Job Title: Learning and Development Mentor

Reports To: Director

Jobs Reporting into the Job Holder: None

Salary: £25k - £30k 

1. Job Purpose:

Focusing on regular reviews with the candidates in the workplace and classroom and taking responsibility for the administration related to these candidate reviews, up until their completion of the End Point Assessment.

You will be providing blended academic and pastoral advice, guidance and support as well as ensuring a safe and conducive working environment for our learners.

Relationships with employers are of prime importance and the successful candidate will need to foster and build on these relationships for the benefit of the candidates in their programme.

2. Main Responsibilities:

As Learning and Development Mentor, your role is challenging and diverse involving:

  • Construction and maintenance all learner documentation to reflect learner's characteristics and meet quality standards and funding compliance.

  • Working to ensure learner outcomes are achieved in a timely manner.

  • Ensuring all learners are given constructive feedback on growing their knowledge, skills and behaviours.

  • Providing coaching and mentoring support and advice throughout the learning journey and beyond.

  • Creating learning resources for the EPA portfolio and its evidence gathering.

  • Establishing and maintaining professional working relationship with employers, ensuring that they are informed and part of the learning journey for their workforce.

  • Providing pastoral support and advice to learners and employers i.e. mental health etc.

  • Conduct regular and timely progression reviews with learners as per the standard operating model, setting SMART targets and providing additional learner support as required.

  • Manage data relating to individual learner targets including working with other colleagues to ensure the success of the learner.

  • Promote and embed Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding, British Values, Prevent and Health and Safety to all learning sessions.

  • Communicate any issues or concerns about learners to your line manager and designated Safeguarding Officer as appropriate.

3. Requirements of Knowledge, Experience, Technical Skills and Behaviours​


  • The ability to communicate well with people at all ages and learning level.

  • Clear verbal and written communication skills.

  • The ability to build and nurture relationships.

  • The ability to collaborate with others and contribute towards targets.

  • Experience of successful teamwork.

  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with high workload.

  • You will have a natural empathy with people and a genuine desire to help people achieve.

  • Experience of liaising with employers and external agencies.


  • A full drivers’ licence, access to own vehicle

  • Strong IT skills

  • Prior experience of working within apprenticeships / education or with unemployed individuals.

  • AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting or equivalent.

  • Experience of working in an accounting environment, industry or practice.

  • Understanding of current accounting procedures and regulations, manual and computerised processes to enable effective and successful delivery of Accounting skills and behaviours relevant to the course.

  • Teaching or assessing qualification?

Further Information

This is an office-based role in Derby but will include travel to attend visits.

Progress House

4 Siddals Road



T: 01332 371 666