Academic Mentor in Guardian Jobs at England, United Kingdom

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National Tutoring Programme

Become an Academic Mentor

Discover, explore and engage in the world of education and teaching as you become a key contributor to the country’s recovery from Covid-19, as part of the government-funded National Tutoring Programme.

Make a difference as an Academic Mentor through tailored one-to-one and small group tuition for pupils whose education has been most impacted by the pandemic to help them reach their full potential.

We are recruiting full-time Academic Mentors to place in schools to deliver tuition in various subjects. You can select from a range of schools in your area and state your preference for being based in a primary or secondary school. As an Academic Mentor you will be a critical member of the team, working alongside the pupils’ teacher to provide 15-hour blocks of tuition for those who need it most.

In primary schools, Academic Mentors will support with: literacy, numeracy and science.

In secondary schools: English, numeracy, science, humanities and modern foreign languages.

Your Required Qualifications

  • Have a university degree in any subject (2.2) or above
  • Or have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Must have Level 4 (Grade C) or above in GCSE Maths and English or equivalent qualifications

Your Responsibilities Of The Role

  • Working with Senior Leadership Team (SLT) in the school to identify the support each pupil needs
  • Identify learning gaps and and help create bespoke intervention programmes for pupils
  • Developing and delivering engaging sessions to support a range of learning styles with clear learning objectives, considering any barriers to learning or additional needs
  • Delivering measurable outcomes from each session to track progress


The Academic Mentor role is perfect for recent graduates, those looking for a route into teaching or a career change, through

  • Expert online training from Liverpool Hope University
  • £19,000 salary, including paid holidays
  • Ongoing CPD and an excellent aftercare programme

Implement your ideas. Build relationships. Raise the confidence in pupils. Help shape their future.

We value diversity and we don’t discriminate on the grounds of age, ethnicity, disability, gender, marital status, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other characteristics protected or otherwise. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer that values diverse talent and encourages applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strive to be inclusive at each stage of the recruitment process and in line with our aim to promote diversity in our workforce, we also have a diversity & inclusion policy.

We are an inclusive employer and should you require any reasonable adjustments in order to complete any aspect of the recruitment process, please contact us.

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Company: Guardian Jobs

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Job Location: England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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