Humanities Academic Mentor
Are you thinking about teacher training but keen to gain paid experience first?
Do you want to improve your skills and understanding of the teaching profession?
This job is ideal for Geography, History or English graduates seeking a role in schools
Your new company
The school is rated 'Good" by Ofsted and is a busy, community focused academy offering exciting opportunities for graduates to build their school based experience. The Head Teacher leads a positive and ambitious school staff, who use innovative teaching and excellent leadership to serve their community well. They have excellent training opportunities for aspiring teachers, and strong record of internal progression and well-structured, well led core subject departments.
Your new role
This role will be based in the humanities faculty working with teaching staff to improve the attainment levels of students, mainly at GCSE. You will be working closely with teachers to identify and support students who need extra support, and then working with them on a one to one and small group basis to improve areas of weakness such as essay structure, grammar and analytical writing. You will be preparing and marking resources in line with the curriculum, and supporting the class teacher to deliver engaging and dynamic lessons.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need to hold a BA Hons degree for Geography, History, English or a similar subject at 2:2 standard or above, and have some experience of working with school-age children and young people on either a paid, or voluntary basis. This could be in a youth club, school or tuition setting for example and will need to be in the last two years. This academic mentor job is ideal for someone who is passionate about supporting children reach their potential and about making a difference to young lives.
What you'll get in return
You will have lots of opportunity to work with excellent teachers and learn about the role of a teacher and the curriculum in more detail giving you a significant competitive advantage should you apply to train to teach in the future. Typically these roles are paid weekly, at around GBP300-350 per week.
Working for Hays Education who have been supporting schools in Birmingham for over 20 years will also mean you have specialist advice and guidance on your career, access to exclusive permanent opportunities in the future, and on-going training opportunities.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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