Volunteer Coaches Needed! Primary/GCSE or A Level

What You'll Do: 

 

Follow the link to apply! http://bit.ly/CBAutumn22 
 

The Role

  • This volunteer role involves acting as an academic coach at Primary, Secondary, or Sixth Form level at a 2:1 pupil:coach ratio over the course of a 15 hour programme.
  • Your pupils will meet at least one disadvantage criteria; such as free school meal recipient, or young carer.
  • For Primary and Secondary programmes, your coaching will be in a core subject area (i.e. English, Maths, or Science).
  • For Sixth Form programmes, we offer coaching in a broader range of subjects.
  • Your role consists in planning and delivering weekly coaching sessions of either 60 or 75 minutes to your 2x regular coachees.
  • You will have the option to coach on either an online or in-person, in-school programme.
  • You will be part of a larger team of university student coaches, coming together each week to deliver sessions to your regular students.

 

Coach Development

 

By volunteering with us, you will…

 

  • Help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds build confidence, independence, and resilience in their learning.
  • Gain demonstrable transferable skills in leadership, communication, and relationship building.
  • Build experience in education and working with young people.
  • Qualify for the SSAT student leadership accreditation to showcase your skills and experience to employers.
  • Receive references to help you with your future career!

 

Logistics

 

  • Before beginning your coaching  programme, you will receive comprehensive training from us on coaching skills and techniques, session planning, and safeguarding.
  • Throughout the duration of the programme, your Programme Officer and Coach Lead will be on hand to support you with your coaching experience.
  • We work in schools all across London, and will try our best to place you on a programme convenient to your address.
  • Any travel expenses incurred will be reimbursed by CoachBright.
  • Your weekly sessions will take place at the same day and time each week.

 

About CoachBright

 

  • CoachBright is an education charity, established in 2014, with the goal of promoting social mobility and making education fairer.
  • Throughout the last academic year, we worked with approximately 4000 university students from universities across London, the South East, South West, and West Midlands (our main 4 hubs).
  • We constantly endeavor to provide a fruitful experience for all the young pupils we work with, and also to provide a supported, informative, and worthwhile experience for all the wonderful volunteers who choose to work with us.
  • With all schools still feeling the aftereffects of the pandemic, there’s never been a better time to volunteer with us and make a real difference!

 

To find out more about the experiences of previous volunteers, please see here:https://bit.ly/volunteertestimonials

 

Just fill out this short form to apply and we will be in touch!  http://bit.ly/CBAutumn22 

Why You'll Love It: 

By volunteering with us, you will…

 

  • Help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds build confidence, independence, and resilience in their learning.
  • Qualify for the SSAT student leadership accreditation to showcase your skills and experience to employers - normally worth £595!
  • Receive references to help you with your future career
  • Volunteer with a friend and be in with the chance of winning a £100 book token! 
  • Be part of a coaching community with socials and networking opportunities
  • Progress to become a Coach Lead, which involves helping manage programmes yourself and recieving payment!
What You'll Learn: 

By volunteering with us, you will…

 

  • Gain demonstrable transferable skills in leadership, communication, and relationship building.
  • Build experience in education and working with young people.
  • Receive full training on coaching skills and how to create and deliver effective sessions!
What We're Looking For: 
  • Someone who cares about social mobility and has a passion for making education fairer!
  • Has the potential to deliver high quality sessions
  • Can be a relatable role models for their pupils

    We ask that our coaches meet at least one the following academic requirements:

  • Studying or have studied at degree level (over 18s only)
  • An A*-B grade at A-level (or international equivalent) in your chosen tutoring subject or similar discipline (i.e. A-level history to tutor GCSE English Literature)
  • A 7-9  (A*/A) at GCSE level (or international equivalent) in the chosen tutoring subject.
Summary
Volunteering
Volunteer
Education
Young People
London
United Kingdom
10 Weeks Minimum
3 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Organisation
Communication
Motivating Others
Leadership
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Education
Requirements: 
DBS check
Over 18 years old
Training

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