Learning Mentor with Cover Responsibilities

Danesholme Junior Academy (Corby)

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: £20,092 - £24,982 per annum (£15,011 - £18,665 pro rata)

Fixed term basis until the end of the academic year initially.

We are seeking to recruit a committed, hardworking and enthusiastic Learning Mentor to join our friendly and ambitious staff on a fixed term basis until the end of the academic year initially. 

About the role:

The successful Learning Mentor will support Teachers by supporting individuals or small groups both within and outside of the classroom environment as well as covering PPA across the academy and providing classroom cover where necessary.

The ideal candidates will:

  • be able to demonstrate a range of behaviour management strategies
  • be well organised and have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • have the ability to engage constructively with and relate to a wide range of young people from different backgrounds
  • possess excellent communication skills, at all levels
  • have a HLTA qualification or equivalent experience

About us:

You will be joining an academy which plays part in a successful Multi Academy Trust with first class professional values and high standards of academic rigour where you will receive the chance to work alongside a very supportive teaching team who are committed to promoting high achievement in education.

Danesholme Junior Academy is a large 3-form entry junior school with 374 pupils on roll. It is situated in the thriving town of Corby which offers excellent transport links to London via the train as well as affordable housing. The school has a friendly and fantastic atmosphere and we would encourage any interested applicants to visit the school and see what they have to offer!

Please visit https://www.danesholmejuniorschool.co.uk/ for further information.

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this position.