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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    8 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Subjects
English, Mathematics, Science
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time, term time
Contract type
Fixed term (31st July 2022)
Salary
£19,000 pro rata

Job summary

Role: Academic Mentor
Subjects: English, Maths and Science
Contract: Fixed-Term until July 2022
Full Time/ Part Time
Salary: FTE £19,000 pro-rata TTO

Holyhead School is a heavily oversubscribed 11-19 Academy in Handsworth with over 1300 students on roll. The school was designated ‘Good‘ by Ofsted following a successful inspection in February 2020. Inspectors highlighted a number of key reasons for the school’s success including:

Teachers have high expectations of all students, regardless of their ability
Relationships are excellent and are built on respect and trust
Students from many different backgrounds and cultures get on very well together
Staff morale is high
GCSE results across a range of subjects are significantly better than those of similar schools, representing outstanding progress
Students’ achievement in the Sixth Form is outstanding

As an Academic Mentor you will play a key role in the country’s recovery from Covid-19, as part of the government-backed National Tutoring Programme. With the aim to reach 250,000 pupils in England that may have encountered barriers to learning, this is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact by delivering quality tuition sessions to small groups.

We’re looking for passionate, driven and caring people to support those whose education has been most affected by the disruption caused by the pandemic. As an Academic Mentor you will be employed on a fixed term contract by a school to deliver a tailored programme of support, unique for Holyhead school with our key subjects English, Maths and Science.

At Holyhead, we are privileged to work in a diverse community where we have a positive impact on students’ life chances and aspirations. They should be proud of, and not held back by, where they are from. Our students are entitled to a first-rate, inclusive and context-specific education, one which provides them with the knowledge and skills to achieve their best possible outcomes. This will enable them to thrive in a competitive world outside our walls. We will promote and prioritise excellence, adults equipping students with the characteristics that are necessary for success in a rapidly changing society. We will Teach What Matters. Our cohesive curriculum is designed so that all subjects contribute to the development of the skills and experiences we have collectively defined as important to our students.

We’re looking for passionate, driven and caring people to support those whose education has been most affected by the disruption caused by the pandemic. As an Academic Mentor you will be employed on a fixed term contract by a school to deliver a tailored programme of support, unique for each school.

We can offer….

Excellent opportunity to grow your career
Tailored support and flexibility of working full time or part time
Excellent students and staff who will enthuse and inspire the successful candidate
The opportunity to be part of a highly innovative and successful school
A friendly and supportive working environment
A commitment to staff wellbeing
A comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to engage in further professional development
The opportunity to train as a teacher for the right candidate

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1279 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Holyhead School

What makes Holyhead special is our commitment to learning without limits. Students enter the school with attainment levels significantly below the national average (ISDR) but go on to achieve whatever they set their minds to. More students than you find at other schools, go on to employment, Higher Education and Apprenticeships. They attend Russell Group Universities and read the most competitive courses you can imagine. They become Engineers, Lawyers, Accountants, Entrepreneurs and Doctors etc, but they also become well-rounded individuals who understand how to keep safe, how to articulate themselves and how to respect diversity, equality and active citizenship.

We invest a lot in developing the strength of their character, making students independent and confident with vision and intellectual curiosity.

The focus on the development of character extends to staff. Whilst we have a strong commitment to staff wellbeing and CPD. We also expect staff to become role models for the school community. Our induction, staff incentive scheme and person specifications place an emphasis on Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative and Communication.

School location

Milestone Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 0HN

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