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Maths Tutor

0 hours contract

Contractual basis


Through our Tuition-Works programme, teaching personnel is committed to providing support to students across different year groups and specialisms, whether this be Year 7 Catch-Up, supporting a Looked After Child with their learning, raising attainment levels for disadvantaged students, or delivering valuable revision support prior to SATs, Phonics Testing, and GCSE or A Level Exams across schools in the Southampton area. We work closely with the Southampton SEN service and virtual schools providing tutors for students who need it most.

With an increasing demand for specialist Maths tutors, we are currently on a recruitment drive to find tutors who share the same ethos as us and our schools to help raise attainment and close the gap between high and low achievers. The majority of tuition takes place on a 1:1 basis, however for some schools where this is not feasible, you may also be required to tutor in small groups. All tuition is completed on an hourly basis and you will have full support from the school who are usually happy to share resources and learning materials and well as proving you with background on the students you teach to ensure you are able to tailor you sessions accordingly.

It is likely that you will work closely to support looked after children, children who have had disruption in their education or may have SEN.

The ideal Maths tutor will:

  • Hold a Maths related degree (QTS is not essential)
  • Have experience working with children aged 11-16
  • Be prepared to tutor in a range of learning environments; school, the home, local library etc
  • Be able to travel in and around the Portsmouth area
  • Have expert knowledge of the programme of study for Maths and be prepared to teach up to GCSE level across multiple exam boards
  • Be empathetic, yet motivating and show a high level of commitment to your students
  • Bright university students can also be considered for tuition opportunities however must demonstrate prior experience.

If you are looking for a flexible opportunity, perhaps are a teacher looking to step away from full time teaching or a retired Maths teacher with spare time on your hands then please click apply today!

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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