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  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 December 2023

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£12.38 Annually (Actual) local government pension scheme

Academic Mentor/s - Mathematics or English job summary


Required for Mathematics & English

Vacancy Ref: ES005



Are you looking for a new challenge? This role is perfect for someone who is an enthusiastic mathematician, or interested in English Language/Literature and maybe interested in teaching as a future career.

This is a very exciting time to join St Edmund’s Catholic Academy. Our extremely popular school is situated in leafy Compton Park, adjacent to the Wolves Academy training grounds, with its wonderful open fields and sports facilities.

Excellent behaviour and student progress for all are underpinned by our CARE values (Calm-Aspirational-Respectful-Engaged) upheld by all who work or study at St Edmund’s.

Our community is wonderfully diverse, engaging and energetic. “A good school with an excellent sixth form” (Ofsted Nov 2019) we are at the forefront of both in-class and remote e-learning with a mission to ensure our students are all active citizens who will go on to do good in the world and make a difference. Our mission of “Love-Service-Forgiveness” underpins both formal teaching and the personal and spiritual development of our students.

With a combination of in-class support and work with small groups of Year 11 students of all abilities, mentors are fully supported by the academy; but will also have the opportunity to work independently and creatively. You will need to be passionate about the subject and able to engage with young people. This is an ideal opportunity to gain work experience in preparation for teacher training.

Experience and Skills

  • Ideally holds a Mathematics or English Language/Literature degree with a minimum of 2:2 or above

  • Confidence to work with students of all abilities as they prepare for GCSE examinations

  • Excellent communication skills, a patient manner and proactive within the classroom

To succeed in this role you must be an enthusiastic mathematician with a true passion for education and the ability to work flexible hours (Monday to Friday) to be agreed with the academy. Ideally, your future aspirations will be to teach and this role can offer an important stepping-stone to an exciting career.

As part of our strong commitment to safeguarding means this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 (KCSIE) online searches will be undertaken for prospective shortlisted candidates.

Please take a look at our website www.stedmunds.org or for any queries please call the St Francis and St Clare Catholic MAC recruitment line (01902) 558709. Prospective candidates are welcome to talk to Mr Morris Assistant Principal-Director of Mathematics or Miss Higham Assistant Principal-Director of English (01902 558888).

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About St Edmund's Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1142 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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