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Learning mentor

Learning Mentor – Secondary School

September Start date

Full time

Manchester, M23


Supply Desk are recruiting! We are currently supporting a secondary school in Manchester, M23 for a support role and require an experienced learning mentor. The Behaviour Support Learning Mentor will provide a complementary service to teachers and other staff, addressing the needs of pupils who require assistance in overcoming barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential.

The Learning Mentor  in Manchester, M23 will be predominantly education based but will have a wider remit working with families and the wider community .The Learning Mentor will work with a range of pupils, but give priority to those who need the most help, especially those experiencing multiple disadvantages including challenging behaviour. The Learning Mentor will work with children on a one-to-one basis or in small group acting as a: 

  • Listener
  • Facilitator for learning
  • Encourager
  • Motivator
  • Role model

The general responsibilities of the learning mentor will include:

  • To work with individuals & groups both within and outside the class room setting
  • Undergo training for the creation of nurture groups
  • To organise and run extracurricular activities during lunch and out of school activities
  • To observe and monitor pupil progress, adapting an agreed approach to meet particular needs, recording and maintaining records of pupils’ development and progress.

If feel you are suitable to this role then do not hesitate to apply for this position. Please send your CV/covering letter to zaynah.desai@supplydesk.co.uk  or call the Manchester Supply Desk contact number 0161 832 8092 for more information.

Supply Desk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All of our roles are subject to stringent checks and procedures. To apply for this role you need to provide or apply for an enhanced DBS certificate.

Do you know other great teachers or support staff? Simply refer a friend and we will pay you £100 for every person you refer to us once they have worked for 5 days.

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