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Pastoral Learning Mentor

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
Woodside Primary Academy
£21,591 - £21,981 FTE £17,591 - £17,354.90 PTE
Woodside Primary Academy, Wood Street, Walthamstow, London,
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
32.5 hours per week. 1 FTE TTO.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
01/11/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Pastoral Learning Mentor Required

Scale 3 Pt 5 – 6 (£21,591 - £21,981 pro rata)

32.5 hours a week x 45.6 weeks per year (Term Time only).

Woodside Primary Academy is an “Outstanding” school based in Walthamstow. 

Our staff are committed in ensuring that our children get the best possible education.  We work hard to ensure that all children feel cared for and are supported on their learning journey.  We strive to meet the needs of individual children and support them in becoming enthusiastic and successful learners.

We are seeking to appoint an efficient, motivated and friendly person to work with our pupils and join a committed and dedicated team.

The Pastoral Learning Mentor (PLM) works as part of a team – being ‘partners’ in supporting pupils’ access to learning.

You will need to be:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Have a flexible approach to working
  • Have the ability to work effectively as a team
  • Display initiative
  • Be reliable with a sense of commitment

It would be desirable if you had experience/knowledge of working with children with social, emotional and behavioural issues.

In return we can offer

  • Friendly, supportive, motivated and dedicated staff
  • A commitment to your professional development

Application packs are available from our school website: by emailing the school on;

Closing Date:     Friday 1st November 2019 @ 12 midday

Interviews:    w/c Monday 4th November 2019   

For an application pack and further details, please contact the school on 0208 520 5168 or email  Alternatively you can find the application pack on the school website, under the school information tab..

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address: Woodside Primary Academy, Wood Street, Walthamstow, E17 3JX or to

Woodside Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.