Learning Mentor - Secondary Site

Nottingham Academy - Greenwood Road Campus (Nottinghamshire)

Salary - £24,496 - £27,344  (£21,258 - £23,730 pro rata)

We are seeking to appoint a committed and talented Learning Mentor to join our team here at Nottingham Academy!

We are looking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated primary Learning Mentor to work in a range of roles throughout our academy, supporting the social, emotional and mental health well-being of our pupils. Your role will include one to one and small group mentoring and support to improve academic progress and learning, including delivering a range of teaching and learning interventions to targeted pupils.

The ideal candidate will

  • Have experience of working with children & families in overcoming barriers to learning.
  • Work closely with staff and outside agencies to ensure children at Nottingham Academy have excellent provision.
  • Promote self-esteem, confidence and help children to become emotionally healthy.
  • Have high expectations of themselves, striving for the best in everything they do.
  • Be an enthusiastic, committed and ambitious team player; open to learning and professional development.

About Us:

The Nottingham Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) is one of the largest 3-19 schools in the country, with its own nursery, primary, secondary and sixth form provision. We are an aspirational and inclusive Academy committed to our Respect Values.  Through an inspirational curriculum, we facilitate great learning, exceptional progress and the development of character. We ensure all pupils achieve their potential and are ready for the next stage in their learning, training or employment. 

We pride ourselves on having an outstanding staff team, committed to providing the best for every child. They encourage the children to develop confidence and independence by ensuring positive attitudes and high standards. Our impressive buildings provide an excellent learning environment for our younger Academy pupils.   

More information can be found here: https://www.nottinghamacademy.org/   

In Return:

You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.  All pre-employment checks are in line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education”.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview