The Manchester College has many Campus across Greater Manchester, each with its own specialist cutting-edge facilities within a friendly and supportive environment. We are the largest Further Education College in the UK providing education and training to a wide range of learners.
We have an exciting opportunity to join us as a Student Mentor on a fixed term (1 year), full time (37 hours per week) basis.
The purpose of this role is to support and develop the personal, social and health education of learners within a specific business unit, for all age groups. This includes using action plans and target setting, alongside utilising internal and external support agencies.
To support the achievement of the programme of study, and encourage progression routes into a desired employment sector.
To prepare learners for employment and active citizenship within society beyond their time at The Manchester College.
To do this successfully you'll need:
Level 2 qualifications in English and Mathematics or equivalent.
Qualified to at least level 4 in Mentoring, Youth Work, Counselling or Advice & Guidance.
Have experience of supporting learners in an educational setting, preferably Further Education and Higher Education.
Have experience working with 16+ students, including adults
Have experience in providing support for academic and personal, social and health development
The Manchester College provides education for a large number of Looked After Young People and Care Leavers.
The successful candidate will be working closely with care experienced young people in order to remove barriers to learning and facilitate social/personal development.
This role is based across multiple campuses and will involve liaising with social workers, key workers, virtual schools and internal support teams.
The Manchester College is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We have also recently been awarded the Investors in Diversity award.
If you feel you could make a difference in this rewarding and growing sector, apply today on www.tmc.ac.uk/vacancies
All applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the Key Responsibilities, Key Result Areas and Qualifications/Skills/Experience detailed within the job description for shortlisting purposes.
Salaries are based on skills, qualifications and experience. All salaries are subject to job evaluation.
In return you will benefit from an excellent package including a favourable Pension scheme, Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to work scheme and Simply Health scheme.
The closing date for this job advert is 05/10/2021 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!