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.