November 14, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
We want to hear from you if you are a committed, proactive, and flexible Learning Support Mentor who could make a difference in pupils’ lives.
Level 4 - £20,782 - (FTE £24,162)
Working Pattern
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date
December 08, 2023


37 hours per week, 8.30 am - 4.00 pm, term time only (39 weeks per year) - Term time only plus INSETS

We want to hear from you if you are a committed, proactive, and flexible Learning Support Mentor who could make a difference in pupils’ lives and their experience of education, especially those who have become disengaged. We have a vacancy to deliver reading interventions to pupils in both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 across our provisions in Slough, assisting pupils in overcoming barriers to learning.

About the school

Haybrook College educates young people aged 11 to 19 who have challenging and complex Social, Emotional, and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH) or medical needs. We have multiple provisions providing bespoke, child-centered, and high-quality education programmes, which aim to ensure that all the pupils individual educational needs are met. We offer provision for a range of pupils across KS3 to KS5, as a result of SEND, Managed Moves, Permanent Exclusions, or out-of-area placements.

Our ideal candidate will: 

Have experience working with either small groups or 1:1 with pupils who may have complex social and emotional difficulties, may demonstrate challenging behaviour or who may have Special Educational Needs. This may be as a mentor, teaching assistant, youth worker or other support role.

  • Ideally have prior knowledge of developing the literacy skills needed by pupils in order to access the curriculum at Key Stages 3 and 4.
  • An understanding of the National Reading Tests and the Literacy Framework and their impact on the pupils and the school would also be advantageous.
  • Be able to mentor pupils with a confident and positive approach to motivate and engage them in their learning.
  • Be able to remain calm in challenging circumstances, providing a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalating any threatening or aggressive behaviour.

If you want to find out more, look at our website to see the different programmes on offer.

The Job Description, Person Specification, and Application Form can be downloaded from the Vacancies page of our website

Please note that CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.  

Interested candidates are welcome to visit the school or to have an informal conversation. Please contact Suzanne Green (Executive Head Teacher’s PA) on 01628 696075 or to arrange

Please email your completed application form to Jenny Tsang via

Deadline for applications is 8 December 2023

Interview Date to be confirmed 

Haybrook College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all of its pupils and staff. Applicants will be required to undertake a DBS enhanced disclosure. Haybrook College strives to be an equal opportunities employer and recruits from all sections of the community solely on basis of ability to fulfil the job requirements.

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