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Swanmore College

Learning Mentor

Closing date: 18/10/2021 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: HCC Grade C FTE £18,933 - £19,941, Actual £15,100.20 - £15,904.20

Hours of Work: 34.5 hours per week (Term time only - 39 weeks)

Suitable for a job share: Yes

Location of Role: Swanmore College

Contact e-mail address: recruitment@swanmore-sec.hants.sch.uk

Job/Person Summary

34.5 hours per week – term time only (39 Weeks). 

(8.15am – 3.15pm 3 days a week, 8.15am – 4.15pm 2 days a week)

Hours are not negotiable, but a job share with these hours would be considered)

Salary: - HCC Grade C FTE £18,933 - £19,941,  Actual £15,100.20 - £15,904.20


This is an exciting opportunity to join our innovative and dynamic Learning Support department to start as soon as possible. This role will suit anybody who wants to develop their career within SEND to support pupils with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities/learning difficulties. There will be an enhanced requirement to work 1:1 or in small groups with pupils, and to provide advisory support to teaching staff to support pupils’ learning.


A comprehensive induction programme is in place and training is always on-going. 


We would be very happy to accept applications from individuals who are considering entering a career in teaching in September 2022, or beyond.  A Learning Mentor post is a rewarding profession that gives great insight to school life for prospective teachers.  As the lead school for The Rural Schools Alliance Teaching School, we are perfectly placed to provide development opportunities to ensure a successful Teacher Training application. 


If you are interested in securing a teacher training post for September 2022, please do not hesitate to contact us prior to the closing date for more information about how this post could support your preparation for your training. 



Closing date: - 12pm 18 October 2021           Interview Date: - TBC

Application Procedure

The role profile (which outlines in more detail how this role is different from a traditional Teaching Assistant role), application form and equalities monitoring form can all be found on our website. Your completed forms should be sent to Mrs M Smith, HR Officer at the following email addresses:  recruitment@swanmore-sec.hants.sch.uk

Safer Recruitment

Swanmore College and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: New Road, Swanmore, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 2RB

Telephone: 01489 892256

Website: http://swanmore-school.co.uk/

Application form