Learning Support Mentors, Cambridgeshire

£18,779 - £19,387 Per annum (Pro rata if part-time)

Posted 2 weeks ago | ref: 277160

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Job Title: Learning Support Mentor


East of England, Cambridgeshire

Job Type:

Permanent Term time only, Both Full-time and Part-time positions available

Positions are within various departments of the College.

Primary Industry:

Education and Training


£18,779 – £19,387 Per annum (Pro rata if part-time)


  • 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
  • On site restaurants, retail and coffee outlets
  • Free independent telephone counselling service with our Employee Assistant Programme
  • Staff Development opportunities

Job Duties:

  • 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths
  • Experience working with children or young adults
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team


Minimum of GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths


  • Experience working with lecturers to raise the learning and attainment of young people while promoting their social inclusion, self-esteem and independence
  • Be able to use your own initiative while out in support of learners, dealing with situations with tact and empathy.
  • To be flexible in your approach is imperative.
  • Ideally have experience of working with people with SEND

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of different learning needs and strategies to support them
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, teachers, and parents
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Level 2 or 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • First Aid certification


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As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.