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Group Tutor Contractor (various subjects)

Remote
£35 per tutorial
Part-time (3 hours per week minimum)
Contract (12 months with the option to renew at end of 2024/2025 academic year)
Job description

Job Title: A level Group Tutor Contractor (across various subjects) 

Salary: £35 per tutorial 

Reporting to: Group Tuition Manager 

Contract: 1 year with the option to renew at end of 2024/2025 academic year 

Job Location: UK based (online) 

Interview Date: Interviews conducted on a rolling basis from Monday 22nd April 2024 

Start Date: October 2024 (with training from August 2024) 

 

About the Role 

Are you an experienced A level tutor? Can you support under-resourced young people to reach their full academic potential? 

We are looking for passionate and qualified A level tutors to deliver high quality small group tuition to our cohort of over 800 students. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced tutors with a love of learning to work with bright students whilst earning a competitive market rate for their tuition expertise. Tutorials are delivered online in groups of 2-4 students via our bespoke online platform. 

Tutors should be able to commit to a minimum of three hours per week, between the hours of 4pm and 8pm on a weekday, to tutor The Access Project students.  

We are looking for A Level tutors in these subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, French, Further Maths, Geography, History, Maths, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Sociology and Spanish. 

 

Please See Our Frequently Asked Questions and find out more about our Candidate Coffee Chats here.

About the Organisation 

We believe that every young person should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and make the most of their education. We are passionate about reducing the educational barriers our students face, helping them to pursue a career in their chosen field and follow their dreams.  

Our mission is to support students from under-resourced backgrounds to access top universities, through a unique combination of tuition and in-school mentoring. We work with them to make good applications, get the grades and transition to university.  

The programme combats educational inequality and improves social mobility by raising students’ grades and supporting them to understand the pathway to a top university. Students who receive support from our programme are almost twice as likely to attend top universities as statistically similar students, according to UCAS.  

Why Work at The Access Project 

People who work at The Access Project are motivated by the desire to create a fairer society. We all play an active part in achieving the mission to help students from under-resourced backgrounds access top universities. 

In the last year we engaged with staff across our organisation and co-created an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion vision and strategic objectives. Our work on this will develop throughout 2023 to ensure The Access Project can foster an equitable place to work.  

We value every individual who works at The Access Project, and we have a wide range of benefits that make this a rewarding place to work. In our last staff engagement survey, 90% said they are proud to tell people they work at The Access Project.  

 

Our Values 

Empowerment 

We support students and our people to develop the skills and knowledge to accomplish their goals. 

Courage 

We encourage our students and our people to be authentic, innovative, and ambitious in order to reach their full potential and deliver our mission. 

Impact 

We evolve our programmes through an evidence-led approach, supporting our students to achieve their best outcomes. 

Inclusion 

We respect and value individuality and engage diverse voices to achieve our mission. 

Ownership 

We hold ourselves accountable in all our actions and efforts. We ask, “What can I do to improve my results?” 

Tutor Responsibilities  

  • Adhere to the charity’s safeguarding policies, including undertaking an Enhanced DBS check  
  • Schedule tutorials with your tutor groups 
  • Responsively plan and deliver stimulating, high-quality tuition in line with our Tuition Quality Framework 
  • Deliver weekly hour-long tutorials via The Access Project’s online platform 
  • Complete weekly attendance forms 
  • Provide feedback on student progress 
  • Supply monthly invoices 
  • Take part in our observation and feedback process 

Person Specification 

  • UK based with the right to work in the UK 
  • Passionate about The Access Project’s mission 
  • A level teaching and/or extensive tutoring experience (minimum of two years) in a group setting 
  • Positive, engaging and flexible teaching style 
  • Familiarity with and strong knowledge of relevant exam boards and specifications 
  • Achieved a minimum of Grade B at GCSE in Maths, English and Science 
  • Evidence of ability to tutor one of the following subjects to A Level standard: Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, French, Further Maths, Geography, History, Maths, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Sociology and Spanish. 
  • Ability to commit to weekly hour-long tutorials at the same time each week over the academic year  

Why Tutor With The Access Project? 

  • You’ll have the opportunity to have an impact on the lives of talented young people across the UK, supporting them to achieve their potential 
  • Tutor flexibly around your commitments and supplement your income with our competitive pay rate 

 

Application Process 
Please click on Apply to apply for this vacancy and answer the application form questions. Please also submit your up-to-date CV. 
 
Safeguarding Statement 

The Access Project is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Equal Opportunities Statement 

The Access Project is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. We are working towards improvements with equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Disclosure of a Criminal Record 

The Rehabilitation of Offenders 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) Order 1986 applies to posts where there is access to children. This means that applicants for employment that involves working with children and young people must disclose anything listed in their criminal record, with the exception of protected cautions and convictions. All Disclosures are carried out in the strictest confidence and are made only in connection with your application for employment and for no other purpose.  The application for a DBS check at a level appropriate to the job role will be activated before your first day of work. Members of staff who are not eligible for a standard or enhanced DBS check are required to undertake a basic DBS check only in line with legal requirements. If you are selected for appointment to the role, you will be subject to this procedure. 

Present or Most Recent Employment 

It is important to give full information, including the organisation you work in, or most recent employment if not currently working, full dates, address, and explanation of any gaps in employment. 

References 

All appointments are subject to verification of employment and suitability of the candidate for the post applied for. We reserve the right to approach any previous employer for a reference and to verify their identity but will request your permission before doing so. If you have experience of working with children, please include this as one of your references. 

Education, Qualifications and Training: 

  • Ensure you give all the information requested, including dates, establishment where you studied and make clear the level of any examinations e.g., GCSE, GCE 'O' Level or 'A' Level or equivalents etc. and the grades you obtained. Also include any skills training you have had. You will be required to produce original documentary evidence of any qualifications relevant to the job, and these will be detailed on the person specification. 
  • Proof of qualification is required before the appointment is confirmed. 
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Posted on: 15 April 2024
Closed date: 15 May 2024 at 23:59
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