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Learning Mentor/Activity Lead
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/22/219916
  • Published: Fri 18/11/2022, 10:43 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 06/01/2023, 9:30 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday – 9.30am – 5.00pm, Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
  • Salary: £22,099 – £25,490
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Ainslie Wood Primary School, 140 Ainslie Wood Road, Chingford, London,, Waltham Forest

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Learning Mentor/Activity Lead

Required – As soon as possible 


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday – 9.30am – 5.00pm

Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm


We are looking to appoint an experienced Learning Mentor/Activity Lead to work with students individually and in small groups, helping them to overcome barriers to learning and realise their full potential, as well as providing children across the school with a range of activities to support the children’s interests.


Experience in mentoring and/or counselling would be an advantage.

Duties to include but are not limited to:

  • To contribute to the identification of barriers to learning for individual children and young people and provide them with a range of strategies for overcoming the barriers.
  • To facilitate children and young people’s learning and development through mentoring by identifying needs, planning for how these needs will be addressed through mentoring and parent partnership, and by reviewing the effectiveness of mentoring.
  • To support children and young people’s successful transfer and transition in learning and development contexts.
  • To plan and oversee the range of activities which extend our pupils’ interests and skills through the extended curriculum


This role requires an innovative team player who is positive and proactive with good interpersonal skills. 

We welcome and actively encourage visits to our school to find out more about Ainslie Wood. To arrange this and/or order an application pack, please contact Lorraine Draper on 020 8523 7913, or email Completed forms should be returned FAO Headteacher.


Note: Only applications submitted on the borough’s application form will be considered.


Closing Date: 9.30am 6th January 2023

Interviews: 11th January 2023


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subjected to an enhanced DBS check.