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Academic Mentor

Cherry Tree Road, Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 4PH
St George's School - A Church of England Academy
Full Time, Term Time
NJC Grade E SCP 12, £20,355 pro rata
16th March 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
24th March 2023 01:05 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: One year initially
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1318318

Academic Mentor 

37 hours a week, term time only

Fixed term for one year with the possibility of a further one year extension

Are you a high achieving Graduate looking to first-hand experience of working with secondary students in a school-based environment?

If so, we’re on the lookout for ambitious and fantastically qualified graduates who are keen to work as Academic Mentors to support learning of Looked after Children and those with gaps following Covid.


  • Flexible, term-time hours
  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school
  • Good opportunities for personal and career development
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to health and wellbeing support for you and your family
  • Access to employee benefits & rewards through Perkbox
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Continued Professional development and support into a Secondary teaching route

As an Academic Mentor, you will join the school’s incredible inclusion department and work with looked after children and students of ranging ability to boost their attainment at GCSE. Students have missed a substantial amount of school due to Covid so you will help bridge the gap and provide high quality mentoring sessions to small groups and 1:1.

This is an excellent opportunity for Graduates to support student learning within a school environment. For Graduates considering a career in teaching, the school will support you in applying for the School Direct programme.

Don’t delay in applying for this Academic Mentor opportunity to join a fantastically organised Academy.

Advert End date: Friday 24th March 2023 at 1pm

Proposed Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 27th March

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our safer recruitment pre-employment checks on shortlisted candidates.

We are part of Cidari Education - Multi Academy Trust, established in November 2013, a growing educational trust and part of the Blackburn Diocese. Cidari Education is committed to providing high quality education for all children in our academies based on clearly established Christian values and principles.

The above post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure & Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. Further information is available below.


Safeguarding Statement:

St George's School - A Church of England Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
St George's School - A Church of England Academy

St George's School - A Church of England Academy

Part of Cidari Multi Academy Trust

Cidari Multi Academy Trust