Academic Coach, Sandwell

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Oldbury AcademySandwell

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,779 to £22,644 for 37 hours pw, term time + 3 weeks
Contract term: Permanent

We need new Academic Coaches in Maths, Science and English to join our successful team. You’ll need to be able to work with young people individually and in groups and a minimum of 5 good passes at including English, Maths and Science and preferably a relevant degree.

With appropriate training and support you will be able to:

  • Confidently deliver English/Maths/Science to GCSE level
  • Provide academic support (1-2-1/groups/in-class) to raise the achievement of identified pupils at Key Stage 3 and 4
  • Motivate pupils; particularly disadvantaged pupils to help raise their aspirations
  • Use data to monitor pupil progress and keep records of support provided
  • Identify areas of weakness and provide bespoke intervention to the pupil(s)
  • Plan, organise and run revision workshops
  • Communicate  effectively with pupils, teachers and parent.

There is a wealth of opportunities for career progression here, as development of staff is given a high priority and many of our former Academic Coaches are now on routes to qualified teacher status.

These posts are 37 hours pw and work term time + 3 weeks, with attendance at Training Days, and rostered for Summer School (first week of the summer holiday) and pupil premium revision sessions during February half term and Easter.

Oldbury Academy expects all its employees to share its commitment to safeguarding and the welfare of its pupils. Your attention is drawn to the details of our Safer Recruitment process and the rigorous pre-employment checking that we will undertake in order to demonstrate that commitment.

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More about Oldbury Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pound Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 8NE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 121 533 3750
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