Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1440 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.

This is an exciting opportunity to apply for a role as an iLearn mentor (LRC) to support our journey to outstanding. Formerly the LRC team, iLearn (Independent Learning) as a team has been through a great change in focus to ensure that we are geared up to support learning beyond the four walls of a classroom. These positions will be vital in supporting our vision to develop student’s skills to be more independent, and in turn, better equipped to succeed in their learning whilst at college and beyond. As part of a team, you will provide excellent customer service and assistance for students, supporting and empowering students to make progress away from the traditional classroom setting. You will drive the development of learner’s skills and knowledge around being independent learners. Responsibilities will include delivering sessions and activities to learners, and working to support small groups around their development of their independent learning skills. You will have a confident and empathic approach, to develop all learners based on their starting points. You will be the type of person who is well organised, a great communicator and forward thinking and able to pass this enthusiasm onto our learners. If you have a passion for supporting learners to make progress, and want to join an innovative, ambitious team of excellent practitioners, then take a look and apply!

To hear one of our team talk about the role please watch this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srS2NDSQGS8

If you would like any further information on the post or wish to discuss anything prior to application then please contact Steve Hope - Head of Independent Learning via email or via twitter @Hope_Steven

Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.

At Leeds City College, our values put students first and are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to be an outstanding and market-led further education college that delivers excellence. To achieve this, our vision, mission, and values, guide us as we continue to improve upon and expand our offering.You can read more about them here: https://www.leedscitycollege.ac.uk/the-college/about/vision-mission-values/

Employees of Leeds City College enjoy a wide range of benefits. To find out more about what we offer download the 'Staff Benefits' document attached.

Leeds City College is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check, and other mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory checks.

We positively welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community.