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Useful Resources

​Useful Resources

We've put together a library of useful resources, to support you on your Academic Mentor journey. If you have any questions about the role of an Academic Mentor, or you need any hints or tips about your upcoming school interviews, please don't forget to reach out to our team of School Relationship and Recruitment Officers for extra advice.

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Top tips for Working as an Academic Mentor

This guide contains information about what it means to be an academic mentor, tips to support you achieve those goals as well as Frequently Asked Questions.

Preparing an Academic Mentor Session

​At an interview, you may be asked to put together a task for the interview.

This guide gives advice about questions to prepare before the interview, what the panel will be looking for and questions to ask the school before you plan your lesson.

Further Resources For Applicants ​

​A great place to start is by looking at the National Curriculum; you will be able to get an idea of what the pupils you are tutoring are aiming to know by the end of the year.

Oak National Academy is a government approved site for useful school resources.

Twinkl is a particularly useful platform for supporting early years and primary-aged pupils.

TES has over 900,000 resources made by teachers, many of which are free to download and are targeted at a range of age groups.​

Micro Teach Tipsprovides useful advice to prepare for a Micro-Teach/Presentation.