Sixth Form Learning Mentor

The Spires College, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3PE

9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (One year)

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade D Scale Points 5 to 6 – £19,650 to £20,043 pro rata (Actual Salary £13,588 to £13,859)*

Additional allowances

*a national pay award is currently being negotiated with workers’ unions and is pending agreement. It is expected that this will result in an additional £1174 per annum for this post.

Sixth Form Learning Mentor job summary

We have an exciting position that affords the successful candidate the opportunity to make a hugely positive impact on the lives, aspirations and futures of our young people. 


We are looking to appoint a Learning Mentor to work with our Sixth Form students as part of our commitment to supporting our students in reaching their incredible potential. The successful candidate will share and play a key role in realising the vision for our Sixth Form: 

• That our students have a love of learning. 

• They share a passion for their chosen subjects and that this is reflected both in and out of lessons. 

• Our Sixth Form students act as ambassadors and role models to younger students and the wider community. 

The position will involve working with individual students and small groups of students to support them in their learning, organisation and the development of their study skills. The position will also involve being proactive in supporting the development of the wider academic reading and cultural capital of our students, allowing them to go beyond the exam specifications and enhance the quality and depth of their learning. 

This is a hugely exciting and important role in facilitating our students to reach their undoubted potential. We are, therefore, looking for someone who is passionate about working with young people and has an unshakeable belief in the power of education to transform lives. The position is an ideal stepping stone into other areas of work with young people, including teaching. 

The College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be. We are committed to staff’s professional development and invest heavily in ensuring our staff grow and flourish as professionals. For more information about the role, including how to apply, please see the attached brochure.

Applying for the job

Please see the attached brochure for more information about the role, including how to apply.

Supporting documents

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About The Spires College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1109 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01803 400660

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 School with a bilateral stream. We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do and are committed to improving outcomes for young people.

The College is committed to safeguarding all of its students. All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures and regularly undertake a full enhanced DBS check.

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