Outreach Learning Mentor

Plumpton College
Plumpton, Lewes [East Sussex] BN7 3AE
£18,004 - £20,283 Per Year, 26 days holiday (pro rata), local government pension scheme, staff incentives
22 Mar 2021 15:55
21 Apr 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Special Education Needs (SEN) / Supported Learning
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
Organisational Type
Land-based College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Outreach Learning Mentor

We have an exciting opportunity for an Outreach Learning Mentor to join our team on a part -time basis, working 3 days per week on a fixed term contract basis until 31st August 2021. Working closely with our Head of Inclusive Learning and Development the successful candidate will adopt innovative approaches to support young people transition back into education and take next steps to FE.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with 14-19 years old with or without an EHC plan that have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) including; SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) Difficulties, and/or Specific Learning difficulties. As an Outreach Mentor, you will be expected to develop a good rapport with young people in order to support them effectively at home or on site with transition. You will, therefore, need to have an excellent understanding of SEND, be dynamic and proactive and have strong behaviour management skills.

Whether you’re a Qualified Teacher, Unqualified Teacher, Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), Teaching Assistant (TA), Home Tutor, Learning Mentor or Support Worker, we would like to hear from you.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, free on-site parking and additional staff benefits.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you!

To apply please complete an application form and return it to recruitment@plumpton.ac.uk or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website www.plumpton.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications: Monday 29th March 2021 at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: Wednesday 31st March 2021


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