Literacy Tutor - Part Time

Hiring People
£14,708 - 19,436 per year
07 Feb 2020
07 Mar 2020
Hiring People
Part Time
Term-time only
Contract Type

Would you like to help children with their literacy and realise their true potential?  Then this is the job for you!

Senior Literacy Tutor / Literacy Tutor

April 2020 Start

Based in Literacy Labs in a number of London Primary Schools

Our client is a registered charity working alongside primary school pupils who struggle to read and write.  Their vision is to close the literacy gap for all disadvantaged children, enabling them to achieve their true potential.

The successful candidates will tutor children in Literacy Labs in London Primary.  There will be a minimum of 6 pupils to teach twice a week on a one to one basis using our established programme.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver one-to-one sessions that are interactive, stimulating, fun and incorporate a range of resources based on The Children’s Literacy Charity programme
  • Take responsibility for personal learning and development in order to continuously improve teaching and delivery including maintaining understanding of the general education environment.
  • Attend meetings for maintaining best practice, training and information sharing
  • Build a supportive and encouraging relationship with the pupils you are tutoring, helping them to reach their potential and gain in confidence.
  • Undertake assessment and review for all pupils referred
  • Maintain full individual pupil records and a register of all pupils 
  • Establish, develop and maintain a good relationship with school personnel.  Act as an advocate for the charity maintaining a high profile within the school.

In addition to the above Senior Literacy Tutors will also…..

  • Ensure that the Literacy Lab’s activity is linked with the teaching taking place in the classroom and that there is appropriate communication between class teachers and tutors.
  • Arrange termly pupil progress meetings with School SENCo to agree referrals and to review individual pupil progress and provision
  • Support the Literacy Tutor with their teaching

Key Skills:

  • GCSE A*-C or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Experience of working with or looking after primary aged children.
  • Experience of working or volunteering in a primary school an advantage.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, web browsing and email communications)
  • Demonstrate empathy, understanding and patience towards children who are experiencing literacy difficulties, whilst having high expectations of what pupils can achieve.
  • Able to build a positive and supportive relationships with children
  • Strong organisational skills, able to prioritise and manage a varied workload
  • Proactive self-starter who enjoys working under own initiative

In addition, Senior Literacy Tutors will require:

  • An SpLD certificate level qualification is desirable.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification is essential and QTS would be an advantage

How to Apply

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Good luck!