Learning Support Mentor

Closing date: 16 June 2024

Interview date: 23 June 2024

Learning Support Mentor

Due to the growth in student numbers, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Learning Support Mentor to join the Study Skills team at Hills Road Sixth Form College to provide support to students with a range of learning needs.

Job details

Contract: Fixed-term from 22 August 2024 until 31 August 2026 with possible extension beyond; permanent contract may be available after successful probation. Term-time only plus two days (44.91 weeks)*

Salary: £20,314 per annum pro rata (Support Staff Pay Spine Point 7, FTE £23,585)

Start date: 22 August 2024

Closing date: 9 am, Monday 17 June

Interviews:  Monday 24 June

*This contract would be term-time only (where employees work 39 weeks) plus 2 days. Additional weeks are paid for holidays. The annual pro-rata salary is divided by 12 months so that employees receive the same salary payment each month.

About the role

The successful applicant for the post of Learning Support Mentor will work within the team of Study Skills. The post holder will be used to working with young people and enjoy the variety that comes with this type of job. 

The job may include working in classrooms and labs to support named students, and meeting with students 1-1 or in small groups to build their study skills and confidence. Good interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with students and teaching staff are important. 

The post holder will also support the students in non-teaching times to facilitate independent work.  They will be expected to maintain records and assist the student to organise their workload. The successful candidate will be well organised, able to remain calm under pressure and enjoy working as part of a team.  The post is line managed by the Director of SEND, and is part of a team of teachers and learning mentors.

More information

Below you will find more information about this role, including the job description, the person specification and information about Safeguarding, please read our Child Protection Policy.