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Academic Support Mentor

Academic Support Mentor [full-time/permanent / TTO + 5]

Salary scale – C1 (£22,724.00 - £24,745.00 per annum)

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Academic Support Mentor to work with our students who have special educational needs, working with them in small groups and one-to-one inside and outside of the classroom. You will work under the Lead SENDCO and SENDCO and will establish and maintain a calm, productive and meaningful learning environment by working collaboratively with teachers.

We are a values driven organisation. Our core values of care, aspiration, growth and success sit behind everything we do. We are interested in applications from candidates with experience of working within a secondary school, with an understanding of teaching and learning process and a knowledge of young people’s educational, wellbeing and support needs. Applications from colleagues with experience of care industries would also be considered.

Guiseley School is full of exceptional young people. We have an active, visible leadership team, and a committed staff body. We are committed to the very highest standards of student care and achievement and seek outstanding staff who wish to be part of our journey. We have a strong vision of success and achievement supported by an excellent professional development programme for all staff. Our brand new start of the art campus provides an excellent learning environment for our students.

The start date for this role will be July 2024.

Salary scales for Guiseley School are part of Leeds City Council’s NJC PayScale’s. Salary information detailed is pro-rated to reflect the ‘take home’ pay for the successful candidate.

The role is offered on a full-time, permanent basis. Applications from part-time colleagues may be considered. Full application details are available via our website:

Please return all completed applications to: [email protected]   

Closing date: Noon, Monday 17th June 2024

Interview date: TBC

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and upholding fundamental British values and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check. 

We seek to promote diversity and equality of opportunity - applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexuality, religion or faith. We also promote and practice the key Fundamental British Values to both staff and pupils.