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Learning Mentor




Queenswood School, Callow Hills Farm, Hereford, Ledbury, HR8 2PZ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


£17160.40 Term Time - Pro Rata


40 Hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Queenswood School is a specialist residential school for girls and boys aged 11 to 19 with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD). The school provides a warm, welcoming and relaxed environment for young people who are resident within Priory Queenswood residential childcare facilities and who are unable to attend mainstream education because of their behavioural, emotional and social difficulties.

Our aim is to help young people reconnect with society, return to learning and to manage their behaviours to bring about positive change. We enable individuals to make independent life choices and to achieve greater independence as they reach adulthood.

Priory Education is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed staff in the sector.

  • Do you thrive on change and challenge and long to make a real difference?
  • Are you looking for something very different?
  • Can you meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable and challenging children in the education system?
  • Do you have a great sense of humour and want to work as part of a fun, supportive and caring team?
  • Are you resilient in the face of challenge, positive, calm and committed to maximizing pupil’s achievements?

If this resonates. Come join our Queenswood team.

This role is pro rata'd based on being a term time role, working 39 weeks per year. It is desirable for applicants to hold experience in an education setting , possibly with experience of working with Autism, SEMH and complex and challenging behaviours. Its necessary that all our staff are over 21 (to comply with the requirements of the National Minimum Standards and have held a driving license for at least 3 years.

The successful candidate will join a very well established team of education, care and specialist therapy professionals working together to support student progress and will receive a bespoke induction package. Term time only working, school holidays and strong teamwork are all part of the package.

For more information please email Casey Payne

What we offer:

  • Full training
  • On-going training and Career progression
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • SMART Pension option
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • £1000 monthly lotto and more

Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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