Maths Tutor


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Job description

We are looking for volunteer tutors to help us with our catch up tuition programme for primary and secondary school students.



We partner volunteer tutors with pupils to increase their subject knowledge, confidence and study skills. As a volunteer tutor you can have a big impact on the students on our programmes. Our tutors do more than simply set and mark work, they also act as positive role models and raise students’ aspirations.We particularly focus on subjects maths, physics, chemistry and biology.


As a Maths/Science Tutor volunteer, you will:

  • Deliver lessons to your students weekly using Numberfit provided resources, focusing on delivering a supportive relationship and inspiring delivery.

  •  Working remotely one-to-one with student(s) to help improve their academic ability, develop their confidence and to help them work on their study skills. 

  • Acting at all times professionally as a representative of Numberfit.


You will be working with our team lead for Tutoring, who after appropriate checks will be your key contact to support you through your role. You will receive a Tutor induction and DBS check before you start, and ongoing support sessions as your role progresses.


What are we looking for? 

We are looking for a volunteer who has:

  • Teaching/ Tutoring and lesson planning experience

  • Subject knowledge

  • Good level of English language

  • Listening and communication skills

  • Empathy for their students and their feelings towards subjects and exams

  • The ability to work professionally with children

  • Commitment to fulfilling their role as agreed


The volunteer should also have/be:

  • Accuracy and attention to detail 

  • Ability to quickly understand the needs of their students

  • Can ask key questions to enable us to clarify requirements

  • Open to feedback


What difference will you make? 

Your role as a Tutor will have a big impact on the students on our programmes, and their learning confidence and ability in a key subject. With your help we’ll be able to continue raising the profile of mathematics, enjoyable learning and children's wellbeing.

What’s in it for you?

A volunteer Tutor experience is great for developing your skills and confidence working with children, and can give your CV a real boost. You will have the opportunity to get to know like-minded people, and an Enhanced DBS check paid for by us. You would become part of our small, friendly team and you have the opportunity to use your time to make a real difference to children’s learning ability in their subject.


What skills should you have? 

  • Communication

  • Mentoring/coaching

  • Good level of English language 

  • Attention to detail


What skills will you gain?

  • Communication 

  • Commitment

  • Time management 



  • Relevant qualification / training/ experience

  • Own computer or secure access to one

  • We ask that you commit to at least half a school term (approximately 8 weeks) and be available to tutor around 1-3 hours a week after school hours (anywhere from 4-7pm)

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Posted on: 27 October 2023
Closing date: 25 January 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Teaching

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