Work as a National Citizen Service Mentor This Summer

Lincolnshire Sport are currently recruiting staff for the National Citizen Service programme in the summer and are wondering if any students would like to be considered for a role as an NCS mentor.

This is a paid position, running on weekdays between 11th July and 5th August 2016.

They offer a two day training package prior to the start date to make sure you are suitable for the role.

This is a great opportunity for CV development in relation to leading and mentoring young people, and an excellent step for anyone looking to progress onto the teaching ladder.

For more details please see the Job Description and Person Specification, or contact Alex Nightingale at Lincolnshire Sport.


Undergraduate Mentors for Year 11 Students (Deadline: 20th July)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for University of Lincoln undergraduate students who are interested in a future career in teaching and/or in gaining work experience with young people. The School of Education are looking to employ 50 undergraduates, for one academic year, who are able to work for an hour a week as 1-2-1 mentors for Year 11 students in local secondary schools. The mentoring is part of an innovative project aimed at pairing undergraduates with Year 11 students to tutor and support them during their final year of studying the sciences at GCSE.

As a prospective mentor you would need to be a good communicator, a keen listener and be able to teach the science subject content at GCSE level. This position is suitable for an undergraduate who will be embarking on their second/third year in the academic year 2015 to 2016.

Salary: £8 per hour plus expenses

Deadline: July 20th 2015

More details of the role and the application process are available here: RIF Project Vacancy Form . If you have any questions, please contact the project lead, Dr Rachael Sharpe.

Lincolnshire Sport Talented Coaches Scheme (Deadline: 16th Feb)

Lincolnshire Sport have launched their Talented Coaches Scheme, which looks to support coaches through a tailored support programme and informative, needs-led personal development workshops.

Coaches will be supported over a twelve month period to develop knowledge, experience and skills specific to their current roles and in support of future coaching goals.

There will be a core programme of workshops and training delivered by expert tutors and coaches from different sporting organisations around the county.

Coaches will also have the opportunity to pair with a mentor and potentially view live coaching sessions. Through the programme coaches will also have the opportunity to be supported towards their next level of coaching qualification.

For more details about the scheme, eligibility criteria and how to apply, please go to the scheme website:

The closing date for applications is Monday, 16th February 2015.

Please note: the first workshop will be held on 2nd March at University of Lincoln and candidates must be available to attend.

Lincolnshire Sport