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Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to creating a world class education making sure no child is left behind.

Having hard working, passionate and engaged staff is the key to achieving this vision.  If you possess these qualities and are looking for a teaching post, an associate staff position or a leadership opportunity we would love to hear from you.

As a multi-academy trust with a number of schools we can offer career and personal development to support your aspirations.

Details of the current vacancies we have in our schools are below, please see the application details relating to the post you are interested in.

Alternatively, if having looked at our website and we do not have a suitable vacancy at the moment, we are always keen to hear from people who share our vision and values and are interested in working for us.  Please use the contact tab on our website to get in touch with us.

Current Vacancies



SEN Mentor (part time) required as soon as possible – this is a temporary post (in the first instance) until 31st August 2018.

30 hours per week (5 days) – Term time plus 5 days

Salary: NJC Grade 4 points 17 – 21 Actual salary £13,029 p.a. point 17  

Bright Futures Educational Trust wishes to appoint a Temporary SEN Mentor to work 1:1, with small groups, running interventions, and working in class across the year groups in an interesting and exciting opportunity at Rushbrook Primary Academy – a member of the Bright Futures family of schools.  This is an opportunity to be part of a unique and new trust that is committed to improving life chances for children through an enhanced education offer.

You must have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. You must understand emotional intelligence, the learning process and the importance of therapeutic intervention in helping to educate the whole child.

Both the school and the Trust are committed to educating the whole child and in developing the child to fulfil their potential.  The Trust opened The Connell Sixth Form College in September 2013 which completes its “cradle to career” education offer for Gorton children and young people. BFET provides outstanding training and CPD opportunities for all staff.

Rushbrook Primary Academy is led with the Montessori philosophy of ‘follow the child’.  You will need to be hard working, honest, keen to develop yourself and committed to educating the whole child. You should be a team player and understand the importance of working together to improve the life chances of all pupils.

“The Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure by the Criminal Records Bureau.  The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.”

Application packs are available from:  or or directly from the school.  Please return to or to the school.

No Agencies please.

CV’s not accepted.

Closing date:     Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Interviews:         Friday 24th November 2017

SEN Mentor Job Description and Person SpecificationApplication for employment