Are you passionate about working with young people, interested in access and equality issues in education, and excited about the potential of learning to change lives? If so, Light Up Learning is looking for a new Mentor to join our growing team!
Reporting to the Programme Director, the successful candidate will be tasked with mentoring five students at Lasswade High School. They will facilitate student learning by developing activities based around individual student interests and by guiding students as they take charge of their own learning experiences through self-directed projects. Successful candidates will also be expected to do some minor administrative tasks.
This is a part-time contract position (8 hours) with funding secured for two years.
To get a little insight into what our mentors get up to in their sessions and how our students feel about working with us, read our last blog post, "Mentor Magic."
mentor five students
liaise with school staff, parents, and community members, as needed
partake in monthly meetings with the Mentoring Team
partake in bi-annual parent evenings at Lasswade High School
contribute content for the organization’s social media channels
a passion for learning
an understanding of and interest in equality and access issues in education
excellent communication and interpersonal skills
able to effectively manage time and workload in a dynamic environment
able to work both independently and in a team
working knowledge of Google Drive and Microsoft Office
educated to a degree level or equivalent experience
experience working with young people (desirable)
Job Type: Part-time (8 hours)
If interested, please e-mail your CV and covering letter to our Programme Coordinator, Jillian Read, at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for this position is 20 August 2017. Interviews will take place during the last week of August.