Learning Mentor
Hollington Primary Academy

Closing date: 06/07/2022

Job posted date: 22/06/2022

Salary: East Sussex Grade 5: £20,243 - £20,648

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 25

Starting salary (calculated pro-rata): £12,099
Working pattern: Term time only 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Are you passionate about supporting pupils with their learning and personal development?  
You are? Please continue reading about our new and exciting vacancy, as we are looking to appoint a Learning Mentor.

The role:
Working in collaboration with other professionals you will assess, support and work with individuals and small groups of identified vulnerable pupils, to improve behaviour, motivation, self esteem and educational attainment. ​​​​​​​

To be successful you will have:

  • ​​​​​​​English and Maths GCSE (grade A-C or equivalent)
  • Experience of establishing positive relationships with young children and the ability to empathise with their needs
  • A patient, resourceful, enthusiastic and flexible approach, with the ability to 'think on your feet'
  • You will have experience of working with/caring for young children, have your own children, or have worked with young children in a voluntary capacity
  • A strong commitment to supporting children's learning

In return for your skills, knowledge and experience, we offer you:

  • Family friendly policies that are designed to support you with a work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life​​​​​​​
  • Excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​A calm, positive and innovative learning environment​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • ​​​​​​​Automatic annual pay progression
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Flexible working opportunities from day 1
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity giving
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression 

​​​​​​​About Hollington Primary Academy - Ofsted grade: Good (2017)
Hollington Primary Academy is a school for 4 to 11- year olds in St Leonards on Sea,  East Sussex. We serve our local community and encourage our pupils to think big. We have two classes in each year group and use our creative curriculum to bring learning to life. We have an excellent sports provision and hold the Gold School Games award. We also host a nursery for children aged from 2 years. Find out more: 
Welcome - Hollington Primary Academy

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex. Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils, and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Find out more
Download the job description and person specification below for more information about the role.
To arrange a visit to the academy and/or have an informal discussion please contact the academy office on 01424 851783  or email: finance@hollingtonprimaryacademy.org.uk

Key Dates
Application closing date: 6 July 2022
Interview dates: By arrangement
Start Date: 1 September 2022

To submit your application form, please select ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page. ​​​​​​​