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Academic Mentor - English

Salford City AcademySalford

Post Title:                  English Academic Mentor

Hours:                        Subject to discussion, part time or full time

Salary:                        Competitive dependent on experience

Contract:                    Term time only. Fixed Term to July 2022 with potential for a permanent teaching position

Responsible to:         Head of English

Conditions of Service: United Learning Contract

Salford City Academy have an exciting opportunity for a qualified English Teacher or applicants who are considering training to teach in English. We are recruiting an academic mentor in English to join our talented and dedicated English team. The post in fixed term until July 2021 however there is scope for a suitable candidate to join our English department as a full-time teacher of English from September. The successful candidate will deliver tuition to identified students in KS4, in small groups or on a one-to-one basis and work with students in KS3 who are behind in reading. You will work with class teachers to identify areas for development and support, plan the student’s personalised learning programme, and agree outcomes.  

You may be a qualified teacher of English looking for their next post, or you may be considering a career in teaching and are wanting to gain some work experience. Whatever your circumstances, we want to hear from you if you are motivated by improving the life chances of young people. We are considering candidates who can offer full time and or part time hours. 

Why choose us? 

Salford City Academy is an 11- 16 school which is growing at a fast rate. For September 2021 we will be oversubscribed and we are always looking for opportunities to recruit excellent candidates into our fantastic team. We are a good school with high ambitions and expectations for all of our students. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every student has the capacity to become a successful fulfil their aspirations.

We enjoy state of the art facilities, designed to engage, and motivate learners. As an academy committed to professional development, all teaching staff will be expected to actively participate in CPD programmes. We work collaboratively, share good practice, and have a Trust-wide approach to development. We need to make sure we have the right people in the right place doing the job that is needed to build excellent provision for our children and young people. Staff are supported and developed professionally to make sure they can do that and are valued and recognised for their work.  

We are proud members of the Salford community, constantly striving to be the best and bringing out the best in everyone. Tolerance, mutual respect, honesty, and co-operation are fostered in line with the Academy REACT values across the curriculum. 

Our vision is to provide an excellent education for all our students, which brings out the best in all of them and prepares them for success in life. The academy is an exciting place to be and it is an excellent time to join us whether you are a qualified teacher looking to further your experience in tutoring or a student who is thinking about a potential career in teaching. 

If you want to find out more, please visit our website 

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For more information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply, please complete the online application form by clicking 'Apply'

Closing date: Midnight on Monday 3rd January 2022

Interviews: To be confirmed

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