Academic Intervention Mentor

Post: Academic Intervention Mentor

Salary: Grade 5, Point 15 to 20, £23,953 to £26,446 gross per annum pro rata

Actual Annual Salary: £20,487 to £22,620

Contract: Full time, 37 hours per week, 39 working weeks, Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Minerva Learning Trust is an expanding Sheffield based multi-academy Trust with a vision of providing outstanding education for all the students within our schools. The Trust is passionate that all students should see their time at school as happy and fulfilling with their potential developed to the utmost. Ecclesfield School joined the Trust in December 2017 and, as a sponsored academy, is developing this partnership and making rapid improvements for our students and community.

We are seeking to appoint an Academic Intervention Mentor. The post-holder will be responsible for:

• Organising, developing and delivering personalised intervention activities, which enhance the learning of students who are not making expected progress, particularly in English, Maths and Science and other subjects where directed.

• Liaise with classroom teachers and individual students to agree learning targets and devise action plans to support attainment.

• Provide feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement and where appropriate meet with parents to encourage parental participation and ensure that they have full knowledge of student progress.

• Work across the inclusion team and facilities in school to develop expertise and programmes to meet the needs of students.

• In some cases, be prepared to work with students in their home where appropriate.

You will have:

• Excellent numeracy and literacy skills.

• A successful and proven track record in a role which supports student and parents/carers.

• Previous experience of working with young people.

• Academic and/or professional qualification appropriate to the level of responsibility and accountability with the role.

If you have the passion to be a key part of the Inclusion team, are able to positively contribute to our ethos and have the drive to make a difference for our students, we would like to hear from you.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the school or have an informal discussion about the role with Mrs E Martin, Assistant Headteacher. Arrangements for this can be made by contacting Mrs Revill, Headteacher’s PA, via e-mail

Applications should be made by completing the Minerva Learning Trust Support Staff Application Form found on the Trust Central website/Schools’ website. Please send completed forms to

The closing date is 9:00am on Monday 6th June 2022 and interviews will take place shortly after.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Further information is available by contacting Mrs Joanna Revill, PA to the Headteacher, via e-mail The application form and information pack are available on the school website Please ensure that you do not fill in a Sheffield City Council application form in respect of this vacancy as your application may not be considered