Graduate Youth Support Mentor

  • Temporary
  • Bolton
  • £425 - 475 per week

Connex - Manchester

Graduate Youth Support Mentor


£400 – £475 per week 

Full-time, Permanent 

September 2024 or earlier

About the Role

Connex Education is partnering with a thriving secondary school in Bolton, to appoint several graduate Youth Support Mentors for the new academic year. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a welcoming and supportive staff team dedicated to easing the transition in the new academic year for pupils across KS3/KS4.

About the School

Our partner school is renowned in the local area for its supportive environment and thriving community. Conveniently accessible via major motorway links and nearby bus/tram routes, the school prides itself on fostering a nurturing atmosphere for both staff and students.

Roles and responsibilities:

As a Graduate Youth Support Mentor, you will mentor and support pupils with teaching and learning in a range of subjects, from in class support, after school clubs and smaller group sessions. Your role will involve:

– Supporting teaching and learning in class and smaller groups throughout the school day.

– Working across a range of subjects targeted for identified pupils.

– Assisting children with English as an Additional Language (EAL), Special Educational Needs (SEN), or Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges.

-You will work closely with the Head of Year and Assistant Headteacher to ensure a smooth transition for the pupils.

Benefits of Working with Connex Education

– Competitive weekly pay through PAYE.

– Free access to our SEND Toolkit skills development package with over 19 courses.

– Opportunities to complete funded formal qualifications, including Level 2 SEND, Level 3 Teaching and Learning, Level 4 HLTA, and Level 5 TEFL.

– Career progression through our Care to Classroom setting conversion course.

– Wellbeing programs and refresher training for modern classroom environments.

– Trainee teacher apprenticeship opportunities.

Essential requirements:

– Experience working with children within an education setting or similar.

– Previous experience working with SEN is highly advantageous.

– Graduates from all subject specialisms welcome, previous experience working with children and young people is essential.

– Current DBS on the update service or willingness to obtain a new one.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this exciting Youth Support Mentor role in North Manchester, please apply via the links provided or contact the Manchester Team on 0161 518 9000 for further information.

All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks, including a DBS check. Connex Education Partnership is committed to equal opportunities, respecting and valuing cultural and religious diversity, and assessing all candidates on merit alone.

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