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Graduate Academic Mentors

Salary notes: 
£17,212 - £23,660
Job/scheme locations: 
Birmingham, London, West Midlands, East Midlands, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Worcestershire, Bristol
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 

English, Maths and Science Graduate Academic Mentors 

Step Into Teaching are partnered with Secondary Schools, Academies, and 6th Form Colleges that are seeking graduates of English, Maths, and the Sciences to work as Graduate Academic Mentors from September 2021.

This is a wonderful opportunity for graduates who are considering training to become a teacher, to experience the classroom environment properly, before fully committing to a PGCE. 

The successful graduate must:

  • Hold or predicted English, Maths, or Science (or a related subject) degree with a 2:2 or above
  • Be passionate about their specialist subject
  • Be able to inspire and motivate
  • Have high expectations for students learning, achievement and behaviour
  • Be passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people
  • Be creative, friendly, and approachable.

Key Responsibilities for your role:

  • Working alongside the class/department teacher to offer support to children (Including those who need extending and challenging as well as those that struggle academically)
  • Supporting children with an EHCP alongside the SEN team
  • Leading sessions outside of the classroom with children both 1-1 and small groups
  • Planning and resourcing intervention sessions
  • Working alongside other professionals to assess children
  • Supporting children pastorally to enable them to feel safe and secure both at school and at home. 

The opportunity:

  • Secondary Schools, Academies, and 6th Form Colleges 
  • Full-time role, Monday - Friday
  • September 2021 for the full academic year
  • £17,212 - £23,660 Per Annum - Pro Rata - Term Time Only (based on location)
  • Chance to gain invaluable classroom experience before teacher training
  • School Direct Options available for 2022 at the same school/college.
  • Help change a child's life every single day
  • The opportunity to be part of a large graduate programme across the UK.

If you are a graduate of English, Maths or the Sciences who is seriously considering a career working with young people, then this is for you!

Use your subject knowledge, passion, and enthusiasm to make a difference every single day in the lives of young people. 

Contact us at Step Into Teaching today to learn more about taking your first steps into a long and highly rewarding career working with young people. We look forward to hearing from you!

Step into Teaching is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about this vacancy

Start date: 
September 2021
East Midlands, London, South East, South West, West Midlands
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
Degree requirements: 
Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: