Castleford Academy Trust

Academic Mentor – English

Post created 14/09/22.

35 hours per week – Term Time only

Grade 6 – Pro-rata Starting Salary £18,016 (FTE Salary Range – £22,571 – £25,419)

Crofton Academy are seeking to recruit an organised, positive, and enthusiastic Academic/Intervention Mentor to join our English Department and mentoring team from September 2022.  This is a 1 Year Fixed Term position (in the first instance). The successful candidate will provide learning, motivation, and inspiration to encourage our students to achieve their best through focused intervention.

The primary responsibilities of the role will include:

The successful candidate will be/have:

Crofton Academy joined Castleford Academy Trust in 2020 and has since been on a rapid improvement journey supported by the leaders of the ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rated Castleford Academy. Since joining the Trust leaders and staff at all levels have ambitiously worked towards improving the quality of education for pupils at the Academy and have responded positively to change.

We are able to offer staff a secure, supportive environment with continuous professional development. If you want to join an Academy where relationships for learning are fundamental to success, we would be delighted to hear from you.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Headteacher: Mr Peter Walker.

All relevant academy information, job description, and application forms can be downloaded from the school website at For further enquiries, please contact Kim Hinchcliffe, at

The closing date for fully completed applications is 4pm on 28th September 2022. The Academy reserves the right to interview suitable candidates prior to the closing date.

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