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Job description

Russell Group Graduate – Academic Mentor/Teaching Assistant – Islington Secondary school | September start

  • Minimum (2:2) Graduate from Russell Group University
  • School Direct program for outstanding Graduate(s)
  • Minimum £70 per day for Learning Support Assistant role

An Islington secondary school is currently looking for a University Graduate to join their impressive school for the new academic year. The position will run for the full academic year.

The Ideal candidate

We are looking for an ambitious and gifted graduate who has achieved a minimum of a 2:2 degree or above in their studied discipline and are looking for some classroom based experience, before possibly undertaking a teaching qualification themselves. This role is for a graduate with the skills to explain a variety of topics in a manner that will hep raise attainment of varying students.

About the Role

In this Academic Mentoring post you will be working in the department that most closely correlates with your skills, experiences, and formal qualifications. You will be working with pupils who are struggling in their studies and you will be helping them reach their targets. As an Academic mentor you will work 1:1 and in small groups with talented and gifted children, as well as challenging pupils.

The School has a track record of developing talented Russell Group graduates and Teaching Assistants into Teachers through Schools Direct.

This Academic mentor position is open to all Russell Group graduates and if you apply and being successful within this role will equip with all of the essential tools for your future career. Apply to become a part of this innovative secondary in Islington today.

Send your CV to Sid Taylor at teaching personnel or by email at

Please note: due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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