KS3 Academic Mentor, Birmingham

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Washwood Heath AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,344-£26,317 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Washwood Heath Academy is a rapidly improving and vibrant “good” school (OfSted 2016) which serves a multi-ethnic community with care and high expectations and is proud of the achievements of its students.


We offer students a wide range of support to enable them to succeed.  As part of our commitment to help students achieve the best possible results, we are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual to work as an Academic mentor, working with identified groups of under-achieving students.  A GCSE, grade C or above, in English and Math is essential when applying for this post.


We are looking for a committed, hard-working and enthusiastic individual who can have a significant impact on our journey of improvement. You should have a positive approach to challenge and change, and be a flexible team player. The post would involve working with a key cohort of pupils in year 7 ensuring that they make rapid progress to achieve their target grades. You will be responsible for supporting and implementing key projects including year 7 catch up initiatives. This post will also involve supporting students within lessons as well as developing personalized strategies to motivate students and support them in overcoming any barriers to their academic success.


So - can you motivate and inspire young people?  Are you an excellent communicator who can work on your own initiative to develop relationships with teachers, families and students in order to help them improve their exam results?  If so, we would love to hear from you.



For further details and Application form, please visit the school website:  www.washwoodheath.com/vacancies

Closing date for applications:  9.00am Wednesday 22nd May 2019

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for this role.

Washwood Heath Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.



More about Washwood Heath Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Burney Lane, Stechford, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 2AS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 675 7272
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“Welcome to our Washwood Heath Family” is what we say to every Year 7 student on their first day at Washwood Heath Academy and we mean it. Education transforms lives and we prepare every student to succeed and equip them with the confidence and skill...