Learning Support Mentor

Cambridge Regional College
Huntingdon, UK
29 Jul 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Cambridge Regional College has an exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Mentor to join our team at our campus in Huntingdon. You will join us on a part time, permanent basis working 22.5 hours per week (term time only) and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £18,318 - £20,413 per annum, pro rata (£9,503 - £10,590 actual ) plus benefits.

We are a large and inspirational centre of learning with Campuses in Cambridge and Huntingdon. We have outstanding teaching and leisure facilities and a reputation for excellence in a number of fields. Our campus facilities are among the best in the country.

CRC is a college to be proud of. With around 700 staff, 3,500 full-time students and 4,500 apprentices, the campus atmosphere is busy and vibrant. You will find a modern teaching environment with lots of energy and interaction. We strive to achieve very high standards of teaching with regular staff development. We are looking for individuals who are motivated to provide our learners with the very best experiences.

In return for joining as our Learning Support Mentor, you will be rewarded with great benefits including:

- Generous annual leave entitlement (increasing with length of service)

- Free use of on-site gym

- Free on-site car parking

- Discounted beauty/spa treatments in on-site salon

- Childcare vouchers (tax free benefit)

- Health Care - access to Occupational Health and free flu vaccinations

- On site canteen, restaurant and Costa Coffee outlet

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- Free independent telephone counselling service

- Discounted courses for you, your partner and your children

- Staff development opportunities

- Staff purchase scheme

About the role:

Cambridge Regional College is seeking a confident and motivated Learning Support Mentor to join our diverse and dynamic team.

You will work with teachers to raise the learning and attainment of young people while promoting their social inclusion, self-esteem and independence.

You will get the opportunity to support students in various vocational areas of the college and assist them to access the curriculum, participate in learning and fulfil their potential.

What we're looking for in our Learning Support Mentor:

You will need to be able to use your own initiative while out in support of learners, dealing with situations with tact and empathy. The need to be flexible in your approach is imperative.

You will need to be qualified to GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths and have experience of working with people with supportive learning needs.

In return we can offer you a vibrant and supportive environment within a team of multi-skilled professionals and mutually supportive colleagues.

Student success is paramount in our holistic approach and you will have the opportunity to see the impact of your support.

Closing date: Wednesday 31st July

If you would like to be part of our valued team to help young people reach their potential then please click 'apply' today to join the team as our new Learning Support Mentor - don't miss out, we'd love to hear from you!

Cambridge Regional College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, we expect all staff to share this commitment.

Please note that the College reserves the right to fill this vacancy ahead of the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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