“As we look ahead to the new academic year, we are looking for a graduate mentor who is experienced in supporting students aged 11 – 16 in any setting and looking to progress further into the education sector. There will be a requirement for a successful graduate mentor who can work alongside teaching and support staff at our highly supportive secondary school, providing support to students at KS3 and KS4 where possible. A lot of learning has been missed out upon as a result of the school closures over this past year and so we require a Graduate Mentor who can support learning and provide intervention to catch students up. There will be opportunity to focus on core subject support in Maths and English as well as Humanities (History and Geography).”

–          Associate Headteacher

This secondary school located in Trafford is looking for a graduate mentor to start with them in September. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate to gain experience within a secondary school environment on a full time basis supporting students across the ability and age range. There have already been students who are identified as being behind their peers with regards attainment levels as well as many others who will be in this category as learning has been lost to some degree. There is already funding and planned to be more which will be allocated for a graduate mentor to work alongside these students for the entire new academic year.

The successful graduate mentor will ideally have existing experience of working with individuals aged 11 – 16 in a previous setting which could be from a previous role supporting at a secondary school or teaching/tutoring at a tutor club or any other relevant setting.

Key aspects of the Graduate Mentor role:

  • Earning potential up to £1400 per month depending on prior experience
  • Full time graduate mentor required: start in September 2021 as required
  • Provide support primarily in Maths and English but also option to support elsewhere in school
  • Prior experience is necessary of supporting or working with students aged 11 – 16
  • Highly supportive senior leadership team and close-knit SEN department

Any graduates who have a degree or proficiency in Maths or English based subjects are highly encouraged to apply now as subject knowledge is a key aspect of this support role.

This secondary school is situated in Trafford bordering between Altrincham, and Sale and Stretford. The Greater Manchester Metrolink services this area on a very regular basis making it highly accessible all of Manchester as well as being situated near to the M60/M56 motorway network. The school is a large mixed school with approximately 1200 students on roll.

If you are a graduate mentor looking to progress further into the education sector securing a mentor position at this very supportive secondary school then apply now with your most recent CV outlining all relevant experience. Any experience of supporting students with special educational needs or lower ability in a mentoring or tutoring capacity is highly desirable so please highlight this as applicable.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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