Curriculum Support Mentor

Hours of work: 18.5 hours per week

Duration: Fixed term until 31 July 2023.

Location: Wakefield College & Castleford College

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Curriculum Support Mentor to join our passionate Foundation Learning team, supporting learners with additional learning needs.  You will work with small groups or individual learners to set personal targets and plan activities that will support them to make the progress they need to meet these targets. Targets may be around independent living skills, personal and social development, community awareness and transitioning on to further study.  Using College systems, you will plan and schedule meetings with individual students to monitor and review their progression and achievement.

You should hold GCSE A*- C / 9 – 4 or Level 2 equivalent in English and maths and have experience of supporting students within an educational environment. In addition, you should have excellent communication and organisational skills.  We are looking for someone who is supportive, engaging and has the ability to motivate and inspire young people to succeed and achieve their full potential.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for and would like to join us, please click ‘Apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you.

For further details about this opportunity, please refer to the job description and person specification above. 

Benefits include:

- Generous Annual Leave (30 days annual leave (pro rata) + bank holidays + 5 College closure days)

- Personal and Professional Development opportunities

- Good Pension Scheme

- Access to employee assistance programme

- A wide range of high street discounts (retail, supermarkets and restaurants)

- Discounted Metro Card Scheme

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Annual Staff Recognition Awards

Closing date: Friday 25 November 2022

Interview date: Wednesday 7 December 2022

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.