Learning Mentor
Sir John Deane's College
Northwich, UK
19h ago

We have an opportunity for a Learning Mentor to act as a Learning Mentor to students with a wide range of additional needs, including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Autistic Spectrum Condition, ADHD, physical disabilities and medical conditions, during the course of their A-level studies.

This involves delivering support strategies which will equip students with the necessary skills to become independent learners and achieve to their potential.

You will join on a full time, term time only basis. Hours of work will be 8.30 am to 4.30 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 8.

30 am to 4.00 pm on Wednesday. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of Salary : £18,190 (full time equivalent) £15,313 (actual salary per annum).

Benefits of becoming our Learning Mentor :

  • Local Government Pension scheme employee contributions vary between 5.5% and 9.2% dependent upon level of salary. Employer contributions are currently 19.95%.
  • Free on site car parking
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Free access to colleges leisure centre / swimming pool
  • Preferable rates on adult education courses
  • Preferable rates on children’s holiday activity club
  • Funding for training and development
  • CPD events throughout the year
  • Two onsite Starbucks cafes
  • Onsite canteen and deli bar with daily homemade cakes
  • College wide staff lunches
  • Christmas social event
  • Long service awards
  • Access to counselling / EAP service
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Access to health plan
  • Access to Occupational Health service
  • Family friendly policies
  • Key responsibilities of our Learning Mentor :

  • Deliver and implement effective study support programmes to students on an individual / group basis, via mentoring and monitoring sessions and to signpost where relevant
  • Liaise with students’ teachers, parents, progress mentors and the Learning Support Manager etc regarding the needs of the students
  • Assist the Learning Support Manager with monitoring achievement, through the review process, of those students identified as needing additional learning support.
  • Keep ongoing notes about students, including when contacted, telephone conversations etc. and develop comprehensive records of delivered support
  • Prepare appropriate resources for use in support sessions
  • Support the team and the Learning Support Manager in the general day to day running of the Learning Support department;
  • such as filing, keeping folders in order and general administration duties etc.

  • Promote British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs for those without faith.
  • What we’re looking for in our Learning Mentor :

  • Educated to at least A Level standard or equivalent
  • Competent in the use of IT
  • Ability to relate well to young people of this age range
  • Clear verbal and written communications
  • Ability to work cooperatively with teaching staff
  • Good organisational skills
  • Patience and tolerance
  • Resilience and flexibility
  • Awareness of the need for confidentiality and an awareness of the sensitivity necessary for support of students with additional support requirements
  • Commitment to the ethos of the College
  • Willingness to undertake relevant training
  • Ability to work in a team and under own initiative
  • The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Wednesday 9 September 2020.

    If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Learning Mentor please click apply’ today, we’d love to hear from you!

    The successful applicant will be required to complete a medical screening questionnaire. The College will also carry out a Disclosure and Barring check.

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