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Learning Mentor

Pay Grade: 
Grade 5 (Spinal Column Points 15 to 20) £27,803 to £30,296 pro rata

Salary / Actual Part Time Salary:

Depending on length of service, experience, hours and contract type below, the successful candidate's actual salary will be in the range of £21,005 to £23,405

Hours Per Week:
Monday to Friday 08:30 to 15:30 daily - 32.5 hours per week

Contract Type:
Term time only - 39 weeks plus holiday allowance remuneration

Closing Date:
Monday 8th July 2024 at 12:00 noon

Shortlisting Date:
Monday 8th July afternoon / Tuesday 9th July morning

Interview Date:
Friday 12th July 2024, commencing from 09:00


Greystones Primary School is looking to appoint an exceptional person to be a Learning Mentor to start in September 2024. The successful candidate will lead our new KS2 SEND provision, supported by our SENCo and the wider inclusion team.


The role involves working closely with small groups of children, providing a bespoke approach to their learning alongside their mainstream class experience. We are looking for a practitioner who loves working with children in need of extra support to flourish in school. The successful candidate will have experience supporting children with social and communication needs within a specialist or mainstream class setting.  


You will be joining a passionate and professional team dedicated to ensuring that children receive excellent learning opportunities and the best possible care in an inclusive and purposeful environment, shaped to their needs.  


At Greystones we are committed to inclusion and we have high academic standards for all pupils. Staff who join our friendly and committed team are supported to grow and develop their practice through exceptional CPD and support from a warm, enthusiastic team of dedicated professionals.  


Main purpose  

  • To provide a complementary learning provision for small groups of children that enhances their ongoing classroom experience in order to support progress in learning, participation and encourage social inclusion 

  • To develop and maintain effective and supportive mentoring relationships with children, young people and those engaged with them 

  • Work within an extended range of networks and partnerships to broker well-being support and learning opportunities and improve the quality of services to children and young people  


PLEASE CLICK HERE for the Job description and Person Specification 

Greystones Primary is a school that is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects its staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for this post.

Applying For The Job:
We require you to complete a SUPPORT STAFF application form to apply for this role.  This form along with other useful information about the school can be found here 


Once completed the application form must be emailed to before the closing date deadline shown above.  Submissions received that do not arrive before the deadline will not reach the shortlisting process.

Anyone shortlisted for interview will be sent further forms, including a criminal records declaration which should be returned before the interview takes place.

Visiting School:

We are counducting a limited number of visits to the school for prospective employees due to the short notice. Please email the school business manager via the email address shown below to request to visit.  It is not a requirement of the recruitment process, but you may find it useful to understand the school and ask any questions before submitting your application.

Other Queries:

Please email Nigel Brooke-Smith our School Business Manager on 

*Please note that dates are set according to school needs and availability of staff and governors able to conduct the recruitment process.  We strongly recommend that you make sure you are available for attending an interview on the date shown before submitting your application.

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