Temporary Learning & Development Mentor

Support Staff Salary:    Grade 4 (SCP 5) 

Salary:                              £13,380pa  Actual salary based on working 39 weeks per year 

Hours:                              30 hrs per week/ term time + 1 weeks

(Hours to be agreed between 8.00am and 4.00pm to meet the SEN needs of the school)  

The Governors of St Mary’s Catholic High School are looking to appoint a dedicated and talented Learning Development Mentor who will support the learning needs of students who require assistance in accessing the curriculum or need additional challenge in order to extend their learning.  Due to SEN funding, this is a one year fixed term contract , that will end on 31st August 2023. 

You will work under the guidance of the SENCo to support high quality inclusive teaching and learning in the classroom and also any agreed programmes and interventions with individuals or groups as directed by the SENCo.  A full CPD offer to further extend and develop your training is available.  It is an exciting time to join the school as we look to further improve and enhance the provision for all or our students with a particular focus on ensuring SEND students thrive at St Mary’s. 

If you require any additional information, please contact Tricia Foster, Human Resources Manager by e-mail t.foster@st-maryshigh.wigan.sch.uk


Important Dates

Closing Date:                    9.00am, Monday 4th July 2021 

Date of Interview:            Wednesday 6th July 2022 

Supporting Documents

Information for Applicants 

We hope that after considering the post details and School information available on the website that you choose to apply for the post as you believe you can contribute positively to the department, the ethos of the school and to ensure that our students make the progress we expect.

To be considered for any post advertised you must ensure that every section of the application & supplementary forms are completed in full. Applicants are advised to read through the CES Guidance Application Forms – Notes to Applicants to assist with this process. This can be found in the Documents and Guidance section below along with the appropriate application forms and supplementary documents. 

Following clarification on the GDPR, elements of the application process have been reviewed and updated to ensure that only information required at the application stage of the process is requested as part of your application. This includes the need for applicants to give their consent for school to request appropriate references at the application stage.  References will however only be requested for those individuals shortlisted for interview. It may also be necessary to ask for additional information once the shortlisting process has been completed and applicants selected for interview will be provided with details at that time.

Completed applications and associated documents should be submitted electronically to recruitment@st-maryshigh.wigan.sch.uk  stating clearly the post title and be addressed for the attention of Mr A Dawson, Headteacher

If you have any questions in the meantime or would like to visit the school, please do not hesitate to contact Tricia Foster, Human Resources Manager at school.  We look forward to receiving your completed application form.

Application Forms and Additional Documentation

Equal opportunities

St Mary’s is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.