Salary: £20,655 - £23,256
Contract: Fixed term (maternity cover), 15 hours per week (Thursday and Friday all year round)
Location: South Bristol Skills Academy
What will you be doing?
City of Bristol College is seeking to appoint a resilient, enthusiastic and proactive Transition and Progression mentor. You will be a confident communicator with the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with Colleagues, Students and Stakeholders both internally and externally.
• You will be working with students who have a range of additional support needs, including special educational needs such as learning disabilities and/or autism. Some students in your caseload may have social, emotional and mental health needs.
• You will provide support to students with and without Education, Health and Care Plans to successfully transition into college, and monitor and support positive attendance, behaviour, retention and progress whilst on programme. You will also provide support for students to progress at the end of their study programme.
• To actively contribute to the planning and delivery of a high quality additional learning support service, aligned to the College’s curriculum strategy, mission and values
• To chair a number of Education, Health and Care plan reviews and/or High Needs reviews for students in receipt of High Needs funding
• To actively engage with achieving the strategic aims of the City of Bristol College to reduce NEETs and increase participation of the most vulnerable students.
You will need to be able to build and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders, at all levels, internally and externally, as well as other members of College staff and students. No two days are the same! Please see the Job Description for more details about the role.
What we offer
- A generous holiday entitlement of 26 holiday days (pro rata) (plus bank holidays and 8 closure days)
- Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 16.1 %
- As well as a range of staff support packages. Click here to see the full list of staff benefits.
At City of Bristol College, we have one goal: to help our students succeed. We offer the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, with more than 1,000 courses available from entry to degree level.
We provide education and training to approximately 12,000 students each year. The College is made up of five centres across Bristol and each centre offers excellent, well-equipped, purpose-built facilities. In addition, we have a wide range of community partners allowing us to offer courses in venues across the city. More information about the college can be found here.
City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found here.
Please see our Job Description, Person Specification, Conditions of Service and Applicant information for more information.
Closing date: Wednesday 23rd September (midnight)
Interview date: Friday 2nd October
City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Further information will be sent to all prospective staff as part of the application process.