Academic Mentor

Mayflower Academy, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 2NJ

21 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (31/8/23)

Salary

£19,000 (without a degree) / £21,000 (with a degree)

Academic Mentor job summary

Becoming an Academic Mentor allows you to make a real difference to pupils within the city who have experienced disruption to their education due to the disruption caused by the pandemic. They need people like you, who are passionate about education. Working at Mayflower Community Academy, you will be an ‘in school’ resource, working alongside the pupil’s teacher to provide 15-hour blocks of targeted support as well as class based group work for those who need it most. Academic Mentors will cover subjects including English and Maths.

The Academic Mentor role is perfect for recent graduates, those considering a career in teaching or education, or qualified teachers looking for a new opportunity.

To apply to become an Academic Mentor, you must have the following qualifications:

  • 3 A-levels at A*-C grade (or equivalent)
  • Grade 4 (Grade C) or above in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent)

Benefits of the role include:

  • Training designed to support you in the role
  • Expert online training with Liverpool Hope University
  • A route into teaching and education

If you believe you can demonstrate the passion, skills and dedication required, we look forward to receiving your application. Completed applications should be returned to hr@learningat.uk. Application forms are available from the Trust’s website www.learningat.uk or alternatively please email hr@learningat.uk to request a paper copy.

With nine individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

Applying for the job

If you believe you can demonstrate the passion, skills and dedication required, we look forward to receiving your application. Completed applications should be returned to hr@learningat.uk. Application forms are available from the Trust’s website www.learningat.uk or alternatively please email hr@learningat.uk to request a paper copy.

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Supporting documents

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About Mayflower Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
445 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact email
hr@learningat.uk
Contact phone number
01752938028

We are delighted to welcome you to our forward-thinking school. Our staff are committed in their role of creating the most inspirational opportunities for our pupils and their families. Each school role plays an important part in supporting our wider team to do just that. Mayflower routes itself in informed educational practice and plays a pivotal role in both local and national research and development. We pride ourselves on developing leaders who strive to develop the talents and interests of our community. We look forward to meeting new members who can take us even deeper into this work. We welcome your application. Together we can…

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