English and Maths Mentor for Apprentices

Paignton, Devon
£16,574 - £17,649
18 Jul 2018
15 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

English and Maths Mentor (Apprentices) – BS714


Salary: £16,574 - £17,649

Contract Type: Permanent, full time. 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is a Further and Higher Education college with top success rates, located in Torbay, which is part of the beautiful English Riviera on the South Devon coast. Our state of the art campus offers local access to world class facilities. We are an ambitious College, ambitious for our learners, our staff and the community we serve. We measure our performance by the success of our learners.

Our fresh vibrant culture provides 12,000 learners each year with a wide provision ranging from Foundation to University Learning, contributing an overall £30 million College expenditure to the local economy.

The English and Maths Mentor will provide support to staff and learners, ensuring apprentices make progress and achieve functional skills up to level 2 and/or GCSE grade 4. This post will involve some travel to apprentice workplaces and requires the post holder to have a relevant driving licence and access to transport.

The ideal candidate must have GCSE English and maths at minimum grade C (4), as well as a level 2 support qualification, or be prepared to undertake training within the first year of employment. You will have accurate spelling and grammar skills, articulate communication, and appropriate English and maths knowledge to support skills development at level 2. Ideally, you will have previous work experience in an educational setting.

Benefits as follows: 25 days Holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme) On Site Nursery (Mama Bears), Nursery Voucher Scheme, Fitness Suite Facilities, Staff Discounts (Inspirations – Hair & Beauty, NUS Student Cards), Corporate Membership with Torbay Leisure Centre and Access to Automotive Department (Small Car Repairs & Pre MOT Testing at low costs) Discounted Stagecoach Bus Pass and many others.

Closing Date: 22/08/2018

Interview Date: 29/08/2018

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.


This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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