Learning Support Mentor

Location Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 9 months ago
Start Date 03/12/2018
Contact David Graham
Job Ref NEW0002302_1542977281

Job Description

Learning Support Assistant

Various Northern Ireland

Dungannon, Warrenpoint, Carlingford, South Cavan (Cootehill, Bailaborough, Ballyjamesduff/Virgina)


The Client:

Our client is a leader in the provision of specialised training for those unsure about their career and who require guidance and support.

The Role:

To provide a support service to young people who require support whilst participating on the Training for Success or Apprenticeships NI Programme as agreed with the Disability Support Services Co-ordinator.

If the role involves supporting the young person to achieve an Essential Skills (numeracy, literacy, ICT) qualification a supplementary sheet of duties will be provided. To carry out administrative duties required.

This role may involve the post holder to work outside normal working hours to include weekends and evenings.


Qualifications Required

  • 5 G.C.S.E's at Grade C or equivalent to include English and Maths.

Experience Required

  • At least 1 year experience in a similar role
  • Experience in planning, delivery and evaluation of learning activities for individuals and groups
  • Experience of working in an education environment.


  • Candidates with BSL (British Sign Language) & with Note taking experience.
  • The ability to use reading, writing, communication, spelling and grammar strategies to improve literacy skills.
  • Knowledge of the Essential Skills Numeracy, Literacy and ICT qualifications from entry level-level 2.
  • Ability to use ICT as a learning tool and for record keeping.
  • Training would be desirable in the following areas Safeguarding, Autism, Asperger's, ADHD, Dyslexia or SEBD.

In Return:

  • An opportunity to gain experience with a progressive, growing and innovative company

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