Hiring Mentor Trainers

Written by

Isabel Farchy


November 1, 2018

Mentor Trainer

We’re looking for experienced, engaging and highly-effective coaching, mentoring and inclusion trainers to deliver our highly innovative and impactful coaching and inclusion programmes in organisations.

Launched in 2014, Creative Mentor Network is a charity with a mission to make the creative world of work more diverse and inclusive through mentoring. We work with schools across London to connect talented 16-19 year olds from diverse backgrounds with those working in the creative industries.

Over our 16-week ​Mentor Training Course we train industry professionals as effective mentors and people managers. Our model is designed so that everyone wins: supportive careers guidance for students; training and development for mentors; access to diverse talent for creative businesses.

Partners include Havas, Soho House, ustwo, BBH, Pulse Films, Sony Music and Beggars Group amongst others.

Salary: rates of pay differ depending on the structure, length of the programme, and the client. Therefore, facilitators can expect to be paid between £200 – £500 per day.

Location: Variable, in London

Contract: Freelance

Start date: January 2019

Interviews: 3rd-7th December 2018

Training Dates: You must be available to attend a training session on either 8th or 27th November and a further training session on 10th January

The role

Our mentor trainers are responsible for engagingly, impactfully and professionally delivering discursive, and theory based organisational training.

This delivery could be a one-off 2 hour workshop, half a day or part of a course of training spanning 16 weeks and is drawn from unique and bespoke Creative Mentor Network content.

Organisational facilitators are also responsible for certain administrative, preparatory and logistical tasks relating to the successful running of an organisational workshop/programme. This will include the management and transportation of any resources required and some innovation around the content of the training.

Experience we are looking for

  • Experience of successfully delivering engaging organisational training
  • Some experience working in education and with young people from low-income backgrounds is fundamental (this is a must have, please do not apply if you don’t have this experience)
  • Experience as a coach or training others in coaching  is preferrable

Skills and knowledge

  • Strong reliability and professionalism
  • The ability to create safe and courageous learning spaces
  • Familiarity with the concepts of social and cultural capital, and the debates surrounding diversity, inclusion and social mobility.
  • The ability to support the thinking of adults in an engaging way
  • Flexibility in facilitation and courage to face problems when they arise in a workshop
  • Open to feedback and developing your capacities and skills
  • Creativity in the face of challenges and unexpected logistical issues
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organised and prepared, with good time-awareness and can-do, positive attitude to making our mentor training have the most impact possible

To apply

Email isabel@creativementornetwork.org with a cv

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