Employability Mentor

Oaklands College
Welwyn Garden City [Hertfordshire]
£13,988 - £13,988 Per Year, Salary progression after 6 month probation
19 Mar 2021 10:40
11 Apr 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant, Adviser
Employability / Functional Skills
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Employability Mentor

Part Time 22.5 hours per week (work pattern to be agreed)

Working hours; Monday – Thursday - 8:30am – 5:00pm and Fridays 8:30am – 4:30pm

Term Time Only 40 weeks

Starting Salary £13,988 per annum – salary pro rata from £25,433. Salary progression after 6 month probation

Based at the Welwyn Garden City Campus with some travel in and around the Hertfordshire region required.

This is a part time, term time only contract - when the students are on holiday, so are you! You will be paid each month even though you will only be required to work 40 weeks per year.

We are looking for a student focused Employability Mentor who will ensure that students have access to work experience and industry placements, employability and personal development guidance to support their achievement and future progression. Providing information, advice and guidance that encourages students to make informed choices and understand what they need to do in order to reach and succeed in their chosen career.

The successful applicant will engage with employers to source work and industry placements, whilst undertaking one to one and group sessions with students. This is coupled with meaningful and relevant opportunities to develop their knowledge, skills and attributes needed to make successful choices in order to reach their goals and aspirations.

You will liaise with curriculum areas and engage with a wide range of employers, to support the careers, information advice and guidance strategy.

To be considered for the role you need to demonstrate you hold the following;

  • Good standard of education. Minimum requirement Level 2 ICT, English and Mathematics
  • Experience of working with young people and/or employers

Please refer to the attached job description for more details.

Closing Date: Sunday 11th April – Early applications as advised as the advert may close before the closing date.

Interview date; Remote interview via Microsoft teams on Friday 16th April


• Generous Salary

• Automatic entry into the Local government pension scheme

• Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.

• Free onsite parking

• Subsidised onsite restaurant

• A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.

• Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students.

• Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates.


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