Academic Mentor - TLG

Global University Systems London United Kingdom Education

Company Description

Job Role: Academic Mentor – TLG (specialism in Business Management)

Contract Type: Permanent (Full Time & Part Time opportunities available)

Location: Tower Hill & Ealing Campus, London

Salary: Competitive

ü Do you have experience working with students in Business Management with a clear goal of supporting them to achieve their goals by enhancing their student experience?

ü Are you a hardworking team player with great interpersonal skills and attention to detail in Business Management?

ü Would you like to join a dynamic team who is determined to deliver a world-class service in Business Management?

Who we are:

The Language Gallery (TLG) in the UK is part of the thriving Global University Systems Group, with a reputation of excellence in providing English Language and University Pathways programmes. Aided by our strong partnerships with St. Mary’s University (Twickenham London), Bishop Grossette University (BGU) and several other prestigious universities, we welcome over 78,000 students currently studying around the world in 42 international locations based in some of the world’s biggest cities, from London to Singapore. We currently have 3 campuses and have ambitious growth plans – which makes for an exciting time to join TLG!

The Language Gallery’s value is to offer equal opportunities for all staff and students, celebrating multi-culturalism and tolerance, to achieve academic excellence. In addition, we aim to provide language skills, experience, and a sense of community to all our students.

At the very heart of our vision is a student-centred learning and teaching methodology which is progressive, forward-thinking, modern, and designed to meet our learners’ needs.


Why join us:

TLG is part of Global University Systems (GUS) which is an international network of higher-education institutions brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications. Our institutional culture was built upon our history and values. Our shared values – student, focus, communication, collaboration, respect, competence, entrepreneurship, and integrity – are more than aspiration. We display and expect these beliefs and behaviours from our colleagues equally.

What we offer our colleagues:

ü My Rewards Hub – handpicked discounts and deals from a wide and ever-growing list of providers.

ü Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – a dedicated 24/7 access platform

ü A great suite of In-House, CPD and other Training & Development opportunities on offer

ü A great Refer-A-Friend (RAF) scheme in operation.

ü Socials via ‘GOSH’: We love to celebrate events, our successes, recognise our colleagues for their contribution.

ü Eyecare vouchers

ü Various other benefits on offer from being part of Global University Systems (GUS) education network.


The Role:

At TLG, we’ve had huge uptake in student numbers and this demand has led us to opening a new campus in Ealing (London), which is in addition to our campus at Tower Hill, London. As such, we’re looking for an Academic Mentor in Business Management to guide and coach our Business Management students, to ensure students are enabled to succeed in their required assessments and submissions in a wide range of academic and pastoral topics, particularly in Business Management. We are more than happy to consider different working patterns, including permanent full-time, part-time and hourly paid opportunities to suit individual needs.

Academic Mentors contribute and develop high quality academic mentoring for a cohort of students in Business Management, supporting, developing and implementing strategies which contribute towards effective learning, behaviour, and achievement throughout the students’ time at the school, which then enhances their attendance, engagement and retention. The Academic Mentors will proactively seek to improve attention, attendance, progression of students at TLG by providing a healthy, safe, happy and challenging environment in which students feel supported and can work hard, free of disruption, develop mutual respect, grow in confidence and achieve their potential. The post holder will report into the Programme Lead to support successful assignment submissions of the students.

The post holder will participate in team meetings and any training required and work with a hands-on approach to ensure, together with the other Team Members, the administration of TLG HE is smooth and fully compliant.

The pillars of TLG HE are:

ü -Student recruitment

ü -Student retention

ü -Student progression

ü -Student and staff satisfaction

The ability to inspire and motivate students is a must.

As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have experience in working with students from all subjects related to Business Management, particularly, accountancy, finance and economics.

As this is a student-facing role, it’s based on campus, 5 days a week (Monday – Friday; 9am – 6pm)

Other information

The ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate should be fully conversant in Business Management and be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills with the ability to support students throughout their journey with us. You will have knowledge of the range of support services available to students and you will be able to adopt an organised and methodical approach to work, to be self-sufficient and self-directed in pursuit of supporting students and achieving targets. You will also have knowledge of awarding body regulations as well as safeguarding to ensure your approach is well within the guidelines at all times.

Role Requirements:

· A subject specialism of business management (accountancy / finance / marketing / economics, etc.)

· Experience of academic and administrative management is essential.

· A degree or higher in a relevant field or equivalent experience

· Organisation and time management

  • Excellent communicator verbally and in writing
  • Cooperative and collaborative


· Teaching qualification (PG Cert of equivalent).

· HEA fellowship and/or PGCAP

Please note: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK. Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

It’s quick and easy to apply for a role at the TLG. Just click on the apply button above. All you’ll need is an up-to-date CV outlining your interest in the role and how you meet the role’s criteria.

We acknowledge receipt of your resume for a position at The Language Gallery and sincerely appreciate your interest in our company.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose qualifications meet our requirements. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you if you are selected to continue for the next stage of the recruitment process. We wish you every success.

TLG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

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