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Holly Hill Church School, Birmingham


Learning Mentor Vacancy

Learning Mentor – Grade 3, 32.5, Term Time only

Salary Range: Grade 3 Point 9-22

Contract to start as soon as possible

Are you passionate about helping children and their families? Can you make a difference?  We need you!  We are looking for a passionate learning mentor to join our pastoral team. 

Holly Hill Church School, New Street, Rubery, B45 0EU sits on the Birmingham/Worcestershire border in an area of high deprivation. It is a wonderful school full of wonderful people who all work together to achieve the very best outcomes for our children and families. We are in the top 10% Nationally for progress so if you are someone who is highly motivated and passionate about achieving the very best for pupils, we would like to hear from you!.

The role:

As the Learning Mentor you will play a pivotal role in supporting and guiding our students towards achieving their full potential. Your responsibilities will encompass leading and improving attendance, providing mentoring support to children, supporting parents and assisting with behaviour management. Working closely with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and within the pathfinder model, you will contribute to creating an inclusive and nurturing environment that fosters academic progress and personal development.

We are looking for someone to join us who:

  • Demonstrates full commitment to our 12 Christian Values
  • Has experience of providing high quality one to one and group pastoral support and interventions
  • Can collaborate with teachers and SLT to devise and implement target interventions
  • Holds a current DSL certificate or is committed to obtaining this
  • Has a firm knowledge of safeguarding and the various agencies that can support children and families
  • Is up to date in current research for improving attendance
  • Is able to implement strategies to improve attendance and reduce persistent absence
  • Is able to build strong relationships with student, parents and carers to provide the best possible support to enable them to flourish
  • Can monitor and track attendance data, ensuring accurate records are maintained and reported to
  • Has proven organisational skills and can be responsible for their own work patterns
  • Demonstrates highly effective communication, interpersonal skills and is computer literate
  • Is a team player with a great sense of humour

We can offer:

  • A Good Ofsted Grading incl. leadership
  • An Outstanding SIAMS inspection grading
  • A Governing Body dedicated to supporting sustained improvement in raising standards.
  • A forward thinking and ambitious school
  • A vibrant, hard-working and committed team of passionate people
  • A well-resourced school
  • Continued professional development

Informal visits warmly welcomed by arrangement with the Headteacher at:

4pm, Tuesday 16th April, 10am 19th April or 10am 22nd April

For an application pack please contact Jackie Ingleby via email – or for more information call 0121 675 8700 to speak to the Head of School

Closing date:  23.59pm Thursday 25th April 2024

Interviews and Tasks: Friday 3rd May 2024

Holly Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure Barring Service.