Academic Mentor (SUA6) - Staffordshire University Academy

Marston Road, Hednesford, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS12 4JH
Unqualified Teacher Scale (UQ1 – UQ6 - £18,169 - £28,735)
01 Apr 2021
26 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
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Academic Mentor (SUA6)

12 Month fixed term contract

Salary – Unqualified Teacher Scale (UQ1 – UQ6 - £18,169 - £28,735)

Due to a rapid rise in our growing post-16 provision, SUA6 are seeking a talented and ambitious academic mentor to help our sixth form students realise their aspirations.

The post would ideally suit a university graduate who would like to experience a role in education. The role will involve mentoring students with their academic or organisational skills, whilst also being able to support sixth form teaching to help stretch the learning experience. You will also oversee an exciting programme of enrichment targeted at post-16 students.

Staffordshire University Academy has seen a rapid improvement in recent years and focuses on our relentless mission of improving the life chances of the students in our local community. We have worked hard on creating a clear culture of high expectations and aspirations within the academy. September 2021 sees our biggest ever cohorts in Year 12 and Year 7.

This coincides with our unique football academy pathway, through our Hednesford Sports Education partnership. Students, male or female, who are in the academy have dedicated football sessions coached by UEFA B coaches and fitness and nutrition sessions led by professionals.

For more information and to download an application pack please visit our website: or email: to request an application pack. Alternatively contact Claire Simpson on 01543 224 654.

Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 26th April 2021.  Interviews will take place during the week beginning Monday 26th April 2021.

This academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:

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