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Learning Mentor – SEND and Pastoral Care

Scale 5 (Points 12-17). Actual salary: £19,561-£21,597 per annum
37 hours per week Term Time Only (plus 5 days)
Closing Date
Friday May 27th, 2022 9am
Interview Date
Tuesday 14 June 2022

The Role

Trinity Academy St Edward’s

Learning Mentor – SEND and Pastoral Care

37 hours per week, Term Time Only (plus 5 days)

Scale 5 (Points 12-17)

Actual salary: £19,561-£21,597 per annum

Trinity Multi Academy Trust is proud to have transformed the life chances of thousands of pupils across its existing academies, and our core values of Empathy, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility run through all aspects of academy life. Our secondary schools consistently achieve academic results which place them in the top 10% of highest performing schools in the country and receive national and international recognition for the quality of their provision.

As a trust we were excited to have been chosen by the Department for Education as their approved sponsor to open a new secondary school to support the increasing population of Barnsley. In September 2021 Trinity Academy St Edward’s opened its doors to a founding cohort of Year 7 students from across the town.

We are now looking to recruit a passionate, drive and child-centred Learning Mentor to support the work of the pastoral team and SENDCo in delivering a fully inclusive offer. It is a very exciting time to be part of #TeamTrinity as we will welcome our second cohort in September and build on the superb foundations we have laid this year. We are looking for either an experienced learning mentor, or current pastoral colleague to provide this level of support for our children, we welcome applicants from Primary as well as Secondary phase. We would also welcome applications from any professional who is recently or newly qualified, as we will offer world-class training and development as part of this role. Our academy’s culture is purely focused on children and we are building this culture based on high expectations, high aspirations and no excuses. If you want to support children and help them to overcome barriers through implementation of specific interventions, and resilience, then this role is for you.

What we need?
• 5 or more GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above including Maths and English
• Good IT skills
• Experience of teaching groups or classes
• Basic experience of planning lessons or extra-curricular/intervention activities
• Basic experience of assessing student progress and contributing to assessment processes

What can we offer you?
• The opportunity to work with a progressive and forward thinking, Multi Academy Trust, where you are making the difference to the lives of hundreds of young people.
• Opportunities for development and career progression.
• Range of benefits including reduced cost health cover and access to the West Yorkshire Pension Fund.

You must be fully committed to optimising the opportunities that are available to children and young people, secure in the knowledge that you will be joining an ambitious forward-thinking Academy Trust that sets the standards for our family of schools and academies.

Start Date: Thursday 1 September 2022
Closing Date: 9.00am Friday 27 May 2022
Interview Date: Tuesday 14 June 2022

Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer and want our staff profile to reflect the community we serve.