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We are Recruiting!

We place passionate, confident people in schools that can work with young people to:

    • Improve social skills, confidence and emotional wellbeing often overcoming many barriers.
    • Confidently deal with extremely challenging behaviour and turn their experience of the education system into a positive, fulfilling one.
    • Connect and inspire young people to achieve their full potential.
    • Help, guide and getting young people engaged with their lessons.
  • Adapt key learning outcomes to the differing needs within a challenging classroom environment.

We know it is people who make a difference and we are looking to recruit, train and deploy those who share our mission, who then provide inspiring, positive role models to children

What we look for...

    • Passion for working with young people
    • A desire to change children’s lives for the better
    • To be an inspiring role model
    • Patience and confidence in managing challenging behaviour
    • Adaptability, think on your feet, confidently deal with change, conscientious, ambitious, organised.
    • A self improver – the desire to continue to learn and improve
    • Degree in Education, Psychology, Sports Science, Sports Management, Sports Coaching, Mentoring
    • GCSEs C or above in English, Maths and IT
  • Experience of coaching young people in activities

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Why become a Health Mentor?

Working with Children

Your chance to gain highly competitive employment working with children in a forward thinking, respected and caring organisation


You do not have to specialise and can follow multiple interests in child development, education, health, physical activity, nutrition and psychology

Great Team

You will be part of a great team of like-minded individuals who share your passion for improving children’s lives and making the world a better place

Career Development

You could not wish for a better experience before embarking upon a career in teaching and skills gained as a Health Mentor are transferable into almost any profession

Accredited Training

You will achieve qualifications that will help you to perform better in the Health Mentor role, enhance your CV and develop your future career prospects

Make a Difference

Not many jobs give you the satisfaction of going home each day with a smile on your face knowing that you have made a difference to a child’s life

Access to Teaching Career

Health Mentors are viewed very favourably by universities and teaching school alliances when applying for teacher training because they have excellent experience of working in schools

Dynamic Company

Evolve never stands still and is always looking to innovate with exciting new programmes, partnerships and opportunities for its team to enjoy and benefit from

Social Enterprise

Evolve is proud to be a social enterprise that reinvests most of its profits into growth to support more vulnerable children and reach new geographical areas


Health Mentors benefit from coaching and development support in the same way that children do who attend our programmes with Evolve practising what it preaches

Enhance CV

You will be given lots of responsibility, autonomy and challenge in the Health Mentor role that will develop your leadership, independence problem-solving skills

Multiple Locations

Most Health Mentors benefit from more than one place of work each week with a dual-school deployment being the norm, meaning that you get to meet many more people

Do you have what it takes?

Being a Health Mentor is a rewarding job. You get to make a real difference to the lives of children you support. You are trained to a high level to ensure that you have the necessary skills and experience for this demanding role. You are supported by an amazing team of like-minded professionals who are as equally committed as you are.

Being a Health Mentor is a challenging job. You work with vulnerable children who often reject your input, initially. You work in stressful environments and are often isolated with no Evolve colleagues alongside you on a daily basis. The salary is not amazing and you do not have the holidays as school staff do.

If you are still committed to becoming a Health Mentor and think that you have what it takes then please read on.

This list of personal attributes is what we look for in all team members and what we try to develop in children and young people using all of our programmes.

Skills needed

Team Player

Current Vacancies

We have no current vacancies, but do submit your CV and cover letter if you are interested in working with us.

The enquiry form is below should you wish to express interest in a Health Mentor role. Alternatively please email an up to date CV and a covering letter to

If you are not looking for a Health Mentor position but still want to be a part of our pioneering team then use the same form to tell us how you might be able to help our mission.

Training and Support

Health Mentors benefit from unrivalled training and support whilst in the role. Children only get one chance at education and childhood so we need to ensure that our team is skilled, confident and supported from Day 1.

  • Level 4 Course in Health Mentoring

    This is our 9-month long induction programme that is accredited by a university partner and worth 60 credits

  • Performance Development

    Your Regional Manager will support you in every way possible including regular observations, progress reviews and goal setting

  • Team Meetings

    You will have the opportunity to meet regional colleagues on a termly basis to share best practice and learn from experienced Health Mentors

  • Annual Staff Conference

    This takes place in August every year to celebrate achievements, share successes and learn about new developments for the forthcoming year

  • Peer Mentoring

    All employees have the opportunity to join Evolve's Peer Mentoring Programme to coach and/or be coached by respected colleagues

  • Level 7 in Work Based Learning (Health Mentor)

    This masters degree course (available as MSc or MA) is the perfect opportunity to gain a higher level qualification whilst employed

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