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  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£12.38 Hourly

Academic Mentor - Science job summary


Required for Science

Vacancy Ref: ES006



Are you looking for a new challenge? This role is perfect for someone who is an enthusiastic scientist 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 Science 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 scientist 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 Rawal Principal-Director of Science (01902 558888).

Closing Date: tbc. Interviews: tbc

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Edmund's Catholic Academy

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

School location

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