Secondary - English

Posted 06 October 2023
Salary £19,000 - £21,000
Discipline SecondaryEnglish
Contact NameCharlaine Walsh

Job description

A small secondary school seeks experienced tutor for English and Maths.

At this school, staff deliver academic excellence alongside a world class technical and practical education, ensuring all the students excel in employability skills and work directly with employers on a range of projects. Pastoral care is also very important too and, as a small college, they ensure they know and support all their students well.

This small college’s aim is to prepare students to meet the demand for highly skilled engineers and civil engineers in Cumbria and the world. They do this by ensuring that every student maximises their academic potential, experiences a wide range of enrichment activities and secures industry standard technical qualifications.

This school is looking for the right candidates to start in November on a full-time basis. The candidate will be supporting pupils in English and Maths, so experience of working in a school is essential, as well as having subject knowledge of the GCSE curriculum. If you feel you would make a great addition to this school, please read the below job description and apply.


Job description

Become an Academic Tutor

We’re recruiting full-time Academic Tutors to start immediately and deliver tuition in various subjects for the National Tutoring Programme. This is a great opportunity to get school experience, which is invaluable for those who are considering a career in teaching.

You’ll be working alongside teachers to provide tuition for pupils whose education has been most impacted by the pandemic. Academic Tutors can mentor pupils in primary school literacy, numeracy or science, or secondary school English, humanities, maths, modern foreign languages, or science.

Our fully funded training will ensure that you have all the knowledge you need for your new role.

To become an Academic Tutor, you’ll need:

  • A degree or equivalent, OR;

  • Three A-levels at A*- C grade AND a minimum of Grade 4 (grade C equivalent) in English and maths at GCSE level

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with teaching staff to identify the support each pupil needs

  • Creating bespoke intervention programmes for pupils

  • Developing and delivering engaging sessions with clear learning objectives

  • Delivering measurable outcomes from each session to track progress

Develop your skills as an Academic Tutor through:

  • Expert online training from Education Development Trust

  • Access to resources and professional development covering topics including mental health, work-life balance, and pedagogy

We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer that values diverse talent and encourages applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Should you require any adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact us.