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Academic Mentor

Lister Community SchoolNewham

We are seeking to appoint a full time Academic Mentor on a fixed term, term time only contract.  This is a grant funded post, until August 2022.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional recent graduate with aspirations of training to become a teacher.   

You will have a subject specialism in either Science, English, Maths, Humanities or MFL and be confident, approachable and passionate about making a difference to the students in our community. The successful candidate will assist in bridging the gap caused by the impact of the pandemic and will work closely with the heads of subject to ensure that students achieve.  

Applicants must have a university degree (2.2) or above. All applicants must also have Level 4 (Grade C) or above in GCSE Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

If you think you have the potential to be an outstanding Academic Mentor at Lister then an application form can be downloaded directly the TES website.  If you have any queries about the role then you can contact our Assistant Headteacher, 

Completed applications must be returned by email to:  by  Midday on Friday 7th January 2022.

The successful candidate may be invited to enroll on to the National Tutoring Programme in order to benefit from the training and continued professional development that is on offer around this role. 

Please note: applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to close this position before the date specified above.  We therefore urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.   Due to high volume of applicants, we will only contact those candidates who have been selected to progress to the next stage of the process.

Please note, we have no parking onsite.

An exceptional school:  Our vision is a world class education for young people in Newham. Lister Community School  is an 11-16 comprehensive school at the heart of its community.  In our December 2018 Ofsted the inspectors found that the school has maintained the good quality of education and ‘made strong progress in many aspects of the school’s provision‘ since our last inspection in September 2013. Our many strengths are highlighted, including how students are ‘courteous and articulate’ and ‘say they enjoy school and value the wide range of opportunities they are given’. We are very proud that the report recognises our high aspirations, the hard work and good behaviour of our students, and the dedication and commitment of our staff.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This appointment will be conditional on successful pre-employment and enhanced DBS checks. 

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