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    28 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - September 2022 - July 2023

Pay scale

Unqualified Teacher Scale

Graduate Tutor job summary

Are you an aspiring teacher who is looking to gain some essential classroom experience before making that final decision to enter into a career in education?

We are looking for passionate, driven and caring people who will play a key role in supporting students that may have encountered barriers to learning and those whose education has been most affected by the disruption caused by the pandemic.

Graduate Tutors will be expected to deliver engaging small group or one-to-one sessions to support gaps in learning.  You will benefit from support and training from our excellent English faculty. As a Graduate Teacher you will be employed on a fixed-term contract until July 2023 to deliver a tailored programme of support, unique for our school.  Your main responsibility in this role will be delivering:

• Small group work

• One-to-one support

• Revision lessons (in groups or one-to-one). 

The vacancy provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to join a team of experienced, successful and highly motivated staff. 

If you have recently graduated with an English (or humanities) degree and are now looking to take the next step towards your career goals by working in a school environment we would love to hear from you.

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About Thurston Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1578 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Thurston Community College is a large popular mixed comprehensive school. It comprises of two distinct and specialist sites. Our Thurston Campus, for students from Year 7 to Year 11 is situated four miles east
of Bury St Edmunds. Thurston Sixth; Beyton Campus is located in the nearby village of Beyton, offering a bespoke centre of excellence for students in Year 12 and Year 13.  Both locations provide an exciting,
dynamic learning environment, where students display a positive attitude to learning and make good progress. 

We are a school that boasts a strong sense of community and prides itself on its culture of high expectations and values.  The wellbeing and education of every young person is fundamental to us. We work hard to provide a safe and happy environment within which every student can grow and achieve personal, social and academic success.  We are proud of our inclusive approach and strive to ensure learning is enjoyable and seen as a lifelong process. 
Our purpose is simple; to inspire a love of learning, empower our college community with the knowledge and skills to help them make meaningful choices and contribute positively to the world in which we live
A new Principal was appointed in September 2021 and together with the Governing Body has set an exciting and aspirational vision for the College over the next five years. 

What we can offer?
Our staff are our biggest asset, and the success of our students depends upon them. A few things we offer
● Friendly colleagues who are always happy to help each other
● A supportive, open and approachable leadership team
● A large rural campus
● On-site parking
● Employee Assistance Programme
● Free tea, coffee and biscuits!

Arranging a visit to Thurston Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@thurstoncollege.org.

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