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048 Learning Support Mentors

  • Location Elements Academy, Rotherham (S25)
  • Salary Band F - £22,571 - £24,920 (per annum, pro rata) Full time, 39 weeks, Part-time working will also be considered
  • Closing Date 9:00am Thursday 7th July 2022

Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable pupils? Do you want to work in an inclusive, nurturing school? Do you want to be part of a Trust that supports career progression? If so, this is an exciting opportunity to join Elements Academy, our brand new special school for children with social, emotional and mental health needs in Rotherham (S25) as it opens its doors in September 2022.

We are looking for Learning Support Mentors who will provide positive, aspirational outcomes for pupils with complex social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs through high quality support and engagement supporting academic learning and securing pupils’ physical, emotional wellbeing, whilst raising their self-esteem and encouraging independence.  To complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under the agreed system of supervision.

You will be qualified to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in English and Maths (or have proven numeracy and literacy skills to level 2.) You must be able to meet the Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards, or have an equivalent qualification or experience. You will possess experience of working with children and have the ability to relate well to children and adults, coupled with training in the relevant learning strategies.

Our Learning Support Mentor positions present an excellent opportunity for candidates who are potentially looking to gain experience to progress into teaching or for those who aspire to work within the area of Social and Emotional Mental Health. We are ambitious for growth and the development of our staff members and pupils and as such, there will be opportunities for progression within the Trust for successful candidates.

In return, we are able to offer a welcoming Trust with supportive management and a strong programme of staff development.  You will receive exceptional support through our outstanding staff teams who are skilled at working with young people with needs across the SEMH range.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Kathryn Bower on kathryn.bower@eat.uk.com. Alternatively, you can register your interest here or via email to Kathryn for our online ‘open event’ which will take place on Monday 27 June 2022 at 3pm or Thursday 30 June 2022 at 6pm to learn more about this exciting opportunity, to meet team members and ask questions. You can also visit https://www.eat.uk.com/about-ethos/a-day-in-the-life/  for a day in the life of working at Ethos.


How to apply:  To apply, please sign in and apply via the purple button below.

Closing date:  9am on Thursday 7th July 2022

Interview dates:  13 and 14 July 2022 (provisional)




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Ethos Academy Trust

Field Hill Centre
Batley Field Hill
WF17 0BQ

Telephone01924 478 482


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