Become an Academic Mentor

Make a difference as an Academic Mentor through tailored one-to-one and small group tuition for pupils whose education has been most impacted by the pandemic to help them reach their full potential.

We are recruiting Academic Mentors to place in schools to deliver tuition. You can select from a range of schools in your area and state your preference for being based in a primary or secondary school. As an Academic Mentor you will be a critical member of the team, working alongside the pupil’s teacher to provide 15-hour blocks of tuition for those who need it most. In primary schools, Academic Mentors will support with: literacy, numeracy and science. In secondary schools: English, maths, science, humanities and modern foreign languages.

Implement your ideas. Build relationships. Raise the confidence in pupils. Help shape their future.

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Required qualifications:

  • minimum of three A-levels at A*-C grade (or equivalent)
  • minimum of a grade 4 in English and Maths at GCSE level

Responsibilities of the role:

  • working with Senior Leadership Team (SLT) in the school to identify the support each pupil needs
  • identify learning gaps and help create bespoke intervention programmes for pupils
  • developing and delivering engaging sessions with clear learning objectives, considering any barriers to learning or additional needs
  • delivering measurable outcomes from each session to track progress

Application Process

A three stage application process which includes: Registration of your details, uploading your CV and a live video interview with a member of Randstad’s recruitment team.

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Your benefits that add up:

  • Training designed to support you in the role
    •  Expert online training with Liverpool Hope University
  • A route into teaching and education
  • £19,000 – £21,000 salary based on experience, including paid holiday
  • On going CPD and an excellent aftercare programme 
    • A dedicated recruitment partner 
    • Scheduled time with you and your school for onboard support
    • Peer support groups and mental health and well-being

The Academic Mentor role is perfect for those looking for a route into teaching or a career change.

If you are interested in becoming an Academic Mentor, applications are now open. Register your details to find out more about how you can  make a difference.

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