Learning Mentor x 2 Posts

01 Nov 2018
17 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Full Time post with responsibilities for Reintegration of pupils and Literacy
36 hours per week
Term Time only (39 weeks)
Fund related fixed term contract for up to 2 years
Required as soon as possible

2 experienced and flexible Learning Mentors are required to work at the Francis Barber Pupil Referral Unit.

Francis Barber PRU is a successful PRU in Wandsworth with a team of highly dedicated staff. We provide education for a wide variety of pupils whom have had difficulty maintaining a mainstream school provision. We have an excellent success rate of returning pupils to special and mainstream schools and post 16 college placements.

Due to additional funding we are delighted to be able to create 2 new posts for Learning Mentors to be responsible for delivering interventions around Literacy to pupls on a 1:1 basis and to small groups and to support youngsters on their reintegration to other settings working both on and off site with pupils The successful candidates will have excellent inter-personal skills and will be able to work flexibly in response to pupil and PRU needs. They will have the ability to diffuse challenging situations and help the pupils understand the barriers they have to learning, encouraging them to put strategies in place which enable them to become successful. There is some flexibility around the responsibilities within each of these roles.

Francis Barber PRU was inspected by OFSTED in Dec 2017 and received a GOOD report. There were many outstanding features including “The effectiveness of care, guidance and support”. The person appointed will have experience of inclusion work with challenging pupils. It is very important that when writing their supporting statement applicants clearly identify how they meet the person specification.

To apply please download an application pack from the Wandsworth Council website which can be found via the ‘visit website’ button at the top of this page.

For further information or an informal chat please contact the Inclusion Advisor Nicky Mcleod on nmacleod1.212@lgflmail.org.

Please email completed applications to

Closing date: 30 November 2018 (at noon)
Interviews: week commencing 03 December 2018
References will be taken prior to interview

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Francis Barber Pupil Referral Unit
Franciscan Road
London SW17 8HE
Tel: 0208 672 0771
Fax: 0208 682 4654
Email: admintooting@fb-pru.wandsworth.sch.uk
Headteacher: Ms Jackie Addison

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