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Learning Mentor

Hallett's Way, Portishead, Somerset, BS20 6BT
St Peter's Church of England Primary School
Full Time
Pro Rata - £22,185 - £24,964 p.a.
7th December 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
19th January 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1124321

Learning Mentor (Pastoral Support, Safeguarding and Attendance Officer)

Permanent contract - 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday).

Term time only plus 5 inset days

SP19 £25,481 – SP24 £28,672. Pro Rata £22,185 - £24,964

The governors wish to appoint an excellent Learning Mentor (Pastoral Support/ Safeguarding and Attendance Officer) as soon as possible. You should really enjoy working with children and families within the primary range and have a range of skills to be able to meet the pastoral and safeguarding needs of those who are vulnerable. Working with and supporting parents with parenting behaviours will also be an important part of the role.

St Peter’s is a welcoming inclusive school with a strong Christian ethos and sense of community. We are a 630 place primary with beautiful buildings set in lovely green surroundings.

We are looking for a person who is:

  • Passionate about making a difference to all children;
  • Able to support parents in their parenting behaviours and engagement with school.
  • Able to provide pastoral support to vulnerable children and their wider families so that the children are able to learn in school
  • Has strong and up to date knowledge of safeguarding processes and procedures and willing to take a full part in leading on these for some children and families
  • An effective team member who are able to work closely with colleagues and understands our vision for excellence;
  • A positive person who enjoys working in an environment where we are aiming to develop and improve;
  • Resilient and enjoy celebrating success amongst children, parents and staff;
  • Has recent experience of working successfully with primary aged children

We offer:

  • A supportive environment with colleagues who are willing to risk caring more than others think is wise.
  • A school with lots of good and outstanding practice and our own professional development programme.
  • A job-share may be considered.
  • Brand new purpose built facilities.

Closing date: 3pm Wednesday 6th January 2021 

Shortlisting: Wednesday 6th January 2021 after 3pm

Interviews: Wednesday 13th January 2021

St Peter’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All candidates will need to satisfy the requirements of DBS, two satisfactory references and qualifications check. As part of our rigorous interview process candidates will be expected to bring data and children’s books to show and discuss learning over time.


Safeguarding Statement:

St Peter's Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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