted.  We will always adhere to Government advise.

All completed application forms should be sent by email to

Closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 30th October 2020.

Interviews: w/c 9th November 2020

For further information, please visit our website

All schools with the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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