Learning Support Mentor, Cambridgeshire

£18, 913 - £19,387 per annum plus benefits

Posted 3 weeks ago | ref: 279793

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You’re looking for a new permanent position at a Further Education College as a Learning Support Mentor.
 
You’re passionate about making a difference in the lives of students, and you have the skills and dedication to support a visually impaired student in their educational journey.
 
You’ll join a supportive and dynamic working environment and a team of multi-skilled professionals and supportive colleagues.
 
Your primary role will be to support a visually impaired student by taking electronic notes, ensuring they have access to all teaching materials, and assisting them generally to access the curriculum, resulting in the student being able to participate fully in their learning experience and achieve their full potential.
 
You’ll also collaborate with teachers and the Specialist team to support the student’s learning and academic progress, and will promote the student’s social inclusion, self-esteem, and independence.
 
You’ll use your initiative to move the student to independence with tact and empathy by adopting a flexible approach to meet the student’s needs.
 
You’ll hold GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths and also  ideally have experience working with people with SEND.
 
You have excellent communication, time management, and organisational skills and a strong command of English, including spelling and grammar.
 
You’re aware of the needs of students with visual impairments, and are  reliable, punctual, and resilient.
 
£18, 913 – £19,387 per annum
 
Benefits include:

  • Generous holiday leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Discounted rates on Apple products
  • Free gym membership option and discounted classes
  • BUPA Health Expenses cash plan and Occupational Health services
  • Free car parking
  • On site restaurants, retail and coffee outlets 

If this sounds like you, click apply or ask for Dom when calling 01159111100!

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.

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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.

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