Education and Wellbeing Mentor

Stoke Gifford, City of Bristol
£20,478 pro rata per annum (actual Salary: £17,315.36)
15 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

WISE Campus – supporting Sport & Public Services curriculum area.

Term-Time Only (38 weeks per year).

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College has an excellent reputation for delivering further education and work-based programmes in a range of subjects – from business to sport, engineering to media, GCSE’s and A Levels to degree level courses.

Our experienced and passionate staff work hard to help our students achieve their personal challenges and career goals. We are proud of SGS and committed to making the College the best it can be. We are currently working hard to achieve “Outstanding” status after being classified as “Good” in our first inspection.

SGS College’s Wellbeing Service & Student Union, have an exciting opportunity for an Education & Wellbeing Mentor to join the team.

The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with a specified curriculum faculty to provide pastoral support to an agreed caseload of “at risk” learners in order to maintain their attendance and maximize their progress and achievement. You will liaise with a range of internal college functions and external agencies to secure appropriate pastoral support.

You will deliver individual support to the learners to improve engagement in learning, remove barriers to learning, improve attainment, improve resilience and promote self-confidence by supporting their emotional, social, mental health and well-being.

Working closely as a team, you will ensure that the provision of pastoral & safeguarding support is delivered to the highest standard, meeting the needs of the learners consistently and equitably, in line with College Strategic Priorities.

You will need experience of working with a wide range of learners from different ages and backgrounds who may not be easy to engage, and may have a range of barriers to their learning. You will also need to be trained and have experience of working in Safeguarding Children, Young people and Vulnerable Adults.

If you are interested in this position please complete a SGS College - Application Form and return it via the link.

Expected Interview Date: Monday 5 November 2018

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.