Yeovil College has been on an exceptional journey over the last seven years. Our College community is completely aligned, great people pulling in the same direction, who are making amazing things happen. Outcomes for learners that are some of the best in the Country, high financial performance which is enabling choices and the delivery of an exceptional student experience. Interconnected with our business community, we are focused on supplementing their prosperity for all of our benefit.
Yeovil as the principal town of South Somerset is set in beautiful countryside close to the wider South West and all of its benefits, making for a fulfilling work/life balance.
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Pastoral Learning Mentor to join our amazing Student Experience team, you will need to have a good work ethic, be a team player, have the ability to motivate in a supportive way as well as facilitate young people to overcome barriers to learning or achieving goals such as health, mental health, disability and social/economic disadvantages.
This role is to primarily support students 121 or in small groups including signposting them to the relevant internal support and/or external agency/agencies, as well as providing pastoral support to remove barriers to learning so that learners achieve and reach their full potential. You will also be required to support learners through transitions, attend meetings with external agencies and other stakeholders and other key roles set out in the job description.
This role is offered as part time, 18 hours a week - all year round. Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays however actual working days can be negotiable for the right candidate.
- Generous holiday entitlement (Plus bank holidays and Christmas closure)
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Access to free staff car park
- On-going professional development
- Discount at high street and on-line retailers
Please ensure that your application is completed in full, listing all qualifications from secondary school up to the most recent qualifications gained and a full employment history is stated from school until present day.
Yeovil College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Potential applicants should be aware that all successful applicants will need to agree to an enhanced DBS check. Yeovil College follows the DBS Code of Practice which is available from the DBS website.