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A-Level Essay Writing Support Mentors

Reference: JAN20181816
Expiry date: 09:00, 05 February 2018
Location: Ashton Under Lyne
Salary: £15 Per Hour
Benefits: Teachers Pension and Free Parking
Duration:4 Months
Attachments: AdvertApplyingInformation.pdf

Ashton Sixth Form College has an excellent reputation for academic success, an outstanding record of student support and a vibrant college environment. We are proud of our reputation and popularity and we are committed to ensuring that our students receive the very best teaching and support with their studies. Our college community includes over 200 dedicated staff who work hard to ensure that all students have the opportunity to learn, develop and achieve at college, a college community where each person is valued and can flourish. Having a College that puts staff and students first means that we are constantly adapting to meet their needs. For this reason we seek to employ a culture-rich workforce. We are a major provider of the highest quality academic and vocational education in Tameside and we currently have the following vacancies:


A-Level Essay Writing Support Mentors

(Approximately 10-15 hours per week Casual, hourly paid. There is likely to be work available from February –May, term-time only). £15 per hour.

The college is seeking to recruit well-qualified and highly-motivated mentors to work with AS and A level students in order to develop and improve the general and subject-specific essay-writing skills of humanities students. Students will be following a range of courses, including History, Politics, Sociology, Geography, RS, Law and English, amongst others.

You will:

  • Be an excellent communicator who is capable of motivating others.
  • Be pro-active in gaining an understanding of the assessment objectives of the qualifications you will be supporting students with.
  • Have a good knowledge of the skills required for success in AS/A level essay-based subjects and the ability to develop these skills in students.
  • Ideally have an in depth knowledge of at least one A level humanities subject.

We anticipate appointing 2-3 people to this position, dependent upon the subject background, experience and available working hours of the successful candidates.

Applicants should complete and return the College application form, along with a supporting statement which outlines the reasons you feel you are suitable for the post.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 5 th February 2018 Interview Date: Friday 9 th February 2018

Start Date: Monday 26 th February 2018


Please visit our website to apply online


Ashton Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. This College is an Equal Opportunities Employer.