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Osborne Primary School - -340 days remaining
Closing Date 08/12/2017
Station Road, Erdington, Birmingham, West Midlands B23 6UB
Group 3 SCP 20 -28 (£19 430 - £24 964) pro rata
NOR: 240
Phase_of_EducationEstablishment_Type_Group Minimum Age 4Maximum Age 10

Learning Mentor at Osborne Primary School

Group 3 SCP 20 -28 (£19 430 - £24 964) pro rata                      

36.5 hours per week, term time only


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Learning Mentor from February 12th 2018 to cover maternity leave for at least one year. Possibility of permanent contract due to school expansion.

Previous and/or current experience of working with children in a Learning Mentor capacity is essential.

Are you:

  • Passionate, knowledgeable and willing to be part of a team, working with children who face barriers to learning such as low self-esteem or challenging behaviour?
  • Able to see barriers to learning as challenges that can be overcome?
  • An inclusive practitioner, willing to build positive relationships?
  • Aware of the Thrive Approach and emotional strategies?
  • Optimistic and driven to ensure success for every child?
  • Eager to raise achievement and children’s life chances?
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and able to use your initiative?
  • Highly organised and efficient?
  • Flexible to the needs of children and the school, including working across the primary age range?

If you are, Osborne can offer you:           

  • Enthusiastic, well- behaved children who are keen to learn
  • ‘A unified school, moving forward together.’
  • A determined, outstanding Leadership Team
  • Opportunity to work within an inclusive, supportive pastoral team
  • Bespoke, professional development opportunities
  • An opportunity to challenge yourself
  • Opportunity to be part of an expanding, successful school
  • Chance to work within the Erdington Schools Collaboration supporting and being supported by other Learning Mentors

If you are excited by our offer, informal visits are strongly encouraged. Please choose a date below and contact the school office via e-mail or 0121 464 3346 to book your place. Please note these are the only dates available.

An application pack is available from: vacancy@osborne-pri.bham.sch.uk and all applications should be returned to the same e-mail address.

Candidates are asked to complete the application form and submit a supporting statement, addressing the criteria identified on the person specification. CV’s are not admissible.

Informal visits available on: 28.11.17 at 11:00am; 05.12.17 at 4:00pm and 06.12.17 at 2:00pm

Closing date: 08.12.17

Short listing: 12.12.17

Interview and tasks date: Wednesday 10th January 2018 (time to be confirmed)