This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Will consider full time, term time
Contract type
Fixed term (10 months)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Scale 5 (point 13 - 15) £27,024 - £28,005 pro-rata
Actual salary
£23,246 - £24,089 per annum

Job summary

We wish to appoint an Academic mentor to join our Sixth Form Pastoral Team on a fixed term contract until 31 August 2022 initially. The post holder will work closely with the Head of Sixth Form in monitoring student progress, liaising with teaching and pastoral staff to help individuals overcome barriers to learning and progress.

You will support the UCAS application process, supporting students with the production of personal statements and references. You will supervise independent study periods - encouraging retention, academic outcomes, and ambitious destinations for our students.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with in the secondary school sector in a multi-cultural and diverse environment. You will have knowledge and experience of the UCAS process and be proficient in the use of Word and Excel. The ability to communicate clearly and confidently are essential. You will be a self-motivated team player, able to use your own initiative and have a commitment to the school’s ethos, aims and its whole community.

Hours: 35 hours a week, 39 weeks a year (term time only plus 5 INSET days)

Interviews: Thursday 21 October 2021

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
911 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
020 8690 3710

About Prendergast School

Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form of over 350 students and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 130 years.

Being part of a successful Federation of Schools, located in easy travelling distance of each other, enables the schools to support each other and share best practice and resources. It also enables the Federation to offer staff the opportunity to develop their career as we are committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible.

We offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new staff. You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

School location

Adelaide Avenue, London, SE4 1LE

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