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Academic Mentor - Maths and Science

Epsom, Surrey
Glyn School
Full Time,Part Time
Pro-rata, for working 36 hrs/week: £18,170
16th October 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
2nd November 2020 09:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1118412

Glyn School is looking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Academic Mentor to provide additional learning support for students in Maths and Science.

Your opportunity:

Glyn School is looking to appoint a highly skilled and dedicated Academic Mentor to support students address gaps in their learning, impacted by Covid-19 disruption. Working with Faculty Leaders and Subject Leaders, you will provide personalised support for specific student cohorts across Key Stages KS3, KS4 and KS5. You will:

• Develop and deliver lesson plans in classroom and intervention sessions

• Utilize effective teaching and learning strategies

• Provide targeted revision sessions in 1:1 or group settings and

• Provide further support for students who are shielding or not in school.

We are specifically looking for candidates with expertise in Maths and would welcome applications from candidates with additional capacity to offer support in Science. You will have a confident understanding of the curriculum and the ability to explain mathematical concepts clearly.

This role will be well suited for candidates who are currently academic tutors, experienced teachers looking for flexibility, HLTA's or gap year students from universities with specific subject knowledge. NQT candidates are welcome to apply. We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, and welcome flexible working arrangements.

As an Academic Tutor at Glyn School, you will have plenty of CPD opportunities for professional development and growth. Working as part of the GLF Trust comprising of 40 schools, we are able to support you with career pathways for progression.

About Glyn School:

Why should you work at Glyn School?

Glyn is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ in 2009 and 2012. An oversubscribed 11-19 Academy, Glyn is the lead school in the successful and thriving GLF Multi-Academy Trust. We are a vibrant school for boys with 1229 students on roll (Year 7-11), and a successful mixed Sixth Form with 490 students. Glyn is ideally situated just ten minutes’ walk from both Ewell East and Ewell West stations, both of which are approximately 20 minutes from Clapham Junction and within Zone 6.

Learning and Teaching is at the heart of Glyn. We aim to deliver lessons that inspire and engage students who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. Teachers who have a passion for their subject and build strong relationships with their students cultivate a ‘love of learning’ that ultimately sees the young people we teach make exceptional progress. We firmly believe that high quality professional development is an important part of excellent teaching and we enthusiastically pursue ongoing teacher development: CPD, no matter where a teacher is in their career, is part of the fabric and culture of the school. For a glimpse of what we do for CPD, please visit our Learning & Teaching section of the web-site.

What other team members say about their careers at Glyn:

“Glyn is a great place for career development - there are lots of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and to undertake professional development”. 

"I moved to Glyn after five years at a grammar school. It was definitely the right move for me. I absolutely love the atmosphere at Glyn. The students are a joy to teach and my team are incredibly supportive of each other. It's fantastic to work at a highly respected school where learning and teaching always takes priority”.

What we are looking for:

You will:

• Be an outstanding tutor.

• Have excellent leadership and communication skills.

• Have a proven track record in achieving excellent student progress.

• Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.

• Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.

Why work at Glyn School (please do review our Glyn staff welfare document that is included in this advert):

• An environment where the focus is on high quality teaching.

• An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for and emphasize staff well-being.

• A culture of coaching with regular career development meetings offered with the Head of School and Executive Headteacher.

• Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.

The Details:

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract type: Permanent

Pay Scale: GLF Associate Staff, Associate 3

Working hours: Full-time or Part-time

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

Closing date: Monday, 2 November 2020


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. 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.

Glyn School

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