Learning Mentor - Worthing College
Worthing College is a very popular college with over 1450 students. Our recent Ofsted inspection judged us to be ‘Good’ in every respect. Our mission is to inspire, build confidence and prepare our students to live the life they want to live and is underpinned by our strong desire to become outstanding in the near future. Above all Worthing College is a very friendly place with a strong sense of purpose, where teaching, learning and student success are second to none.
Background to the Post
We want to build a team of ambitious, committed and passionate people to support students’ learning at Worthing College. This opportunity for employment will provide excellent experience for anyone considering a career in education. Apprentices will have the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications which support possible progression to –
- A foundation degree e.g. for teaching assistants or supporting teaching and learning.
- Training and/or assessment against the Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) professional standards to achieve HLTA status.
- Level 4 qualifications in a relevant area.
- Those able to meet the initial teacher training entry requirements can go onto achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
Learning Mentor Apprentices will complete the requirements of the Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 apprenticeship framework and may be deployed to support -
- Students in their transition from school to college.
- Success on Level 2 courses (both GCSE and BTEC) through;
- One to one learning support.
- Small group learning support
- In class learning
- Development of independent learning habits
- Success on Level 3 courses
- Learning zone and learning resources centre activity
- Enhancing enrichment opportunities to support learning.
- Upgrade centre provision
- Internal progression
- Support students within the Library on a timetabled basis, this could include front of house duties.