Student Engagement Mentor

Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
£21,606 - £22,936 (FTE £23,982 – £25,458)
14 Jul 2021
27 Jul 2021
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Pastoral Department within the Student Experience Directorate at Kirklees College. The role is cross college and flexibility to travel to other college sites is required of the successful candidate.

To provide high quality pastoral support across the college, working with others to ensure appropriate plans and strategies are in place to support healthy social and emotional development. The successful candidate will promote positive behaviour using a restorative practice approach and offer a range of holistic support to ensure a rounded approach to support for students. All staff are required to promote and uphold the values of the college.

The ideal candidates will have previous experience of working with young people in an educational/ youth work or guidance capacity. You will have experience of advocating for young people and will need excellent communication skills, a commitment to the welfare of young people in education and be able to use own judgement and initiative in complex situations leading to a successful outcome.

The qualifications deemed essential for the post are a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C) and educated to Level 3 e.g. BTEC, NVQ, A-Level equivalent. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good, operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.

If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address. Please ensure that you check your 'Spam' or 'Junk' mailboxes, as sometimes emails can be diverted to these folders.

If you have any queries about this post please e-mail: 

Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please apply via the link.

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