Graduate Tutor

  • GET FURTHER
  • Ireland
  • 02 Aug, 2020
Graduate

Job Description

Get Further is the first not-for-profit dedicated to providing catch-up tuition to students facing challenges in further education. We’re recruiting talented graduates to deliver our fully-resourced, innovative tuition programme to students in colleges who have fallen behind in English and maths. As a Get Further Graduate Tutor, you will have a direct impact on the life chances of students – helping them to improve their skills and achieve key qualifications that open doors for future study and work. Without GCSE English and maths, young people are more likely to drop out of education and are locked out of many university courses, apprenticeships and key professions for life. In the fallout of the public health crisis, now more than ever, young people who miss out on these crucial qualifications need extra support to get their education back on track. Having a tutor to provide tailored support and rebuild confidence can help students close gaps in their education – but too often, this is out of reach for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds studying in further education. Apply now to become a Graduate Tutor and help more young people GET FURTHER – so that this moment doesn’t hold them back for the rest of their lives. LOCATION: Nationwide (note, due to the ongoing health crisis, some tuition may be delivered online) HOURS: Min. 2 hours per week for 12 weeks SALARY: £20p/h, plus holiday pay WHAT WE’LL OFFER: You’ll be paid £20 for every hour of tuition you deliver . We aim to schedule tuition in 2 – 4-hour blocks, and you’ll have the flexibility to build a working week that suits your needs. Get Further provides you with all the resources you need for delivering the programme to your students – so you don’t have to spend extra time designing lessons. We’ll provide you with expert training in how to engage and motivate your students, and tutor with impact - allowing you to develop transferable skills to launch your career. You’ll receive ongoing support, professional development and networking opportunities to advance your career. Should you wish to stay in the sector beyond the programme, we provide you with support and advice for pursuing a career in further education. You’ll gain a unique insight into tackling educational inequality while making an immediate difference to the lives of your students. CORE REQUIREMENTS: Eligibility to work in the UK Minimum C grade in GCSE English and maths (or equivalent) Minimum A-level/equivalent qualification at grade B or above in subject relevant to the subject you choose to tutor (English or maths) Minimum 2.1 degree or above in any subject (2.2 degrees will be considered if you have a strong academic record in A-level English or maths) FURTHER REQUIREMENTS: Able to commit to three days of training in September 2020 (delivered remotely) Able to commit to delivering a minimum of 2 hours tuition a week Commitment to tutoring for a minimum of 12 weeks Ability to travel to your placement college (once face-to-face tuition resumes in the future) If successful, you’ll need an up-to-date DBS Check PERSONAL SPECIFICATION: We're looking for individuals who believe in our mission, demonstrating not only a passion for tackling educational inequality, but the skills to translate this passion into action. You’ll be able to demonstrate a personal interest in education, accompanied by the drive and commitment to make a difference. We’re looking for communicators. You’ll be able to clearly demonstrate that you are both attentive and adaptable and can convey information in a clear and engaging manner. You’ll be able to demonstrate that you are resilient and professional – and that you will take the role seriously and consistently do your best by the students. You’ll be able to demonstrate a clear level of insight and understanding into the challenges facing students today. We’re looking for team players. You’ll be able to demonstrate an aptitude for building and managing relationships with your students and staff at the college. HOW TO APPLY: Go to our website via the button below and fill out the online application. Suitable candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis and incomplete applications will not be processed. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an assessment centre in August 2020. This year, our assessment centres will be conducted online. For any questions regarding applications, contact applicationsgetfurther.org.uk . Get Further is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of any characteristic protected by the Equality Act 2010.

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