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Academic Mentor - Mathematics - Term Time

Northfleet School for Girls Co-Operative Learning , Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-4040-359S
  • Posted:06/02/2023
  • Pay:KR6 £14,253 - £15,208 pa based on 4 days per week
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:20/02/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Northfleet School for Girls is a vibrant and caring school which is on a very exciting journey. Over recent years we have been growing rapidly (53% increase in student roll since 2017). 

Do you have A Level or higher qualifications in Mathematics?

Do you have a passion to see young people succeed in this subject?

Do you want to make a difference in helping young people recover gaps in learning due to Covid?

If you can answer yes to any of the above then this could be an exciting role for you!

We are seeking to employ an Academic Mentor in Mathematics. You will work closely with our dedicated Subject Leader to identify students with gaps in their learning across all years and then work with these students in small groups and on an individual basis to move them forward. You do not need detailed experience of the secondary curriculum, just a good background knowledge of the subject and a willingness to learn. 

The post is for 3 - 4 days per week and is term time only (39 weeks per year). The working pattern is 08:30 - 16:00 on Monday to Thursday and 08:30 - 15:00 on a Friday . The working days to be agreed with the successful candidate. The role is offered on a fixed term contract until the end of the academic year 2022/23. 

This exciting role will not only help our young people to fulfil their potential, but also provide great experience for anyone who might be considering a career in teaching in the future. 

As a school we will offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction
  • Performance management reviews take place annually in September with the opportunity for a performance related pay increase once an employee is eligible i.e. has been employed long enough for evidence to be provided 
  • The opportunity to be part of a whole school team which believes in working together to achieve excellence
  • A school which values every individuals’ contribution and seeks to develop skills and talents across all areas of school life
  • A school which believes that students and staff should ‘enjoy the journey!’

Please visit our website www.nsfg.org.uk and see the attached documents for further information on the school and the role. 

We welcome any candidate who may wish to visit for an informal tour or conversation in advance of applying. If you would like to take up this opportunity please contact Mrs Annable to arrange - j.annable@nsfg.org.uk .

Northfleet School for Girls and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check. For any candidate who is shortlisted, an online search will be conducted in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 statutory guidance.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the published closing date should a suitable candidate be appointed before. 

Information about the school

Northfleet School for Girls is a vibrant and friendly school which values every individual as a professional member of the whole team.

Our vision is that all students should dream big and achieve. This is realised through staff, students and parents working closely together, having high expectations in all areas and enjoying the journey.

We are at a very exciting stage in our path to outstanding. Results have improved year on year and are now significantly above similar schools, student engagement is excellent and intake numbers are expanding rapidly at both Year 7 and Year 12. We benefit from amazing facilities, including a new Sixth Form block, School Farm, Fitness Suite, Art Gallery, Professional Performing Art spaces and a Recording Studio.

The following quotes from our staff survey give a feel for the school;

“I believe the students behaviour is really good and it makes this school a great place to work.”

“The school management have a caring ethos and as a new member of staff I am very impressed with how valued I have been made to feel and the initiatives to make the working environment a happy place to be.”

“I love working at this school and do find it a good school to work for. I do feel valued and that there are opportunities for me to professionally develop. The behaviour here is good and SLT are supportive. It is a great school to work at.”

“Fantastic place to work - staff very supportive of each other and students.”

“The school is immaculately presented which provides a professional environment for our students to learn in and be proud of. SLT always make time to support every member of staff and the expectation of the workforce is clear.

If you would like to be part of a school that values the contribution of all staff in achieving great education and want to work in an environment where everyone is supported to develop further then we would like to speak with you.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs J Annable HR Co-ordinator
  • Address:Hall Road, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 8AQ
  • Telephone: 01474 831020
  • Email: personnel@nsfg.org.uk

Fax: 01474 335058


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.