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Date Added: Tue 02/08/2022


Chesterfield, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £19,000 - £21,000 per annum, Pro-rata

Become an Academic Mentor

Discover, explore and engage in the world of education and teaching as you become a key contributor to the country’s education recovery from COVID-19, as part of the government-funded National Tutoring Programme.

Make a difference as an Academic Mentor through tailored one-to-one and small group tuition for pupils whose education has been most impacted by the pandemic and help them reach their full potential.

We are recruiting full-time Academic Mentors to be placed in schools to deliver tuition in various subjects. You can select from a range of schools in your area and state your preference for being based in either a primary or secondary school. As an Academic Mentor you will be a critical member of the school team, working alongside the pupils’ teacher to provide 15-hour blocks of tuition for those who need it most.

In primary schools, Academic Mentors will provide tailored support in literacy, numeracy and science.

In secondary schools: English, numeracy, science, humanities and modern foreign languages.

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum of three A-levels at A*- C grade (or equivalent)

  • Minimum of a grade 4 in English and Maths at GCSE level

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Working with the schools’ Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to identify the support each pupil needs

  • Identify learning gaps and help create bespoke intervention programmes for pupils

  • Developing and delivering engaging sessions with clear learning objectives, considering any barriers to learning or additional needs

  • Delivering measurable outcomes from each session to track progress

Learn, grow and develop with us, through:

  • Expert online training from Liverpool Hope University

  • £19,000 - £21,000 salary based on experience, including paid holidays

  • Scheduled time with you and your school for onboard support

  • Mental health and wellbeing peer support groups

  • Ongoing Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and an excellent aftercare programme

Share your knowledge. Raise confidence in pupils. Help shape their future.

We value diversity and we don't discriminate on the grounds of age, ethnicity, disability, gender, marital status, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other characteristics protected or otherwise. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer that values diverse talent and encourages applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strive to be inclusive at each stage of the recruitment process and in line with our aim to promote diversity in our workforce, we also have a diversity & inclusion policy.

We are an inclusive employer and should you require any reasonable adjustments in order to complete any aspect of the recruitment process, please contact us.

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