Academic Mentor

Location: Twickenham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: AMTWICK
Salary: £425 - 500 per week
Job Published: 21 days ago

Position: Academic Mentor (Full-Time)

Starting in September 2024

Pay: £425-£500 per week

About Us:

Protocol Education, in partnership with an outstanding school based in Twickenham, is seeking dedicated and passionate Academic Mentors to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in students' lives, providing tailored support and guidance to help them achieve their full potential in a thriving and supportive educational environment.

Job Description:

As an Academic Mentor, you will play a crucial role in supporting students' academic progress and personal development. Working closely with teachers and support staff, you will provide one-on-one and small group tutoring, focusing on core subjects and study skills. Your goal will be to help students overcome academic challenges, build confidence, and achieve their educational goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide targeted academic support to students in various subjects, particularly in English, Math, and Science.
  • Develop and deliver personalized tutoring sessions tailored to individual student needs.
  • Monitor and assess student progress, providing regular feedback to students, teachers, and parents.
  • Assist students in developing effective study habits and organizational skills.
  • Support students in preparing for exams and assessments.
  • Collaborate with teachers to identify students in need of additional support and develop intervention strategies.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and support activities.


  • A degree in Education, a core subject, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in a mentoring, tutoring, or teaching role is preferred.
  • Strong subject knowledge in English, Math, or Science.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a passion for helping students succeed.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Comprehensive training and professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on students' academic journeys.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and a cover letter outlining their experience and suitability for the role to Protocol Education at [email address] by [application deadline]. Please include "Academic Mentor Application - [Your Name]" in the subject line.

For more information about Protocol Education and the school, please visit [Protocol Education website] and [school website].

Protocol Education and our partner school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate.

Join us in providing exceptional academic support to students and helping them reach their full potential. We look forward to receiving your application.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further 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.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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