Student Mentor

Job Category:
Service Northampton Saints Foundation
Contract Type Contract
Duration 3 year fixed term - potential to extend based on performance and demand
Location Suffolk
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP (Urgent)
Hours per week 35
Rate Annual salary: £17,000

About the job:

As a Student Mentor at Northampton Saints Foundation (Ipswich Hub), you will be responsible for helping the Foundation grow using the values of rugby to positively impact young people in our Engage
programme. The successful candidate will be honest, hardworking, and willing to go above and beyond within their work. They will be respectful and understanding of the Foundation’s work across various programmes.

The Northampton Saints Foundation was established in 2018 and is the charitable arm of Northampton Rugby Football Club. With successful programmes in the Education and Inclusion arenas and responsible for the research and recording of the Club’s rich history and heritage the Foundation has a clear vision to use the values of rugby and the power of sport to INSPIRE, SUPPORT and EDUCATE young people and their communities. More detail can be found at:

Location: Ipswich Rugby club.

  • Mentoring young people referred to our Engage inclusion programme.
  • Assisting with planning of the schedule and activities included within the Engage programme.
  • Complete progression passports with Engage students identifying their next steps and goal setting.
  • Completing daily student reports, writing, and corresponding with schools and external professionals
  • Assisting sports delivery and supporting our young people.
  • Creating an environment where young people are able to succeed.
  • Ability to communicate and conduct professional relationships with children, young people, and adults.
  • Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people.
  • Ability to build strong relationships, work as a team as well as using your own initiative.
  • Experience of working with young people, ideally those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Strong communication skills with both adults and young people.
  • Committed to demonstrating the highest standards of delivery to our young people.
  • Positive mindset, reliable and resilient.

This role may include delivery in schools, pupil referral units, alternative education and prison venues.

The role description, person specification, role grade and role title may be subject to change at the discretion of the Northampton Saints Foundation and in accordance with business developments. Any changes will be communicated to the role holder as appropriate.

Northampton Saints Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and would welcome applications from a fully diverse range of candidates, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring service check.

A full, clean driving license is preferred, or an openness to secure one.

Closing date: 18th November 2021.

For more information or to apply, please contact or send your CV to [email protected] or call 03301 242800.

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