Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE.
We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College. We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in relation to their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life. The College operates across two closely located campuses, the larger campus next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road.
The College is seeking to recruit a Specialist Support Mentor (Autism) to join the Welfare and Skills team. The successful applicant will focus on supporting students with Autism. The role plays a key part in supporting successful student transition, progress and welfare.
The Welfare and Skills team work closely with students to remove barriers to learning and progression. The team consist of specialist groups of staff, who work with students who have a board variety of needs, additional learning support and medical needs to name a couple. Additionally, the team incorporates the Learning Resource Centre, which supports students to access all the resources required for their studies, both on and off site. You would join a highly motivated, student focussed team, who are strategically supporting the agenda of improving student progress by removing barriers.
We offer an exceptional package of benefits to our staff, which for this post includes:
• A fixed term, term-time position working 37 hours per week, commencing 16 August 2021 until the end of the academic year.
• A competitive salary on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 7-10 which ranges from £19,927 to £22,034 per annum (pro rata). The actual starting salary is £17,296.
• Annual incremental pay increases, linked to performance, within the pay scale range
• A defined benefit pension scheme
• Staff well-being programme
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Annual flu vaccination
• Continual Professional Development
• Free on-site parking
• Eyecare voucher scheme
If you wish to apply for this post please return the completed application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms.
Please do not submit a separate CV. Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process.
Completed applications must be returned by 8.00am on 23rd June 2021. Interviews for successful candidates will be held 28th June 2021 and are currently planned to be onsite. Full details will be emailed to all short-listed candidates. Previous applicants need not apply.
Please return all completed applications to: HR Department, WQE and Regent College Group, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RJ
Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers are included within the application.
If you have not received further communication from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.