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Learning Mentor - Full-time

Maritime Academy, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-9999-126S
  • Posted:28/03/2024
  • Pay:£21,828 - £25,515 for 37 hours and 39 weeks
  • Start Date:June 2024
  • App Close Date:21/04/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


We are recruiting an additional Learning Mentor to join our expanding new school, providing support to our students in lessons, identifying their strengths and difficulties.  The successful candidates will carry out effective intervention, which may be 1:1 or in a small group, planning appropriate personalised interventions as necessary. They will support teachers to enable our students to access learning by supervising and assisting students across a wide range of activities and supported learning activities.

The Learning Mentor will undertake activities with either individuals or groups of students to ensure their safety and facilitate their physical, emotional and educational development.  They will promote the development of the physical and mental health, and well-being of our students and consistently support students whilst responding to their individual needs.


What we can offer you:

  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  •  Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School, and from September 2024 Maritime Academy in Frindsbury.
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/ Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, eye care vouchers.
  • Support staff have access to 'Discount for Teachers' with a huge range of money saving deals and vouchers.
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Free parking in our staff car park
  • Refer a Friend Scheme.


Next Steps

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of staff across our Trust we would encourage you to apply. 

We strongly encourage any applicants who may be interested in working at our school to contact Kerry Masters, Office Manager, during school hours. Kerry can be contacted via email Kerry.masters@southeast.tsat.uk to arrange an informal conversation.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please emailrecruitment@tsatrust.org.uk



Information about the school

Our School

At Maritime Academy we have great ambitions and we’re proud to call ourselves a member of Thinking Schools Academy Trust. We are at the beginning of our journey and always growing which means you will be joining us at the most exciting part of our story; The Beginning.

Maritime Academy will continually support and enable the self-improvement of every staff member during their time at our school. We want to provide the very best education for our children and this is attainable only through talented staff capable of rising to these high standards.

At the Maritime, our mission is to offer a unique opportunity to learn in a modern setting with traditional values. Our school will ensure that students are confident, respectful and responsible young people, who are able to face the challenges of modern society. We believe that through our traditional ethos and values, we will create an environment where students are respectful for where they learn, who they learn with and who they are as unique aspirational young people.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.