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Academic Mentor for English

Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0AH
Meridian High School
Full Time
GLF Associate Staff, Associate 3
15th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
30th September 2022 03:05 PM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1270827

Meridian High School are looking for a dynamic and inspirational Academic Mentor for English.

Your Opportunity

In conjunction with department leads, you will be expected to plan, develop and implement strategies, which contribute towards effective learning, engagement and achievement.

Your exact role will be contextualised to the needs of Meridian High School and your individual skill-set, however, it will involve the following type of work:

• Subject-specific work with small groups, both in the classroom and through withdrawal sessions

• 1:1 subject specific work with targeted individuals

• Revision sessions

• Additional support for those shielding or not in school

About Meridian High School

Meridian High School is a forward-looking, dynamic Academy, on a journey of rapid improvement within GLF Schools. We believe education is about developing the whole person, helping learners to understand the many different branches of human knowledge, challenging them to think critically and encouraging a desire for truth and curiosity in life. We further believe that ‘resilience, ambition and respect’ are vital educational tools.

Thrive in a Career at GLF

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams.

Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish.

Our offer includes:

Continuous Professional Development

Work life and family friendly policies

Flexible Working

Staff Wellbeing

Career Pathways and Talent Management

Staff Benefits

Community and Collaboration

Valued worker scheme

What are we looking for

• Either a completed university degree (2.2 or above) or have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• Grade C (Level 4 or above) in GCSE maths and English

• Demonstrate a high level of pre-existing subject knowledge in relevant subject area

• Right to work in the UK for the duration of the academic year

In addition, the following skills will be essential

• Good interpersonal skills

• Ability to listen and communicate well

• High level of assertiveness and resilience

• A non-judgemental approach

• Ability to relate to young people and act as a role model

Whether you are a recent graduate, retired teacher or are considering a career change, this role is ideal for those wanting to support young people at a time of unprecedented need. As an agile employer we are prepared to explore different working patterns/opportunities so if you feel that this is for you then please get in touch.

The Details

Start date: As soon as possible

Pay Scale: GLF Associate Staff, Associate 3

Working hours: Full-time 

Pro-rata Annual Salary: £18,170 (for working 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year)

Closing date: Monday,7 October 2022


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place

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