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The Weald Community School

The WealdCommunity School and Sixth Form

01403 787200

Learning Mentor

34 hours and 20 minutes per week (permanent, term time only, no inset days)
8.30-3.05 Mon & Fri, 8.30-4.15 Tue-Thur with 1/2 hour unpaid break
Actual salary £15,870

(NJC Grade 6 Points 9-12: £20,903-£22,183 per annum)

Learning Mentors play a critical role in supporting students of all abilities with issues like poor attendance, lack of self-confidence, self-esteem or motivation.  We require an empathetic and enthusiastic individual to work on a one-to-one and small group basis with specific students, to enable them to develop coping strategies, enhance aspiration and motivation, and encourage re-engagement in learning.  

The Weald is an outstanding, high achieving, popular and oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in the heart of the West Sussex countryside, 10 minutes from Horsham, 35 minutes from Guildford and Brighton, and an hour by train to London.  The school has an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and we pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every child is important. The school was judged to be ‘Outstanding in all areas’ by Ofsted.  Progress 8 results at GCSE place us in the top 10% of schools nationally on a rolling three year basis.

If you relish the opportunity of working in a supportive and stimulating professional environment, The Weald School would welcome your application. We also welcome visits to the school from interested candidates. 

Applications should be made by downloading and completing our application form (see attachments below) and emailing it to [email protected]
Please note that an application form must be completed for this post.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Thursday 3 December 2020.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.