Job vacancy: Learning Mentor Project Coordinator


A mentor training session
A mentor training session

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Love to Learn’s Learning Mentor Project Coordinator 

£32,000 (pro rata); permanent contract; 21 hours/week; Battersea, Wandsworth, London

We are looking for someone with a background in education (for example, as a teacher, mentor, TA, youth worker) and a passion for supporting the education of young people from refugee backgrounds. You will lead our successful and well-established Learning Mentor project, with three part-time staff and currently 70 volunteer mentors and mentees. Learning Mentors are carefully matched with a refugee young person who will benefit from regular one-to-one support in their home with homework and study skills. Volunteer Learning Mentors receive training and then visit their mentee for an hour a week. The staff team make the matches, support the mentors and monitor the progress of each mentor and mentee relationship. The results are extremely rewarding and the project enables children and young people to grow in confidence and achieve their potential. The position has recently received renewed funding for three years.

Our Love to Learn team provides a range of high-quality education services for 200+ children, young people and their families including befriending and mentoring support, advocacy and casework, a homework club, trips and activities. You should have have passion about social justice, education and championing the value of families from refugee communities.

Application Process

The job will be based at our offices in the Katherine Low Settlement (KLS) in Battersea. Feel free to call Community Services Manager Fleur Anderson on 020 7223 2845 and for an informal chat to find out more.

To apply, please download the information pack here: KLS Learning Mentor Project Coordinator – Job Application Pack 13Feb18. Complete the application form and send it to and/or Bobbi-Rosanna O’Neil, Katherine Low Settlement, 108 Battersea High Street, London, SW11 3HP.

Closing Date for Applications:                   12th March 2018, 9.00am 

Interview Date:                                            16th March 2018 

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