We are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our successful student mentoring team.  The successful candidates will work directly within a curriculum team (e.g Animal Care or Media/Music) helping both the students and themselves to develop a greater understanding of the curriculum area. 

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of working with young people and understand the problems they experience.
  • Good communication and organisational skills and have confidence using IT for administrative tasks; you must work well in a team.


  • Use your initiative to solve problems and engage positively with students, setting targets, and supporting them to make correct choices. 
  • Liaise with EHCP students, particularly those with High Needs; parents; and other stakeholders; to support social interactions, monitor the students’ SEMH, make referrals to the College Nurse and improve learning outcomes
  • Advocate for the students and refer them to external agencies as required
  • Work closely with the Safeguarding Team to monitor EHCP holders known to them. 
  • Support students to attend their lessons helping them overcome the barriers that prevent them attending and settling well in class. This may include taking them into lessons to understand their difficulties and helping them to develop strategies for independent learning.
  • Support students in improving their communication skills through 1:1 and/or small group work, to improve their wellbeing and student experience


  • A discounted on-site gym, sports hall, fitness class, osteopathy and day nursery
  • 5-minute walk from Ewell East Station
  • Discounted Starbucks, Modern hair and beauty salon offering employee discounts
  • Free online qualifications
  • Free parking on-site

Nescot is graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted following its latest inspection in January 2023. Inspectors rated the College as Good in all 8 aspects. The report recognises that students “enjoy their courses and are motivated to succeed”, and benefit from “highly supportive relationships” with staff. Safeguarding arrangements are “effective” with regular training for staff, and leaders have in place “an effective policy for safer recruitment.”

At Nescot, we’re proud of our inclusive culture and we welcome all applications.

This role is employed through Nescot Enterprises Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nescot which operates different terms and conditions.

Closing date is 20th August 2024 

Interviews will be held week commencing 26th August 2024

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Recruitment Queries?

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on jobs@nescot.ac.uk. We look forward to your application.

Working at Nescot

Nescot continually strives to progress with our equality and diversity objectives and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, online checks, and enhanced DBS clearance.

Please note: It is an offence to apply for roles at the college if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity related to children.

As users of the Disability Confident Scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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