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Learning Mentor (x2)


£17,793 - £20,544 per annum, pro rata


Permanent, Term Time Only



Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

013 - 018 (qualification bar at point 13)

Responsible To

Learning Mentor Co-ordinator


Bede Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form College

Overall Purpose

Post Ref: 6055, Permanent, Part Time, 24 hours, Term time only (35 weeks), £17,793 – £20,544 per annum, pro rata (qualification bar at £17,793).

The Learning Support Department is seeking to appoint enthusiastic, experienced and qualified members of staff to provide learning mentor support for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, assisting them to overcome their barriers to learning and to integrate them into the College environment.

Successful candidates will have a relevant care, learner support or youth qualification at least to NVQ level 2 (or equivalent).  You will also be required to hold a relevant level 3 qualification or be willing to work towards.  You will have experience of working in a supported environment, or in classroom support and an awareness of responsibilities under disability discrimination legislation and the need for client confidentiality.

You will also have a good standard of verbal and written communication and will work flexibly as part of a team who deliver this service throughout the College.  An expectation of working additional hours is a requirement of the post (up to 37 hours per week).

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.  We are big advocates of diversity so applications are welcome from anyone who’s suitably qualified.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies  alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by Friday 02 November 2018 at 12 noon.

 It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 12th November 2018

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.    


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