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Careers

'Gain Focus' offers education professionals the opportunity to make a life-changing difference to young people. If this sounds like something that interests you, feel free to read on and find out how you could join our team to improve outcomes for the youth of Greater Manchester.


Focus Mentors


Focus Mentors are passionate about improving the livelihood and life chances of children. They have a powerful impact on young peoples lives, through being a consistent, friendly and trustworthy influence on their mentees. As all of our programs are based on a one to one ratio, mentoring with Gain Focus Mentors offer a unique service that goes a long way.

Focus Teachers


Focus Teachers are ardent educators, who care deeply about the academic progress of every child they work with. They are flexible, caring individuals who understand that socio-economic and cultural factors needn't present a barrier to their learner's attainment. Our Focus Teachers are in the unique position of being able to deliver quality education, both academically and emotionally.

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Focus Mentors


Gain Focus Mentors

Focus Mentors


Gain Focus Mentors

 
We intend to offer a unique service, built specifically around the individual. We take great care in ensuring our programmes have a specific purpose; because we understand that our clients and learners have specific needs.
— Anton Peruga, Director of Business and Education

 

What makes a Focus Mentor?

Focus Mentors are passionate about improving the livelihood and life chances of children. They have a powerful impact on young people's lives, through being a consistent, friendly and trustworthy influence on their mentees. As all of our programmes are based on a one to one ratio, mentoring with Gain Focus Mentors offer a unique service that goes a long way.


What does the role entail?

Focus Mentors enjoy a very eclectic and varied role, as each assignment is individualised to the mentee. However the fundamentals of the role, are extremely consistent; which is, of course, pivotal when providing an effective service to young people.


Core Responsibilities of a Focus Mentor

  • Act as a key reference point between the mentee and the school/ multi-agency team
  • Keep a record of mentee's behavioural progress and communicate this to all relevant professionals
  • Advocate for mentee's point of view in review meetings
  • Work to improve mentee's wellbeing through introducing them to relevant community organisations/activities
  • Become a source of trust and consistency for the mentee

Want to apply? Take our one minute questionnaire below


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Focus Teachers


Gain Focus

Teachers

Focus Teachers


Gain Focus

Teachers

What Makes a Focus Teacher?

Focus Teachers are ardent educators, who care deeply about the academic progress of every child they work with. They are flexible, caring individuals who understand that socio-economic and cultural factors needn't present a barrier to their learner's attainment. Our Focus Teachers are in the unique position of being able to deliver quality education, both academically and emotionally.


What does the role entail?

Our Focus Tutors work in a peripatetic manner, on a one-to-one basis with each pupil. Following a planned and structured timetable; they co-ordinate the learning of their pupils through planning lessons, communicating with our Learning and Behaviour specialist as well as the assigned Mentors. The tutor's key driver is to ensure that the academic progress of the pupil flourishes alongside the Social, Emotional aspects of the pupil's education.


Want to apply? Take our one minute questionnaire below


Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.
— Anatole France