Learning Welfare

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/11/2018 15:00
£16,257 - £18,156 - Dependent on qualifications and experience
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Post Number:
LW Acad Mentor
Closing date:
16 Nov
Further Information


Miss F Smith, Principal

Telephone: (0191) 3887161
Website address: www.thehermitageacademy.net

11-19 Academy

Learning Welfare/Academic Mentor
(Fixed term to the end of the summer term 2019)

Support Staff Grade 5 (Pt 18 to 22: £16,257 to £18,156 term time rate)
Depending on qualifications & experience

Full-time (37 hrs per week) – Term time only

Required to Commence December 2018

The Hermitage Academy is looking to appoint a Learning Welfare/Academic Mentor to provide a tailored provision programme addressing the needs of students who require catch-up and restore support across a arrange of subjects. The role will also involve helping students overcome barriers to learning, promoting positive behaviour and managing students’ development, learning and well-being. You will act as their advocate around school and support them with their future aspirations beyond school.

In this role, you be contributing to raising achievement and will be working closely the Associate Senior Leader/Director of Achievement for Year 11. The students you will be working with will be in Year 11 and will predominately be boys. You will work with them on a one-to-one basis or in small groups, acting as a listener, advocate, role model, facilitator for learning, encourager and motivator.

If you are looking to work in education and feel you have the qualities to meet the demands of this highly rewarding position, then we wish to hear from you.

You should be able to display good communication skills as you will be interacting with students, staff and parents in a polite and approachable manner and be proactive in supporting the students’ development and encourage them to achieve the best possible results. You must be committed and determined to develop the students with your strong skills set and personal drive.

An application pack can also be downloaded via the Academy Website (www.thehermitageacademy.net) and posted to the Academy address shown or emailed to (ecunnison@thehermitageacademy.net) If you have any queries or would like to visit please contact Mrs E Cunnison at the Academy (Telephone: 0191 3887161) or email.

To apply for this post please complete an application form and write a supporting letter of no more than two sides of A4.

Closing Date: Application forms and supporting letter to be returned to the school by the closing date,
3.00 pm on Friday 16th November 2018

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 26th November 2018

The Hermitage Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure check and references

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2002 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the ‘Disqualification from Caring for Children’ declaration form (DCCR). Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.