Youth Mentor

Location Telford
Discipline: College, SEN Education
Employment type: Full Time
Salary: £24000 per annum
Contact name: Paul Marsden

Contact email:
Job ref: 6410
Published: 28 days ago

Youth Mentor

Location: Based in Telford (but with travel to other boroughs for pick-ups, you may also be required to visit our sites in South Yorkshire for training and development as needed)
Hours: Full time (9am-5pm Mon-Fri)
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Contract Term: Permanent
Start Date: September 2024

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? We are looking for a supportive and nurturing person to join our Telford team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award winning nationally recognised organisation that strives to make education accessible for learners who have struggled to cope in mainstream.

Some of the perks of working at The Really NEET Project

- 10 weeks’ paid holiday per year (during school holidays)
- Vitality Health package (with no employee excess to pay on claims)
- Royal London Pension Scheme
- 45p per mile for any work related journeys
- Minimal teaching hrs with small group sizes compared to mainstream education settings
- Dedicated time allocated for planning time, innovation and creativity

Who will I be changing the lives of?

All of our learners have an Educational, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and as a result all have some level of additional need. Some of the most common areas of need that we see are Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH), Autism (ASC), and ADHD although we work with learners with a much broader range of needs.

We currently have projects in Rotherham, Barnsley, London and The Midlands.

Main Responsibilities

- To provide support for teaching staff in group teaching sessions, focusing on Maths, English, Occupational Studies and PSD and careers
- To deliver the NCFE Creative Crafts qualification for 1.5 hours per week with the addition of sufficient planning and preparation time
- To deliver one-to-one or two-to-one sessions with individual learners as and when it is required (on and off-site)
- You may be asked to run PSD/careers sessions with guidance, either on a one to one or group basis
- To offer support to all our young people, including those with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)
- To assist teaching staff in the preparation of materials and programmes of work
- To support with planning and participating in Really NEET engagement activities
- To write Behaviour Support Plans for all students and keeping them updated
- To support students who wish to get their CSCS card and driving licence etc
- To support in finding work experience, employment and onward progression opportunities for students
- Identifying and supporting positive transition and progression pathways for young people
- To maintain a work experience and employment display board

If you want to work somewhere that values both its staff and its learners, then Really NEET would welcome your application.

For more information on this role and our organisation please visit our website.

Please note that we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our learners and expect all those who work with us to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS Enhanced Clearance check (Disclosure and Barring Service) and complete a Self Disclosure.

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