Vacancy Details

Learning Mentor Level 1


About the role

We are seeking applications from highly-motivated candidates to work as a Learning Mentor within the Pastoral and Safeguarding Teams at The Gainsborough Academy.

Duties will include:

  • Providing particular support for pupils and access to learning
  • Supporting pupils to overcome barriers to learning
  • Establishing good relationships with pupils and their families/guardians, and responding to individual needs.
  • Using strategies to support pupils to achieve learning goals
  • Maintain pupil records
  • Working with other professionals e.g. Speech Therapy, Physiotherapy etc. as necessary


How to apply

Head to our recruitment website to apply for this role.

Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than one side of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position
  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the job description on the WPT website)
  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned

This information is important as it will be used in the shortlisting process to identify suitable candidates for interview and assessments.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

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