Specialist Education Support Network

Every child deserves an education

Volunteer Learning Mentors

Volunteer Learning Mentor

At our George Johnson Education Centre we continually aim to provide our young people with the most effective support with their academic and wellbeing needs. SESN are also committed to offering those who wish to gain valuable skills and qualifications within education and working with young people with complex needs. 

For more information please click on the link below. 


So, is it for you?

  • Do you have a few hours a week to spare?
  • Do you want to improve your skills and experience?
  • Do you want to do something a bit different?
  • Are you non-judgemental and enjoy helping others?
  • If the answer is yes, why not become a volunteer for Specialist Education Support Network?


The Recruitment Process

  • Email or call us for more information or to request an application form. Alternatively download an application form from our  website (see below)
  • Complete and return the application form via post or email
  • You will be invited to attend an informal interview
  • If both parties wish to continue the application process a DBS (Disclosure Barring Scheme) will be required and references will be sought
  • You will then complete an introductory programme involving mandatory training and a phased introduction to the role, staff and students. 

Our Principles

Every individual should be continually encouraged to develop and succeed by uncovering their abilities and talents

Exposure to new experiences, venture and skills are essential to develop a young person’s confidence and desire to learn

An educational environment should be inviting and a place in which young people want to be because it meets their needs and their interests

Innovative without the prescription of linear education

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We will not only inspire young people but also the teachers and professionals involved

There is a need to promote a healthy diet and healthy, balanced lifestyle