Volunteer Tutor

What You'll Do: 

The Access Project supports students from disadvantaged backgrounds to access top universities. We are looking for undergraduates, postgraduates, staff, and alumni who would be able to tutor a young person aged 14-18, online, one hour a week in term-time Autumn 2022- Summer 2023 to support them with their academic studies.

 

•Support a young person in a subject of your choice to achieve the GCSE / A level grades they deserve and to fulfil their potential.

•Build transferable skills, experience and knowledge through ongoing training and development as part of the role.

•Students supported by The Access Project typically achieve a grade higher at GCSE and are four times more likely than their peers to progress to a top-third ranked university.

 

No prior teaching or tutoring experience necessary, we provide a full comprehensive training and induction to help you build the confidence to be the best volunteer you can be.

 

Why You'll Love It: 

Make a significant, lasting impact on a young person’s future; gain valuable tutoring experience and enhance your CV; reconnect with a subject you love;  grow in confidence, be a positive role model; enhance your communication, mentoring and planning skills; give back to your community

What You'll Learn: 
  • Self-management
  • Application of information technology
  • Application of numeracy
  • Communication and literacy
  • Problem solving
  • Leadership
  • Managing others
What We're Looking For: 

Interested? You’ll need to:

· Either be currently studying for an undergraduate degree or have an undergraduate degree/equivalent professional qualification.

· Either have an A Level subject you wish to tutor at GCSE (grade B or above) or an undergraduate degree in a subject you wish to tutor at A level.

· Be able to spare one hour a week in school term time over the next academic year to tutor (starting Sept/Dec 2022), plus 30 mins a week preparation time.

· Be prepared to undertake an enhanced DBS check (criminal records check) and provide two references (personal or professional).

 

Summary
Volunteering
Volunteer
Education
Young People
United Kingdom
20 Weeks Minimum
2 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Problem Solving
Communication
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Education
Requirements: 
Statement of Motivation
DBS check
Over 18 years old
Training

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