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
14 Apr 2021 07:32
14 May 2021 09:00
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Special Education Needs (SEN) / Supported Learning, Student / Learner Services
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 individual to join our team on a part -time basis, working 3 days per week on a full-time fixed term contract basis (until July 2022). 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 Further Education.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with 14-19 years old with or without an Education Healthcare Plan (EHCP) 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’d 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.

Plumpton College has been on an upward curve in terms of quality and curriculum development for the last four years, and we’ve developed a national reputation for our progressive approach. We achieve and maintain consistently impressive student outcomes, offer a broad, innovative curriculum and our student numbers have increased. We also have a perfect natural environment and outstanding facilities. Apply now! What are you waiting for?

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: Wednesday 28th April at 9.00am  

Interviews will be held: Thursday 6th May 2021

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