Learning Mentor

Leeds College of Building
15 Sep 2020
20 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Part Time


Internal Ref: 0260

Hours: 28 Hours per week (40 weeks per year)

Salary: £21,469 - £24,706 per annum pro-rata

As an award-winning college, we are looking for exceptional staff to join our team. We truly value our support staff who have a key role in supporting and developing our students.

The Inclusive Learning Service at Leeds College of Building is currently looking to appoint a Learning Mentor to work with students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities who require extra help to realise their potential. The role is varied and challenging and will include:

  • Using a range of targeted interventions and coaching strategies to help students enjoy, achieve and progress at College
  • Supporting the development of study and personal organisation skills in the context of SEND
  • Assessing students’ needs using person-centred conversations and following the Assess Plan Do Review cycle
  • Supporting tutors to develop and provide reasonable adjustments for their students
  • Promoting and developing inclusive and person-centred practice across the college
  • Representing the ILS team and helping to promote support strategies across college

Ideally you will have experience of working with students who experience barriers to learning in a post 16 setting. You will have a good understanding of the principles of inclusion and be committed to providing personalised support in partnership with other educational professionals and agencies. Experience of working with young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties or who have EHCPs would be an advantage.

It is essential that you possess Level 3 qualifications in English or Maths.

In return we offer a warm and welcoming college with outstanding facilities and an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • A well-respected occupational pension scheme (West Yorkshire Pension Fund)
  • Free parking at all of our College sites (on a first come, first served basis)
  • Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working
  • Superb opportunities for training and development

So, if you’d like to be part of a unique organisation that supports one of the largest and most diverse employment sectors in the UK, we’d love to hear from you.

Please note that all applications should be completed online. Please visit the vacancies section of our website at www.lcb.ac.uk. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Friday 18th September 2020

Please note this position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is also committed to the ‘Prevent Duty’ and the requirement to prevent people being drawn into terrorism and expects all staff to share these commitments.