Degree Apprenticeship - Disability Mentoring Program Coordinator

Pearson Education Ltd
80, Strand, WC2R 0RL
£25,000.00 annually
17 Jul 2019
30 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The program's goal is to facilitatethe professional employment of talented and motivated young adults who can benefit from the career mentoring and support available from corporate employees. Under the direction of the Program's leadership, the Coordinator for the Mentoring Program will deliver services and materials that enable the Program's leadership team to recruit, train and support mentoring partnerships, evaluate the program's effectiveness, develop effective partnerships and engage in external dissemination activities. This person will work closely with the leadership team on strategy development and implementation and will be responsible for managing and implementing specific projects within the program design.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Maintain annual timetable of all program activities and deliverables
  • Identify US and UK based sources for mentor recruitment
  • Identify external resources for mentee recruitment
  • Maintain program participant database
  • Draft recruitment materials for mentees and mentors
  • Organise training materials
  • Organise training webinars and provide technical support
  • Schedule mentor partnership review check-ins
  • Administer and collect Program evaluation materials
  • Organise travel and planning logistics for bi-annual Advisory Council Meetings
  • Provide the administration to support the Advisory Council Meetings
  • Develop and manage social media activities, including but not limited to a website, blog, and internal intranet (Neo) space
  • Assist in the development of program dissemination materials
  • Support the leadership team in the implementation of the strategy
  • Lead on specific projects and participate in projects associated with the program

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Genuine interest and passion for supporting career goals of aspiring professionals with disabilities
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of database management, webinar technology, social media and website development
  • Some experience of administration around managing and coordinating events and meetings

Personal qualities

  • Self-starter with the ability to identify areas of need
  • Superb organisational skills

Desired qualifications

  • Eligible to study in the UK
  • English Language and maths GCSE grade 4/C or above (or equivalent)
  • If you are studying A levels (or equivalent) or completing further education you must be due to complete your qualification(s) by September 2019. We are unable to process applications for students that are part way through their current studies

Future prospects

After 3 years you'll have completed your Degree Apprenticeship, gained your honours degree, plus you'll have a CV full of experience!

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