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Kirklees Council UK Jobs – SEMH Mentor

Website Kirklees Council




Secondary Schools

Service Area

Royds Hall, a Share MAT Academy


37 hours per week. Term Time + 5 day

Number of Jobs



Huddersfield and surrounding areas

Position type



Band D SCP 7-11


£19,400 to £20,862

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Royds Hall.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in a caring and supportive role within a fantastic team in school. As a Wellbeing and SEMH Mentor working under the direction of the Social, Emotional and Mental Health Co-ordinator, this role will support the learning, progress and care of identified groups of students helping them achieve their personal best. This role is a great opportunity to tailor programmes of support for students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. The role will also support effective liaison and communication with teaching and other support staff.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be able to demonstrate levels of numeracy and literacy to GCSE [A-C] or 4+;
  • Have excellent communication skills;
  • Be committed to the safeguarding of young people;
  • Be highly motivated to inspire children through the support they give in order to encourage their learning;
  • Be committed to our ethos that all pupils can achieve at Royds Hall;
  • Have great references demonstrating they are a suitable candidate, safe to work with children.

At SHARE MAT, we aim to:

  • Equip our staff to deliver their best every day, our belief is that ‘Valuing People, Supporting Personal Best’ is the key;
  • Encourage all our pupils to go beyond what they think they can achieve, to enjoy learning, helping them to lead healthy and happy lives;
  • Ensure our staff are happy at work, taking pride in pupils’ progress and development;
  • Never stop improving, developing and sharing our practice with others;
  • Deliver training and guidance relevant to job role so expectations are understood and staff feel motivated;
  • Offer great benefits making us the employer of choice, including outstanding CPD, supportive line management and networking opportunities across the MAT to aid personal development.

Royds Hall is one of nine academies within our trust and is part of a close-knit community well located for commute from Leeds, Huddersfield and Wakefield. Please make arrangements to visit the academy if you wish to learn more before you apply, you will find it:

  • Offers an exceptional learning environment and facilities, alongside a wide range of professional learning and development opportunities;
  • Is a vibrant place of learning and encouragement where children are happy, settled and confident;
  • Has a broad and balanced curriculum that provides a memorable educational experience for all of its pupils;
  • Aims to equip pupils with the attributes and attitude they need for their next stage of education.

Please note that, unfortunately, we do not accept CVs. The application pack can be downloaded and completed from either the SHARE MAT website or from the School Website. Details can also be found on The TES Website.

Closing Date: 12 noon – Wednesday 26th October 2023.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 31st October 2023.

Please send completed applications by email to [email protected]

SHARE MAT is committed to the Equalities Act 2010 and also to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people, by adhering to the “Keeping Children Safe in Education” guidance. All staff and volunteers are regularly trained regarding our expectations in keeping our students safe. An enhanced DBS is required for every post.

SHARE MAT comprises of Lily Park Primary, Woodside Green Primary, Heaton Avenue Primary, Luck Lane Primary, Millbridge Primary, Royds Hall Academy, Shelley College, Whitcliffe Mount School and Thornhill Community Academy. A central team provides operational support.

Closing date

26 October 2023, 12:00 PM

Important Information

Application Pack and Role Profile.pdf – 421KB

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