Summary of the job roleAre you a graduate who is considering qualifying as a teacher? Have you been applying for PGCE, SCITT, Teach First, and had no luck in securing your placement? Then we can offer you relevant, appropriate work to supplement your application for teacher training in September 2019. We are a recruitment partner to dozens of schools across Greater Manchester; we are owned by ex School Senior Leaders who value quality over quantity; they pride themselves on identifying high quality candidates who can improve the outcomes of the students they work with. We would like you to apply to be one of our Learning Mentor team. The role of a Learning Mentor is varied, challenging and interesting. It is perfect for graduates who are considering (or have already secured) a PGCE course, or another route to obtain UK Qualified Teacher Status. It is also a great way for other professionals (sports coaches, drama coaches, singing tutors, etc) to earn extra money outside of their core hours. You will join an agency who places you first - we also aim to have successful applicants in work within the first week (after vetting/registration). We offer excellent rates of pay, regular CPD sessions and most importantly, we will always support you through your time with us, and offer guidance/advice on your applications to teacher training. Work can vary in length from one today, to a week, to a month, to a full term, to a full academic year. Your working hours will generally be between 8.30am to 3.30pm. We are currently working exclusively in partnership with the HR Manager of one of Stockports' highest achieving schools. They are looking for a high calibre graduate, to add to their learning mentor team. This is on a full time basis and is expected to run until Easter 2019, if not July 2019. The post starts after half-term (February 25th start date). We also currently have several extended assignments available in schools across Greater Manchester, which would provide you with invaluable experience when writing your UCAS applications for your teacher training. Whilst the work is not easy - you will gain so much experience, know-how and most importantly, practice which can supplement your other work, or teaching studies. To be considered for this role, you must: Hold a degree at a good classification Be considering a PGCE/QTS course, or Currently be working with children aged 11-19 in another setting (coaching, etc) Be flexible, resilient and calm under pressure. We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. All positions will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.