We are looking for a Learning Mentor to join our team for 15 hours per week (5 x mornings) on a part time, fixed term contract ending 23rd July 2021.

 Purpose of role:

  • To work effectively with pupils, parents/carers, school staff and partnership agencies, in order to achieve optimum attendance and punctuality of all pupils.
  • To address identified barriers to learning, for targeted pupils, (for example, those entitled to pupil premium funding) to enable and empower them to achieve their full potential in school.
  • To inform and empower families to access resources and engage with the school and other agencies to benefit their children’s education and well-being.
  • To work with pupils experiencing health, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and their families so that they can participate fully in home and school activities and work towards achieving their potential.
Working for the School:
St Ives Infant and Nursery School is a two form entry school offering education for children between the ages of 3 to 7. We have a teacher led nursery on site, currently offering education for 30 children. We have good links with St Ives Junior School (LA), which is located next door to us on the same site. We have recently redesigned our curriculum to reflect the rich heritage that we are lucky enough to have on our doorstep. The school is situated in a beautiful position overlooking the town, St Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of the school or advertised post further please contact the school; Secretary@st-ives-inf.cornwall.sch.uk or 01736 796628.

We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be assessed against the Childcare Disqualification Regulations.

Closing Date: 2nd November 2020
Interview Date: 6th November 2020
Grade G (£19,331 pro rata)
Fixed Term / Part Time / Term Time Only until 23rd July 2021