Learning Mentor - Biology, Swiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden

Closing date:New this week

The UCL Academy, CamdenSwiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UCL Academy Pay scale 4 Spine Point 18 (£21,546) pro-rata, term time only (£18,718)
Contract term: Fixed Term

The UCL Academy are currently recruiting for a Biology Learning Mentor to join our sixth form team. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a graduate with vision and passion to provide inspirational mentoring in their specialist subject. The successful candidates will provide support to a variety of A level students, year 12 and 13, who require additional support in overcoming barriers to learning that prevent them from achieving their full potential. The ideal Learning Mentor will be confident, have a proven track record of working effectively with young people and be willing to work individually and as a part of a team. This role will suit outgoing personalities who are looking for an exciting and rewarding role, and are able to develop a good rapport with post 16 students.

Working closely with teachers and educational support staff across faculties and under the guidance of Curriculum Leaders, you will learn and develop your own knowledge base and gain first-hand experience in supporting students. Recent and relevant experience is essential. You will also have an understanding of the emerging adult status of post 16 students, the UCAS process and of Enrichment and Personal development at post 16 level.

Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden. Priding ourselves on high academic aspirations, the Academy is celebrating another exceptionally successful year of A-level results, with our students securing places at some of Britain’s most prestigious universities including our sponsor UCL. Additionally, as expected, our pioneering cohort of students have performed extremely well in the Academy’s first ever set of GCSE exams in 2017; the core subjects students have performed well above national average. Our sponsor University College London provides a range of exciting academic opportunities and exposure to university life for pupils. We offer iconic state-of-the-art facilities and the opportunity to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology.

You can also visit www.uclacademy.co.uk for more information or why not watch our school video at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSafC5jHeDM 

We Offer

  • State-of-the-art classroom technology – including Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics from UCL
  • Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
  • Intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning – 50% of teachers are now enrolled in the coaching programme
  • An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources
  • Suitable IT equipment for all staff members 
  • A generous health care plan, including reimbursement for optical, dental, physiotherapy and a range of other areas, 24/7 GP access, online healthcare literature, access to trained counsellors and discounted membership at over 2,000 gyms nationwide.

How to Apply

To apply please send your CV and request an application pack from Faye Harrison at uclacademy@hays.com, or you can contact Faye on 0207 259 8770 for further information. Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 20th November 2018

Please send applications as soon as they are completed, we are keen to appoint and may do so before the deadline.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.

Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful

Contact Details

Faye Harrison c/o The UCL Academy

Adelaide Road, Camden London, NW3 3AQ

E: uclacademy@hays.com 

T: 020 7259 8770

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Adelaide Road, Swiss Cottage, Camden, London, NW3 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 449 3080
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The UCL Academy is sponsored by UCL, a world-class, multifaculty, research-led university. UCL's vision is an innovative Academy for pupils aged 11 to 18. We are a comprehensive, co-educational, non-denominational, fully inclusive and an ac...