Learning Support Mentor

  • Job Reference: CAMR169747
  • Date Posted: 23 February 2024
  • Employer: Cambridge Regional College
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £15,000 to £20,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Cambridge Regional College are currently recruiting for a Learning Support Mentor to join our Service Industries department. Service Industries consists of Culinary Arts, Hair, Beauty and Makeup. Learners not only work towards qualifications but run commercial activity in great realistic working environments that mimic Industry.

As part of your role. you will work with lecturers 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 all areas of the service industries department and assist them to access the curriculum, participate in learning and fulfil their potential.

The primary duties, tasks and responsibilities of this job role are to:

  • Empower young people to achieve their personalised learning outcomes, including Education, Health and Care Plan outcomes and targets.
  • Adaptation of class resources in order to ensure students are able to access learning materials, i.e. enlarging text, modifying carrier language, etc.
  • Support students with the delivery of therapy interventions e.g. Physiotherapy and Speech and Language Therapy following guidance and programmes set out by appropriate professional.
  • To work directly with young people to review their support needs, following the internal college processes.
  • Undertake appropriate training and development as agreed with the Learning Support Manager.

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 ideally have experience of working with people with SEND.

Just some of the rewards you can benefit from joining our staff, include:

- Generous holiday leave entitlement plus bank holidays

- Generous pension scheme

- Discounted rates on Apple products

- Free gym membership option and discounted classes

- Discounted rates on college courses

- BUPA Health Expenses cash plan and Occupational Health services

- Free on-site car parking

- Exclusive discounts for high street and online stores with Rewards@CRC

- On site restaurants, retail and coffee outlets (Costa Coffee at Cambridge Campus and Starbucks at Huntingdon Campus)

- Free independent telephone counselling service with our Employee Assistant Programme

- Staff Development opportunities.

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

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).

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