To ensure that you are right for the role of a SHINE mentor, please read the role description and person specification below very carefully.
[ Mentor Person Specification.pdf ]
[ Mentor Role Description.pdf ]
Once you have read the above documents, please fill in the application form below to apply to become a mentor with SHINE this year.
Date of Birth:
Year of Study:
In the spaces below, please answer, with careful consideration, the following questions. As a guide, please write approximately 100- 200 words for each section:
Please detail any previous work experience of working with children, or other voluntary work.
Give an example of when you have had to demonstrate effective communication skills.
Please give an example, from previous experience, of when you demonstrated commitment.
Why would you consider commitment to be important to this role?
What relevant qualities, other than communication skills and commitment, do you believe you possess, which would be of benefit to your role?
What do you hope to achieve from the role personally?
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We will do our upmost to accomodate either first or second choice preferences for all applicants however, occasionally this isn't possible and we will then provide another slot on a Monday to Friday between 9am and 3pm.
Please tell us if there is anything you require to ensure you can play a full part in SHINE for example information in specific formats, particular physical access, flexibility around faith/religious days. SHINE will be in touch shortly via email to confirm your application has been received.
Commitment and regular attendance to the mentoring sessions are paramount to the success of the programmes. However, we understand that occasionally factors may occur which would affect your attendance, for example overseas attachments. We would appreciate it if you could inform us at this stage of any likely circumstances that may affect your ability to attend the school weekly.