Coventry College

Learning Mentor (1.3 FTE)

Coventry, West Midlands
£19,370 - £20,555 per annum FTE for 38 weeks (the salary will be pro rata’d for part time hours)
09 Oct 2018
18 Oct 2018
Job Level
Contract Type

Term Time Only (38 weeks).

Are you a pro-active, enthusiastic and a personable individual?  Do you have experience in working with people within an educational organisation? If so we have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Learning Mentor. We have 1.3 FTE vacancies available and part time hours will be considered. 

In this pivotal role you will enable staff to refer students to a team of appropriately skilled staff when they become at risk of withdrawing or being withdrawn and becoming NEET.

You will work with students ensuring plans and support are in place to address barriers to learning. You will also develop relationships with a range of external partners to ensure students are supported out of college hours by a range of professionals appropriate to their needs.

About You

Educated to Level 2 in English and Maths you will also have level 3 safeguarding qualification and a professional qualification in youth work, teaching, careers or guidance.

You will have experience of mentoring a caseload of young people and setting targets which address barriers to learning and support achievement. 

Experience of supporting young people with challenging behaviours/attitudes, you will have the ability to raise aspirations and motivate learners to achieve and attend College.

About Us

On 1 August 2017, City College and Henley College merged to become Coventry College. This is an exciting period of change for us as we look to offer our students the best possible learning opportunities and outcomes. 

We offer exceptional teaching and learning, excellent work experience placements and opportunities for students to develop independently as well as meeting the needs of employers.

Why join our team?

Our excellent facilities, strong partnerships with major employers and universities, as well as excellent international relationships make us a sought-after place to study for thousands of young people and adults.

Benefits include 30 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays and an attractive local government pension scheme.

Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post.

The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

We are actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the College community. We value our diverse College community and are actively committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of College life.  Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share these commitments.

To apply, please return the attached application form via the Apply link. We do not accept CV's. Applications will only be considered from candidates who complete the application form.