Learning Mentor

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

Learning Mentor

Southwark, London

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

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on young lives? Do you thrive in a dynamic educational environment? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Position: Learning Mentor

Location: Southwark, London

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: Full-time, Long-term (Until the end of the academic year)

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

About Us:

At our esteemed mainstream secondary school in Southwark, we believe in nurturing the potential of every student. We're dedicated to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment where every individual can thrive academically, emotionally, and socially.


As a Learning Mentor, you'll play a pivotal role in supporting the holistic development of our students. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Providing one-on-one or small group support to students who require additional assistance with their learning or social-emotional development.
  2. Implementing tailored intervention strategies to address individual student needs and promote their academic progress.
  3. Building positive relationships with students, acting as a mentor and advocate for their well-being and success.
  4. Collaborating with teachers, parents, and external agencies to develop and implement personalised support plans for students.
  5. Monitoring student progress and behaviour, providing feedback and guidance to promote positive outcomes.
  6. Assisting with the implementation of school-wide initiatives aimed at enhancing student engagement and achievement.


To excel in this role, you'll need:

  • Previous experience working with children or young people in an educational or youth setting.
  • A passion for supporting the academic, social, and emotional development of young learners.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, staff, and parents.
  • The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • A valid DBS certificate registered on the update service.
  • Flexibility, resilience, and a proactive approach to overcoming challenges.

Join Our Team:

If you're ready to make a difference in the lives of students and contribute to a vibrant learning community, we want to hear from you! This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated team of educators and play a key role in shaping the future generation.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you're passionate about this role. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to embark on a fulfilling career journey with us!

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