Subject-specialist mentors sought for Further Forces programme

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) is recruiting new subject-specialist mentors to support trainees on its Further Forces programme, which helps Armed Services leavers transition to new technical teaching careers in Further Education (FE). 

The University of Brighton, which is carrying out the mentor recruitment on behalf of the ETF, is expanding its national network of highquality FE subject specialist mentorsApplicants should have experience of teaching technical subjects in FE and a desire to support the next generation of teachers. 

Successful applicants are added to the network and paired with a trainee with a matching subject specialism and, wherever possible, location. They mentor their trainee either face-to-face or remotely for 14 hours over a two-year period, fitting the sessions around their other commitments. Mentors are paid £22 per contact hour. 

For further details, please visit the Further Forces Mentors’ websiteread our flyer, or email can also read more about the role in a case study of current mentor Mark Hobson. 

For further information about the Further Forces programme, visit its webpagebrowse our bank of Further Forces case studiesor watch a short film about programme participant and former Royal Engineer Dean Carpenter. 


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