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Learning Mentor required in Standish

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Job description

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.

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