Thomas Gainsborough School

School Based Literacy or Maths Instructors (2 posts)

Hours: 32.5 hours per week

Contract: Full Time, Fixed Term

Salary: Unqualified Teacher Point 1 (£18,419 a year, pro-rata)

Start date: As soon as possible

End date: 01 July 2022

We are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic and hard working people to join this successful and popular school.

You will be required to:

  • Support students aged 11 to 16 to make further progress in their learning
  • Lead small group support sessions focusing on targeted subjects (e.g. English, maths)
  • Liaise with key staff such as Heads of Department to develop and receive work to support intervention and mentoring sessions
  • Work on a one to one or small group basis with students

Therefore, we are looking for someone who:

  • Can work independently but contribute to a strong team ethos
  • Is willing to work flexibly
  • Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Is able to solve problems and be proactive
  • Has an excellent sense of humour
  • Is educated to degree level

We welcome applications from candidates with exams, speech and language, intervention and teaching experience, as well as applications from those new to the role with transferable skills from another sector. The ability to also support learning in other subjects such as history, geography, French, German or Spanish would also be desirable, but not essential.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role or to arrange a visit, please contact Mr C Ryall (Deputy Headteacher), or by phoning the school on 01787 375232.

Closing date: This vacancy will remain live until the positions are filled.

Interviews: Interviews will not be any sooner than Tuesday 9 November 2021

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership and wish to apply, please use the following link

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required. 

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

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