Castleford Academy Trust

Academic/Intervention Mentor – English

Post created 24/05/23.

34.5 hours per week – Term Time only

Grade 6 – Pro-rata Starting Salary £19,361

(FTE Salary Range – £24,496 – £27,344)

Crofton Academy are seeking to recruit an organised, positive, and enthusiastic Academic/Intervention Mentor to join our English Department and mentoring team from September 2023.  The successful candidate will provide learning, motivation, and inspiration to encourage our pupils to achieve their best through focused intervention.

You don’t need to have experience of working in education to become an Academic Mentor, the role would suit an individual wishing to gain experience within an education setting, or a college/sixth form leaver wishing to gain valuable work experience.

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 worked ambitiously towards improving the quality of education for pupils at the Academy and pupils 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 Completed application forms should be sent to For further enquiries, please contact Kim Hinchcliffe, at

The closing date for fully completed applications is 10am on Monday 12th June 2023. The Academy reserves the right to interview suitable candidates prior to the closing date.

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