Learning Mentor

Lewisham, London
Date Posted: 04 Jun 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Learning Mentor

Lewisham, London

Join Our Team as a Learning Mentor at a Mainstream Secondary School in Lewisham!

Are you passionate about supporting young minds to reach their full potential? Do you thrive in a dynamic educational environment where every day brings new challenges and opportunities for growth? If so, we want you to be part of our dedicated team as a Learning Mentor.

Role: Learning Mentor
Location: Mainstream Secondary School, Lewisham
Start Date: Immediate
Duration: Full-time, Long-term (until the end of the academic year)
Salary: Competitive, Dependent on Experience

About Us:
Our school in Lewisham is committed to providing a nurturing and inclusive environment where every student can excel academically, socially, and emotionally. As a Learning Mentor, you'll play a crucial role in helping us achieve this mission.


  • Previous experience working with children or young people, preferably in an educational setting
  • Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update service
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Empathy, patience, and a genuine desire to make a positive difference in students' lives
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teachers, parents, and external agencies


  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students, addressing their individual learning needs and helping them overcome challenges
  • Implement and monitor behaviour management strategies, promoting positive behaviour and creating a safe and respectful learning environment
  • Support the academic progress of students, including assisting with homework, revision, and exam preparation
  • Foster positive relationships with students, offering guidance, encouragement, and emotional support as needed
  • Liaise with teachers, parents, and external support services to ensure a coordinated approach to student support
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and interventions, and contribute to the overall assessment and reporting process

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young people
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Competitive salary package based on experience

If you're ready to embark on a rewarding journey in education and become an integral part of our school community, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join us as a Learning Mentor and help shape the future of our students in Lewisham.

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