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Learning Mentor - Full-time

Tunbury Primary School, Walderslade

  • Ref:KCC886-2530-288S
  • Posted:23/11/2021
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:January
  • App Close Date:07/12/2021 at 08:00
  • Interviews:December


Here at Tunbury, we are looking to appoint a Learning Mentor for our wonderful school.  If you are caring, empathetic and dependable, then we want you!

This is a permanent post at 35 hours per week, 8.30am - 4.00pm, Monday- Friday, term time only.

We can offer a professional and friendly setting, with people who work hard to make Tunbury a very special place to be.

The Learning Mentor will work with children throughout the school, including:

  • Lunchtime provision for identified children
  • 1:1 check-ins with children on your caseload (including pupil premium children as a priority)
  • Support for these children’s learning, including increasing their engagement
  • 1:1 mentoring and support to address barriers to learning
  • Organising enrichment opportunities for children 
  • Emergency support for behaviour
  • Liaison with caseload families
  • Monitoring of attendance
  • Behaviour support including ISPs, risk assessments, meetings and reintegration following fixed term exclusions

Our successful candidate will be caring and empathetic, but also firm and fair, with clear expectations.  You will be able to uphold the school’s positive image within the community and want to make a difference to our children’s lives.  

To find out more, arrange a visit to Tunbury or to talk to us about the role, please contact the school office by phone or email.  We would love you to be part of Team Tunbury.

Finally, please note that this role requires previous school experience, and is not a TA role.  Please apply through the Kent-Teach website - we look forward to hearing from you.


Information about the school

Tunbury is a safe, nurturing and inclusive school community where everyone is respected and valued. We inspire our children to be successful, independent life-long learners.

We are a popular three form entry school set in spacious grounds within the leafy suburbs of Walderslade, Kent. Our children are happy, well motivated and very keen to learn. The Tunbury staff team is welcoming, supportive and positive about making a difference. Our school is rated Good by Ofsted.

Tunbury Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:The Office
  • Address:Tunbury Primary School, Tunbury Avenue, Walderslade, Kent, ME5 9HY
  • Telephone: 01634 863085
  • Email: office@tunbury.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).