Key Stage 5 Academic Tutor

Thurston Community College, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 3PB

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    27 April 2022

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£27,041 FTE

Key Stage 5 Academic Tutor job summary

Thurston Community College seeks applications from outstanding applicants with imagination and energy for this rewarding role. Working closely with the Head of Sixth Form, as well as the rest of the Sixth Form
Team, you will monitor and support the well-being and progress of our students, providing one to one tuition and a group tutorial programme. A key aspect of this role will be reference writing and supporting
students with their personal statements, therefore the ideal candidate will have good communication skills and a sound knowledge of post 18 pathways.

What we can offer
Our staff are our biggest asset, and the success of our students depends upon them. A few things we offer are:
● A comprehensive CPD programme for all staff
● Friendly colleagues who are always happy to help each other
● Employee Assistance Programme
● Free tea, coffee and biscuits
● Free on site parking

Applying for the job

Please visit our website to find out more information about the school and details of how to apply.

Supporting documents

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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
1651 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Thurston Sixth
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.

Thurston Sixth is a truly wonderful place to learn. Not only do our students achieve very good outcomes (outstanding for the most able) but it is also an inspirational community.

We want all of our students to learn to be brilliant through:

Exceptional student support - our team of specialist staff respond to the needs of individual students. Whether it is with guidance in developing independent learning skills, preparation for application to an elite university, arranging work experience or emotional support with particular needs, our team work with each and every student to help them to thrive.

Inclusive and active community - students at Thurston Sixth feel a genuine sense of belonging and an ownership of their community.

Bespoke learning environment - our fresh and spacious campus has been redesigned to support post 16 learning. It is a truly impressive place to be.

Extra-curricular commitment - all Thurston Sixth students participate in elective and extra curricular activities and clubs such as sports events, international visits, debating, dance, choir and charity fund raising.

Thurston Community College

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

To achieve excellence in all aspects of school life.

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.

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