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Secondary Tutor

Job description

Teaching Personnel are working on the behalf of a client secondary academy in Derby who are looking for a bright, versatile, and committed person to work as a tutor, working with students on a 1:1 and small group basis focusing on either English, Maths or Science.

To work at a tutor you will need to be a:

  • Qualified Teacher with QTS or equivalent; ideally English, Maths or Science specialism
  • Graduate with a degree in English, Maths or Science
  • Teaching and Learning Support Worker with relevant qualifications or at least 6 months experience

Successful candidates will:

  • Have recent knowledge and a clear understanding of the UK Curriculum
  • Have great subject knowledge and the ability to plan and communicate it effectively in 1:1 or small group settings.
  • Be flexible and committed to delivering engaging, challenging, and developmental sessions over the course of a 15-hour block
  • Comply with all relevant school policies and procedures and deliver tuition in line with government guidance in relation to COVID-19 measures

Roles and responsibilities for tutors includes:

  • Planning and delivering tailored programmes which complement ongoing class work, learning objectives and assessment plans along with the class teacher
    • Delivering tuition face-to-face or online (or both) and adapt the content, style, format of the tuition to ensure the most effective results are achieved
    • Building strong relationships with pupils and school contacts through session delivery, weekly review meetings, tuition progress reports and feedback

Benefits of tutoring with Teaching Personnel:

  • Paid GBP15 - GBP25 per hour (depending pon experience) to plan and deliver each tutoring session
  • Highly rewarding and socially impactful opportunity
  • Opportunities to deliver high impact sessions 1:1 or small groups either face to face or online (or both)
  • Free, CPD Accredited, online course developed by Best Practice Network
  • Free online Safeguarding course developed by New Skills Academy
  • Induction training on the tools required for delivery of tuition through Teaching Personnel
  • Opportunity to develop your leadership, organisation, and planning skills
  • Tutoring will help build your confidence through developing your presentation, communication and listening skills
  • Impact on a child or children’s progress, development, mental wellbeing and confidence

Teaching Personnel is committed to Safeguarding and Quality and undertake checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education.

All registrations will require the following:

  • Legal Right to work in the UK
  • Proof of Identity
  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure (and overseas police check where applicable)
  • References and employment history
  • Qualifications and Qualified Teacher Status (where applicable)

Registering with Teaching Personnel is free and will not restrict you to tutoring should you wish to utilise your skills in a different capacity.

Apply now if this sounds like the right opportunity for you.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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