Casual Learning Mentor, Leeds

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Leeds College of BuildingLeeds

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15.23 or £17.61 per hour dependant on qualifications
Contract term: Permanent



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Hours: variable   

Salary: £15.23 or £17.61 per hour dependant on qualifications  

The Inclusive Learning Service at Leeds College of Building is currently looking to appoint a Part time Learning Mentor to work with students who require extra help to realise their potential.  

The role is varied and challenging and will include:   

• Promoting positive behaviour through restorative practice and emotional coaching  

• Supporting the development of study and personal organisation skills  

• Partnership working with vocational tutors and the Maths and English team 

• Providing help with revision and portfolio building 

• Promoting and developing Inclusive and person centred practice across the college 

• Representing the service and helping create an innovative and thought leading provision 

• Working in a range of learning environments to develop vocational and employability skills.  

Ideally you will have experience of working with students who experience barriers to learning in a post 16 setting.  You will have a good understanding of the principles of inclusion and be committed to providing person centred support in partnership with other educational professionals and agencies.  Experience of working with young people with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties or who have EHCP’s would be an advantage.  You should have achieved Level 2 Literacy & Numeracy or equivalent as well as Level 3 literacy OR Numeracy or equivalent. 

In return we offer an excellent benefits package which, for this post, includes an excellent pension scheme, opportunities for flexible working and access to training and development.  

Closing date:  Monday 19 November 2018 at 12 noon    

Please note this position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.    

The College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is also committed to the ‘Prevent Duty’ and the requirement to prevent people being drawn into terrorism and expects all staff to share these commitments.

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More about Leeds College of Building
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: North Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7QT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 222 6000
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Following incorporation on 1 April 1993, the College became independent of the Local Education Authority and is now mainly funded, approximately (75%) directly through the Learning and Skills Council (LS...