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Learning Mentor required in Standish

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Learning Mentor required for a Catholic primary school located in the Standish area of Wigan.

Grade 5 - £11,352 - £13,331 per annum. £9.50 - £11.15 per hour.

28 hours per week, term time working 38 weeks per year.

Required for June 2019

The successful candidate will be an important part of a hardworking, dedicated and friendly team of teachers and support staff. He/she will understand the needs of vulnerable children and their families and will demonstrate effective interpersonal skills which will ensure constructive relationships with a wide range of personnel.

The main duties of the post are:

  • Day to day management of attendance and punctuality
  • With other staff, identify pupils who need extra help to overcome barriers to learning, both inside and outside school
  • Assist in the development and implementation of education, behaviour, support and mentoring plans for identified pupils
  • Maintain regular contact with families/carers of pupils receiving support and encourage positive family involvement in the pupil's learning and behaviour
  • Co-ordinate support and intervention strategies for vulnerable pupils
  • Liaise with outside agencies
  • Day to day management of a 'safe and happy playground'
  • Day to day management of record systems
  • Undertake duties relating to child protection, such as attending core group meetings under the direction of the Senior Leadership Team

The School is able to offer:

  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference
  • An exciting and caring environment in which to work
  • A highly committed staff with high expectations who are willing to help each other
  • A strong ambitious leadership team with a clear sense of strategic direction

The school is a larger than average primary school, previously graded as outstanding by Ofsted and is located only a short drive away from the M61 motorway and can be easily accessed from Wigan and Bolton.

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 learning mentor 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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