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Learning Mentor/ Pastoral Support Worker Required in Farnworth

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Job description

Are you looking for a new opportunity to make a real difference for children in mainstream Primary School access a full and quality Education?

If so a mainstream primary school located in the Farnworth area of Bolton, is currently looking to appoint a learning mentor to support pupils with specific behavioural needs. The role will include supporting both pupils and their families, in order to overcome any barriers to learning that they may face, liaising with a range of agencies, including safeguarding professionals. The school is therefore looking for someone who can take a patient, caring and nurturing approach to a range of situations, understand the needs of each individual and considering the range of backgrounds that they come from.


  • A passionate, engaging and motivated personality
  • Be a strong communicator and be able to work well as part of a team.
  • Transferable skills i.e sports, art, and academic
  • At least 5 A-C GCSE grades
  • Experience working/volunteering with children
  • Ambition for career development
  • High expectations for all students and the determination to help all children succeed
  • The willingness to immerse themselves in all aspects of the school, extra curricular etc

This is a brilliant opportunity for anyone who is looking to make a real difference in pupil's lives. If you have experience dealing with a range of behaviour, come from a counselling, psychology, police or military background this could be the ideal opportunity for you, to become a valued member of the school's primary support team.

But what can Teaching Personnel offer?

  • Choice and Variety - giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel's CPD Academy - Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay - Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP - Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice - ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards - recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools

The role will be to start from Easter 2019, therefore if this sounds like the perfect role for you then please email your CV/covering letter for immediate consideration. Alternatively call the Manchester West Primary Branch on 0161 242 1792 for more information regarding this teaching assistant role.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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