Job Vacancy: Learning mentor at Firshill School

Job Vacancy: Learning mentor at Firshill School

Post Reference: 160629-134

Directorate: Children & Young People

Post Title: Learning Mentor

Salary: Grade 5 pro rata

Closing Date: 13/07/2016

LEARNING MENTOR commencing 1st September 2016. Full time permanent.

Salary: GRADE 5.

Hours: 37 Hours per week 52 weeks per year.

*Firs Hill Community Primary School is an improving school with exciting transformations ahead. A highly motivated, committed and flexible Learning Mentor is required to work within the pastoral team to achieve consistent improvement and development, particularly within our new nurture setting where behaviour can be a challenge.*

The successful candidate must be:

• Willing and able to work as part of a team

• Understand the learning and wider social needs of children who have a diverse set of skills and abilities

• Be resilient and able to maintain a professional and positive approach at all times

• Be committed to the safeguarding of all children, in line with school expectations

• Provide support and guidance to children and those engaged with them

• Promote effective participation, enhance individual learning, raise aspiration and achieve full potential

• Manage your time effectively.

• Be able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, including MAST & Social Care • Plan and deliver holiday activities thoughout the year

• Attend and contribute to meetings such as CIN and TAF

• Build positive relationships with parents/carers.

We can offer:

• Lively and enthusiastic children who enjoy learning.

• Supportive colleagues, parents and Governors.

• A strong commitment to staff development.

• A range of training opportunities. For further information about the school please visit the

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

Sheffield City Council is an equal opportunities employer and has publicly committed to this by signing up to the “Two Ticks – Positive About Disabled People” scheme. This ensures that all disabled applicants, able to demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria of the job description are guaranteed an interview.

It is not enough to tick that you are disabled on the monitoring form, if you are disabled and feel this applies to you, please let us know by quoting:- “I am eligible for a guaranteed interview under the two ticks scheme” on your application form at the bottom of the “Suitability for the Job” section.

Please make sure this is written as a separate paragraph to make sure it does not get lost in the content of your application.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Records Disclosure form in line with Section 113 of The Police Act 1997.

If you think you have the skills, knowledge and passion to work in a school where you can really make a difference, please download a Microsoft Word application form, and complete and return it to

Alternatively, application packs can be collected from Firs Hill School Office.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 13th July 2016

Hours: 37

Contact Details:Firs Hill Community Primary School Orphanage Road, Sheffield, S3 9AN

0114 242 0109 Applying for this Vacancy

Step 1. Read the Job Description/Person Specification (PDF Version) They describe each of the minimum or essential requirements of the role. The “Suitability for the job” section of your application must describe how you match each of these.

Step 2. Read the Health Information (Word Version) This describes important health implications of the role.

Step 3. Read the document(s). Additional Information (Word Version) These may contain further information about the job that can support your application. It has tips on how to complete your application form. It also details the conditions of Council employment, including: holiday, sick leave and pension information and hours of work. It may contain background information about the post.

Step 4. Please download an MS Word version of the Application Form. Please ensure that you return your completed Application Form along with an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Appendix A ‐ Schools Criminal Records Declaration Form.

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