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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    26 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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English, History, Science

Working pattern

Part time: 31.5 hours per week (Term time, plus 2 Inset days)

Contract type

Fixed term - One year in the first instance (post to be reviewed thereafter)

Actual salary

£16,435 - £17,673

What skills and experience we're looking for

Stockport School is looking to appoint Academic Mentors - Specialist Subject Tutors to support the following core subjects: English / Science / History. Successful post holders will work alongside our students both in class and in small groups across the core subject areas. Student groups may consist of KS3 or KS4 students including a focus on the support of Year 11 GCSE students.

Candidates should be well qualified with strong GCSE passes in at least English and mathematics as well as their other specialist subject area, at minimum grades C or 4 and above, including additional strong GCSE and/or A Level passes (or equivalent) in other subject areas. It would also be desirable for a candidate to be a graduate with a good Honours Degree or other Higher Educational qualification, Qualified Teacher Status, or HLTA Status.

This opportunity may well appeal to candidates who wish to experience working in a school environment with a view to pursuing a career in education or to candidates who already have QTS but are looking for a change of direction. Academic Mentor – Subject Tutors who decide to embark on this route will be supported in their applications for PGCE and Schools Direct training courses.

What the school offers its staff

The school is a very popular over-subscribed school with year-on-year improving results and the quality and consistency of our in-class curriculum support and supportive intervention and enrichment supervision are important to our ongoing progress and success.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding individual who has the relevant experience, commitment and drive and who is passionate about encouraging every child to reach their full potential within a supportive academic environment.

Further details about the role

The hours of work are 31.5 per week, 8.30am - 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 3.00pm on Friday on a term time, plus 2 Inset Training days only contract. Additional paid overtime hours are also available to attend meetings where necessary, and to support with out of hours Additional Study Programmes.

We welcome applications from colleagues who are determined to make a difference.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory enhanced clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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About Stockport School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1294 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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The school is a very popular over-subscribed school with year-on-year improving results.

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