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Academic Mentor

The King John SchoolEssex

Academic Mentor 

Pay range: £15 per hour 

Zero hour contract – up to a possible 30 hours per week term time 

Required: immediate start 

Are you looking for a new challenge?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an English, Maths and Science Academic Mentor to join our successful and thriving school.

The King John School offers a high quality educational experience through a broad curriculum and a caring, friendly environment, and sets the highest expectations for all. Through high quality teaching and learning and exceptional wide ranging enrichment opportunities the school seeks to cultivate students’ motivation, confidence and intelligence.

We challenge our students to achieve ambitious goals and to never settle for second best. If you feel you could contribute to this ethos and enhance it further, please contact us.

You will need to be positive and flexible with a genuine belief in the value of education, and a determination to ensure that all students are enabled to achieve to their full potential. A high qualification in English and Maths at GCSE/CSE level is essential. All other training will be given.

Completed applications should be submitted via email to 


To apply for the role please download the application form from the vacancy page on,  completed applications should be submitted to . CV’s will not be accepted without a completed application form.

You must complete the application form fully and give details of all employment, training and gaps in employment since leaving secondary school to the present day. Any additional information, which you wish to bring to the notice of the selection panel should be included in your letter of application (supporting statement). Please ensure you say why and how you meet the criteria from the person specification in your letter of application. Full job description and person specification can be found at the end of this pack.

Closing Date: 5 December 2021

If you have any queries, wish to discuss the role informally or undertake a visit to the Trust, please do not hesitate to contact us via email  or telephone 01702 426707.

We look forward to receiving your application. You will be notified of your application status within two weeks of the vacancy closing date.

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