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Learning Mentor

Monks Orchard Primary School is a flourishing 1 form school in the London Borough of Croydon. We believe that everything starts with our children and our community and are looking to recruit fantastic staff who believe the same.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and creative Learning Mentor to join our friendly and supportive team, you will work with individual children, and small groups, removing barriers to learning so that children are given every opportunity to reach their full potential. 

Ideally, we are looking for someone with experience working in the role, or in a role with similar responsibilities, with primary school aged pupils.

You should be:

  • passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with barriers to learning
  • confident in dealing with young people with additional needs, and their families
  • able to relate well to pupils, adults, school staff and other professionals working with the child
  • a committed team player, willing to invest time and energy into our school
  • experienced in the role of Learning Mentor, or a similar role in primary schools

Monks Orchard Primary School is part of a local multi-academy trust, which shares our values and vision for our children. Through the sharing and developing of good practice across the trust there are tremendous opportunities for your professional development and for you to make a real contribution to the future of all the schools in the trust.

Monks Orchard Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to safer recruitment and the successful candidate will need to undertake enhanced DBS and Prohibition Order checks before starting.

We are an inclusive school and welcome applications from all appropriately qualified members of the community. Visits to the school are encouraged.

Learning Mentor

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract type:  30 hours per week  (term time only)

Salary: Grade 6 SCP 18. FTE: £32,928. Pro Rata: £24,419

Closing date for applications: 1st December

Interviews:  week beginning 11th December

Please send application forms to

    Monks Orchard Primary School

    The Glade, Shirley, Croydon, CR0 7UF
    020 8654 2570