English Graduate Learning Mentor

£60 - £65 p day
07 Sep 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
English Graduate Learning Mentor - Erdington

Considering which career path to take?

Ever thought of teaching as a rewarding and viable career choice in the future?

Perhaps you'd benefit from earning £60 - £ 65 per day in a learning mentor role, whilst gaining invaluable school-based experience, prior joining a teacher training programme in 2018?

- Graduate Role
- English degree (other English based degrees welcome)
- Paid £60 - £65 per day
- Career development opportunity for an aspiring English teacher
- Supportive English department
- Erdington Secondary School
- Interviews on a rolling basis
- Start date ASAP

The role:

Assisting students within the English department to achieve their potential will be the aim of the learning mentor role. You will work with students from a range of backgrounds and abilities via well-planned and resourced small group intervention sessions which you will lead. Some of the students you support will be pupil premium learners meaning they are supported through additional intervention sessions to ensure they do not fall behind their peers. As a key member of the English department, your role as a learning mentor, will entail assisting the teachers by contributing your ideas to staff meetings and planning sessions. Your role will also involve a pastoral element to it as you will not only be concerned with the students' academic success, but also have a role in the pastoral side.

The school:

Based in Erdington the school boasts state of the art facilities and a welcoming staff team. You will be greeted by a friendly team of colleagues who will help you to settle in your new role, offering guidance and assistance where needed. The students are generally well behaved and well mannered, however you should be a confident individual who can work well when challenges present themselves. The English department is well resourced and lessons are on the whole good or outstanding, you will definitely learn a lot from excellent English teachers here!

The school is easily accessible via both bus and train from the city centre. Should you prefer to drive there is also free car parking for staff.

Person Specification:

To be considered for the role you must have at least a 2.1 degree in an English subject degree such as Language, Literature, Linguistics or other similar degree. You must have a good academic background including strong A Levels at A/B grade. Any experience working with young people previously is also preferred, but not essential. If you have had experience for example tutoring or working with a child-based voluntary programme please make this evident in your CV.

To apply for this role click 'apply now' and send your CV today. Interviews are held on a rolling basis and roles can sometimes be filled before the deadline so don't delay!

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