Plumpton College

Outreach Learning Mentor

Plumpton, Lewes
£18,004 - £20,283 per annum pro rata
14 Oct 2021
01 Nov 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team on a part -time basis (22.5 hours per week), working closely with our Head of Inclusive Learning and Development to adopt innovative approaches to support young people transition back into education and take next steps to FE.  This position is offered on a fixed term basis until 19th August 2022.

Whether you’re a Qualified Teacher, Unqualified Teacher, Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), Teaching Assistant (TA), Home Tutor, Learning Mentor or Support Worker, we would like to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with 16-19 years old with or without an EHC plan that have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) including; SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) Difficulties, and/or Specific Learning difficulties. As an Outreach Mentor, you will be expected to develop a good rapport with young people in order to support them effectively at home or on site with transition. You will, therefore, need to have an excellent understanding of SEND and have strong behaviour management skills.  Training and support will be provided.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you!

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday (pro rata) plus bank holidays, and up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, cycle to work scheme, free access to on-site gym, Employee Assistance Programme and a range of staff discounts.

Closing date for applications: 1st November 2021 at 9 am

Interviews will be held : 4th November 2021

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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