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Learning Mentor

Polam Hall School
Darlington, Durham
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Term Time
Start Date
To be confirmed
6th October 2022 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Suitable for
ECT (NQT) Graduates; Other Graduates
Start Date
To be confirmed
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: Maternity Cover
  • Suitable for: ECT (NQT) Graduates; Other Graduates
  • Job ID: 1270521

Learning Mentor

Maternity Cover
Start Date: Early November 2022 until March 2023
Salary: £17,632 (0.8FTE)
Contract: Temporary
Hours: 37 hrs per week Monday – Friday. Term time only

Wanted for Maternity Cover to start in November 2022 a dynamic, enthusiastic and passionate Learning Mentor. This temporary post will commence early November 2022 and we envisage the requirement for cover being until the end of March 2023.

We are looking for an experienced mentor who can provide guidance to students by removing barriers to learning and who is committed to the ethos and values of the school, is passionate about making a difference and has the capacity to inspire. Can fit into an established team with ease and pick up on planning part way through a term.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of mentoring, ideally in senior school setting.
  • Be able to liaise with pupils, staff, parents and external agencies, effectively
  • Implement personalised action plans and ensure pupils make good progress.
  • Maximise achievement through rigorous monitoring, intervention and review.
  • Be committed to contributing to the wider life of the school.

The School

Polam Hall School is a 4 – 16 all-through academy and is part of Woodard Academies Trust. We have 790 pupils on roll, with two forms of entry in our Primary Phase and four forms in our Secondary Phase. Polam Hall is a school with a unique and long history which today is proud to be a fully comprehensive school serving the young people of Darlington. Our mission is to educate the whole child, developing leadership, compassion, character and academic ambition, through the combination of our Academic and Concordia Crescimus curricula. We have high expectations and aspirations for every member of our school community.

Polam Hall is a community where staff and students work together for common goals. We make every effort to develop our staff team, offering professional development opportunities and the chance to be part of a wider Trust, yet retaining the friendly atmosphere of a small school. We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join our team, who have children at the heart of their practice and who will help us to drive forward our aim: to deliver an outstanding education to every single one of our pupils.

Visits to the school and informal discussions are welcome and can be arranged via the Main School Office.

Please note you should use the supporting statement section of the application form to clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the person specification. The information in this section will be used to shortlist applications for the role and therefore it is important that you provide enough detail to give a full picture of your skills and experience.

Closing date: Thursday 6th October 2022.

Interviews held: w/c 10th October 2022.

Polam Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check


Safeguarding Statement:

Polam Hall 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.
Polam Hall School

Polam Hall School

Part of Woodard Academies Trust

Woodard Academies Trust