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Learning Mentor - Part Time

Learning Mentor (Temporary Contract)

Location: Multiple locations, including on-site at our Education Hub and outreach in local schools

Contract Type: Temporary (Part-time, until end of July with potential for additional hours)

Pay: £12.52 ph approx 12 hours plus pw


About Us: At Safer Recruitment Company, we are dedicated to providing supportive and transformative education experiences for young people facing challenges in their educational journey. We are currently looking for a dynamic and compassionate Learning Mentor to join our team on a temporary basis. This role will be instrumental in guiding and supporting our students both at our dedicated Education Hub and through outreach initiatives in local schools.

The Role: As a Learning Mentor, you will play a crucial role in the personal and academic development of young people who require additional support. You will help them overcome barriers to learning, engage in educational activities, and achieve their full potential. The ideal candidate will be energetic, empathetic, and passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of young people.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one mentoring and group support to students KS2, Ks3 & Ks4, who are facing educational challenges.
  • Develop and implement effective strategies that cater to individual learning needs and promote educational engagement.
  • Act as a positive role model and advocate for students, helping them develop confidence, skills, and resilience.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to ensure a cohesive support network.
  • Participate in both hub-based and outreach mentoring sessions in various local schools.
  • Monitor and record student progress, adapting strategies as needed to maximise effectiveness.


  • Experience in mentoring, teaching, or working with young people, particularly those with additional needs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to connect with students and inspire trust and confidence.
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations with discretion and a commitment to student welfare.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic, ideally with an interest in sports, as physical activities may be part of the engagement strategy.
  • Enhanced DBS check required prior to commencement.


  • Qualifications in education, child psychology, Art therapy , or related fields.
  • Previous experience in an educational setting or working with young people in a similar role.


  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • Opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of young people.
  • Supportive and inclusive team environment.

If you are passionate about education and want to help young people overcome challenges to succeed, we would love to hear from you. Please submit Application Form and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role.

How to Apply: Submit your application to including and a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this role.

Deadline for applications: 19th May 2024 (this may be close sooner if the right person is found)

We follow safer recruitment and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS checks, 2 references including your most recent employer.