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Student Support Mentors

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary Up to £12.71 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Lesley-Anne Fitzgerald
Job Ref NIC0000878_1573663855

Job Description

Grafton Recruitment are working in partnership with a large public sector organisation to recruit a temporary Student Support Mentors to start ASAP for a duration of 8 Months.

Pay rate: £12.71 per hour

Location: All campuses - The role may be based at any of the Colleges locations, and there may a requirement to travel between sites.

Hours: Mon - Fri (9.00am - 5.00pm)

To guide and support learners with additional support needs including students with disabilities, learning difficulties and medical conditions in the organisation of their College work, through devised strategies that will assist them in completing and achieving their chosen qualification. Enable learners to develop skills to study, complete research, assignments and course work.

Essential Criteria

  • EITHER Hold a Level 5 qualification or above (e.g.HND, Foundation Degree) PLUS have a minimum of 1years' experience of working one to one with young people or adults in a supportive or post-primary educational environment

    OR

  • Hold a Level 4 qualification (e.g. HNC) PLUS have a minimum of 2 years' experience of working one to one with young people or adults in a supportive or post-primary educational environment

    GCSE English Language (Grades A-C) OR Essential skills level 2 or higher in Communication, or equivalent

    GCSE Mathematics (Grades A-C) OR Essential Skills Level 2 or higher in Application of Number, OR NICATS Access Maths Modules

Duties



  • Responsibility for the mentoring of learners as directed by the Student Support team



  • Supervise, support and assist learners to develop independent study skills through the use of equipment, sourcing suitable research materials, explain set work, help solve problems and explore different approaches to learning;



  • Under the direction of the Student Support team, support students in the organisation/ management of their work to meet course deadlines/course work schedules, etc.;



  • Be familiar with curriculum programmes and course regulations to ensure best practice;



  • Maintain an awareness of health and safety at all times and ensure that students are aware of safe practices and procedures;



  • Regularly update the Student Support team regarding relevant issues;



  • Use ICT appropriately in maintenance of effective and efficient records;



  • Attend meetings and assist in the completion of actions stemming from these



  • Maintain accurate records of mentoring work and to make these available as requested;



  • Preparation of relevant documentation e.g. timesheets and all other administrative duties associated with the role;



  • Carry out other duties appropriate to the grade and role assigned.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Access NI Disclosure check at a cost of £18/£33. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Lesley-Anne Fitzgerald will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

**PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE MAY BE FILLED VERY QUICKLY BUT WE WILL KEEP YOUR DETAILS ON FILE FOR ANY FUTURE ROLES THAT COME THROUGH THAT YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN**

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