Secondary - English

Posted 18 October 2023
Salary £19,000 - £21,000
Discipline SecondaryEnglish
Contact NameSarah Igbinijesu

Job description

A fantastic school based in Birmingham is seeking an Academic Mentor to support their students with secondary English. This Ofsted rated “Good” school thrives to ensure students achieve their best. They have  have high standards and expectations of all of their students. They want the very best for their students and for their school to be a rich learning community where children grow in an environment based on family values with respect at the heart. Children are challenged to aspire to be the very best they can be in all aspects of their lives. They are supported to believe that they can achieve anything if they work hard and develop the resilience needed to overcome the many challenges that they will face along the way. The school wish to have an Academic Mentor join their team to continue to deliver this fantastic work and to make a difference to students lives.

Become an Academic Tutor 

Do you want a role where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people? We’re recruiting full-time Academic Tutors to start immediately and deliver tuition in various subjects for the National Tutoring Programme. This is a great opportunity to get school experience, which is invaluable for those who are considering a career in teaching. 


You’ll be working alongside teachers to provide tuition for pupils whose education has been most impacted by the pandemic. Academic Tutors can mentor pupils in primary school literacy, numeracy or science, or secondary school English, humanities, maths, modern foreign languages, or science. 


You don’t need to have experience of working in education to become an Academic Tutor as our fully funded training will ensure that you have all the knowledge you need for your new role. 


To become an Academic Tutor, you’ll need: 

  • A degree or equivalent, OR; 

  • Three A-levels at A*- C grade AND a minimum of Grade 4 (grade C equivalent) in English and maths at GCSE level 


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Working with teaching staff to identify the support each pupil needs 

  • Creating bespoke intervention programmes for pupils 

  • Developing and delivering engaging sessions with clear learning objectives 

  • Delivering measurable outcomes from each session to track progress 


Develop your skills as an Academic Tutor through: 

  • Expert online training from Education Development Trust 

  • Access to resources and professional development covering topics including mental health, work-life balance, and pedagogy 


We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer that values diverse talent and encourages applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. 


Should you require any adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact us. 


Please note that the role of an academic tutor is face-to-face and you will likely be expected to attend an in-person interview at the school too.