Learning Mentor, Gloucestershire

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Cheltenham CollegeGloucestershire

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,000-£22,000
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Mentor 

Required for September 2019, the Learning Support department is seeking to appoint a Learning Mentor. This would be an ideal role for somebody considering a role in teaching. 

The Learning Mentor will work with pupils on both a one-to one and small-group basis, offering study skills support and developing pupils’ literacy skills. The postholder will also assist with the running of revision clinics and invigilation of internal exams.

The successful candidate will be able to support and motivate young people, communicate effectively with pupils, colleagues and parents and be proactive in encouraging pupils to access the support provisions which are available to them.

The Learning Mentor will also support pupils pastorally by being a tutor to a number of pupils in year 9, 10 or 11. As tutor, they will deliver the Floreat wellbeing programme to their tutees and also meet with tutees for fortnightly reflections meetings. 

Initiative, flexibility and the ability to relate to young people are essential.

The role is full time during College term time (33 weeks). 

Hours of work are 11am to 8pm.  

How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application and covering letter, electronically, to: recruitment@cheltenhamcollege.org 

Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 17th July and interviews are planned for Monday, 22 July.

Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.

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More about Cheltenham College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7LD, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1242 265600
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