SEND Learning Mentor

SGS Forest High School

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

SGS Academy Trust & SGS Forest High School have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Mentor

Learning Mentor

Post Number: REQ000438

Salary Range: Up to £12,592.31 pro rata per annum

(Based on Full-Time Equivalent range of up to £19,830)

(Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)

Term Time Only Contracts will occur a salary adjustment if the start date is after 1st September

Contract Type: Term-Time Only & Fixed-Term until 31 August 2022

Hours: 27.5 hours per week & 39 weeks per year

SGS Forest High School is situated in Cinderford, Forest of Dean. SGS Forest High School has engaged with some of the best learning providers in the county to establish a rich, extensive curriculum and to support classroom teaching. We at SGS Forest High School aim to inspire students to become confident, ethical and compelling individuals with the aspiration and qualities to shape a better future for all.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsor SGS Forest High School as part of their Multi-Academy Trust, and their size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust. For more information, please visit


SGS Academy Trust and SGS Forest High School have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Mentor to join our team.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  •  Focus on improving the reading, literacy and numeracy of students to age appropriate levels
  • Help students to develop organisational skills and become more effective, independent learners
  •  Maintain awareness of student’s individual needs and appropriate strategies for addressing them

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

  •  Dedicated & highly effective in supporting SEND students
  • Learning Mentor Level 2 or Level 3 qualified
  • Ability to respond to individual needs by modifying and adapting strategies and resources

Why choose SGS Forest High School?

You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, access to the LGPS, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources.

If you are interested in this position please complete an online application form by clicking on apply.


Closing Date:Wednesday 24th November 2021

Expected Interview Date: Tuesday 30th November 2021


The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.




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Date Posted: 18/11/2021

Deadline for applications: 24/11/2021

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