Learning Mentor

Salary: Grade F – SCP 12-17
Full Time Equivalent:  £22,571 to £24,920 per annum
Actual Salary: £19,176 – £20,757 (based on less than 5 years continuous service)
Hours: 37 hours per week (8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am-4pm Friday)
Contract: Fixed Term up to 31 August 2023

Broadstone Middle School is part of the Castleman Academy Trust – a Trust which prides itself on putting children first, always and puts its values of Respect, Independence, Creativity and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do.

It’s the staff in our academies who make our schools vibrant places of learning – who do all they can to make sure our children become confident individuals, successful learners and responsible citizens. Our staff want to make a real difference to the lives of the children they work with and are learners themselves who relish professional development opportunities.

Working in a Castleman Academy Trust school you’ll be working with other forward thinkers, who see possibilities and are optimistic. You’ll have the support of like-minded colleagues and together we’ll ensure everyone has a great work life balance. Being part of the Castleman Academy Trust means there are a whole host of opportunities for you to develop and flourish.

Our aim is to ‘prepare children for a life well lived’. As such we look at the whole child and develop the ‘four pillars’ to achieve this; knowledge acquisition, preparation for work, self-agency and taking positive action. 

If you would like to join us and be part of an exciting journey, Broadstone Middle School are now looking to recruit a Learning Mentor to start 01 September 2022. 

The working hours, based on 37 hours per week, based on 8.30 am – 4.30 pm (Monday to Thursday) and 8.30 am – 4 pm (Friday), working Term Time only plus INSED Days.

We are looking for people who-

  • Are passionate about learning as learning is at the heart of everything we do
  • Want to inspire young learners to be the best they can be
  • Believe teamwork is vital to be successful
  • Lead by example
  • Have an eye for details that matter
  • Are solution focussed
  • Are prepared to take their turn in taking the lead
  • Are intuitive and positive thinking
  • Take their job seriously but not themselves
  • Notice a job needs doing and get it done
  • Have a real desire to join the Castleman Trust and help build an inspiring learning community where all thrive and are successful

We can offer you:-

  • Excellent CPD opportunities  
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme  
  • Free access to the Education Support Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

If you would like to be a part of this exciting journey, we would like to hear from you.

The closing date for applications is 9am, Monday 27 June 2022

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5 July 2022

Completed application forms should be sent to
Hannah Thorne via email at

Please note that we do not accept CV applications.
The Castleman Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including References, an Enhanced DBS and Child Barred List check and a Health Check and right to work in the UK checks, in line with the Government’s safer recruitment guidelines.

The Castleman Academy Trust’s Recruitment Privacy Notice can be found at  – About Us – Vacancies.