Headlam Street, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2JX

Learning And Wellbeing Mentor

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time - term time plus specified days

£21,575 - £22,777 per annum pro rata Actual Salary £18,339 - £19,360 per annum

Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle in partnership with Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust

St Lawrence’s Catholic Primary School

Headlam Street, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE

Tel: 0191 265 9881

Executive Headteacher: Mr Paul Brown

Required for Summer Term 2023 with the possibility of becoming permanent

Term time plus 3 training days

St Lawrence’s Catholic Primary School is proudly a part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust. At St Lawrence’s we live and learn in faith and love, through Jesus’ teachings. Our school is a family where we support each other and strive to fulfil our full potential.

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and committed learning and support mentor who will work with children on a one-to-one and individual basis. Applications are welcome from all qualified teaching assistants. The role is fixed term until July 2023 initially with the possibility of becoming permanent.

Governors are seeking to appoint a learning and wellbeing mentor who:

• Is a practising Catholic or is a person who is committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education.

• Is passionate about making a transformational difference to the lives of young children;

• Has the highest expectation of themselves and all children;

• Is able to use carefully structured programmes and guidelines systematically;

• Is highly organised and able to prioritise; and

• Enjoys working collaboratively.

We can offer:

• Happy, confident and motivated children who embrace new challenges.

• A continuously improving, outward looking and forward-thinking school.

• A strong Catholic ethos where all are valued.

• A friendly, committed staff and engaging staff who are open to new ideas.

• An active and supportive Governing Body.

• A strong commitment to Continuous Professional Development.

Visits to the school are welcome and can be made by contacting Mrs Gouldson or Mrs Kwak, the School Office Managers, to arrange an appointment.

Application packs are available from the school, by email at and to download from our school website:

All paperwork submitted by e-mail must be signed on interview day.

The Governing Body of St Lawrence’s Catholic Primary School and the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. An offer of employment would be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks.

St Lawrence’s has formally adopted the Diocesan Model Statement on Equal Opportunities to ensure that we assess the best candidate against the criteria provided and do not discriminate on grounds of age, sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin or disability.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 24 March 2023

Shortlisting will be held on: Friday 24 March 2023

Formal Interviews will take place on: Wednesday 29 March 2023


Closing date:

24 March 2023

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