Secondary - English

Posted 16 November 2023
Salary £19,000 - £21,000
Discipline SecondaryEnglish
Contact NameGavin Mather

Job description

Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ secondary school seeks passionate academic tutor to support with secondary English.

Are you passionate about making a difference in a child's life? Do you inspire those around you? If so, we have a fantastic school seeking an academic tutor to help their GCSE students prepare for their upcoming exams.

The schools’ values of Service, Teamwork, Ambition, and Respect are at the heart of everything they do and they are looking for the right candidate to start as soon as possible, on a full-time basis.

They are seeking a dedicated and motivated mentor to join their staff in making a positive impact for the students and the wider community. If you have strong subject knowledge and the ability to establish meaningful connections with the students, we want to hear from you.

If you possess the drive and dedication to make a positive impact, take the first step in shaping the future by applying today.

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.

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.