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Leodis Academies Trust

Forging Young Futures

Sixth Form Learning Mentor

12 months Temporary Maternity Cover

37 hours per week, term time only

Required Easter 2020

Actual Salary £22,401 - £23,882

SO1 points 23 to 25

 Closing date 9am Wednesday 26 February 2020


We have an excellent opportunity for a dedicated Sixth Form Learning Mentor to join our pastoral team.  In the role you will be supporting Sixth Form students to overcome their barriers to learning enabling them to achieve their full potential. The role is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience of working with young people in an educational, youth work or social care setting.

To succeed in the role you have will require experience of developing a rapport with young people, and help to engage them in academic activities.

A good level of ICT skills is essential and experience with the use of the SIMS database would be useful.

The postholder will work 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Thursday, and 8:00am to 3:30pm Friday, term time only.

Woodkirk Academy is a high performing, successful, well established, fully comprehensive, co-educational 11-18 maintained Academy.  We have a proud record in academic, intellectual, social and sporting, musical, dramatic and community developments. Our latest Ofsted report noted a ‘passion and commitment to continuous improvement’ and that ‘leadership at all levels is focused on the progress of pupils.’

We enjoy an excellent reputation as an employer and our ethos and working practices are well regarded. We take pride in looking after staff and supporting everyone in their roles in order to deliver excellent education to our students.

Application packs can be downloaded here or obtained from the school by telephone on 0113 8873600 or by email

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Interviews for the post will be held on Monday 2 March 2020

All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check (DBS), medical clearance and provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.