We are recruiting for talented and enthusiastic Learning Support Mentors to join our supportive and friendly team from January 2019.

Continued investment and development of our SEND provision means that we have a range of positions to fill across the school and would welcome applications from candidates looking to join a forward-thinking and innovative team for their next career move.

The successful candidates will work flexibly within the Student Support Department to meet a range of student needs and to assist the SENCo, SEND Manager and teaching staff in the support and integration of students with special educational needs and disabilities.

Applicants must have a minimum of five GCSE passes at Grade C or above including English and Mathematics and have the flexibility to contribute to in-class support, small group work and one to one support of students with SEND.

Applications are invited from individuals who are currently either working as Learning Support Mentors/Teaching Assistants or exceptional candidates seeking the next step in their career. Applications are particularly welcomed from those considering a career in teaching and who are seeking to gain hands-on experience in an exceptional learning environment.

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • Experience of individual or group work with children, young people and families;
  • An understanding of child and family dynamics and child development;
  • The ability to relate well to both children and adults;
  • Emotional intelligence, self-motivation and the ability to work as part of a team.

In return, the successful candidates can expect:

  • Outstanding professional support;
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body that deserves the very best in teaching and support;
  • Free on-site parking;
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme;
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

Contract type: 30.83 hours per week, Term Time Only plus all INSET days
Fixed term contract until 31 August 2019
Salary: Grade P SCP 14 – 16 £12,602 – £13,057 (actual)
Closing date: Thursday 13 December 2018, midnight
Interviews: Tuesday 18 December 2018

If you would like to be a part of this successful and thriving school and are a highly motivated individual, we would like to hear from you. For an open conversation about the role and/or to arrange a visit prior to application, please contact the HR Manager, Mrs Jae Crowley on 01225 832873 or email hr@st-gregorys.org.uk to arrange a suitable time.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all successful applicants.

Details of our Child Protection Policy can be found on our website at http://www.st-gregorys.org.uk/useful-information/key-documents/

Applications should be posted or emailed to the HR Manager at Saint Gregory’s, Combe Hay Lane, Odd Down, Bath, BA2 8PA. They may also be submitted by email to: hr@st-gregorys.org.uk. Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.