Luminate Education Group

Attendance And Progress Mentor (LUM133/161)

Keighley, West Yorkshire
£20,987 - £22,200 pa
31 Mar 2023
14 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role

The Learner Experience Department at Keighley College is responsible for supporting the personal development of students alongside developing behaviours and attitudes within education and for future employment / life opportunities.

The Department works across all curriculum areas in College directly delivering services such as financial support, safeguarding and mental health support and wellbeing support.

The Team are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual in the role of Attendance and Progress Mentor to work within the curriculum department of Manufacturing and Digital Technology. The team are responsible for monitoring attendance, supporting student development, motivating learners to achieve to ensure every learner is successful and overcome barriers to learning.

What You Will Do

  • Monitor and track learner attendance, identifying barriers to learning and supporting interventions for learner progress.
  • Carry out student progress reviews, setting targets for students to achieve.
  • Work with teaching staff to support the achievement of excellent outcomes for each student.
  • Support vocational departments with learners identified as "At Risk" of leaving their study programme and achieving their potential.
  • Give extra encouragement, coaching and pastoral support to all students inside and outside the classroom.

About You

  • We are looking for a friendly and approachable team player with experience of working in further education supporting young people particularly those from a disengaged / disadvantaged background. 
  • You will be familiar with multi agency working across teams and departments (internal and external) to best support young people
  • You will have knowledge and understanding of barriers to learning and strategies to overcome these.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work effectively in a team based environment.


There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
  • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
  • Academic 37 days
  • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

Keighley College has excellent modern facilities and provides a professional and friendly environment. We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of our students. Our core purpose is to improve the life chances of our learners. We are passionate about helping our students to achieve their goals. We have state-of-the-art facilities in a central location, close to public transport links and great industry connections.

Choosing to work for Keighley College means that you will be part of an enterprising, inclusive, inspiring, collaborative, empowering, and dynamic environment. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Keighley College. 

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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