Volunteer tutor for disadvantaged children

Children and young people | Children | Education and literacy | Social justice and democracy

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Location: The Pill Box, London, E2 6GG (see map)

Travel: Walthamstow Queen's Road station. St James Street Station bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

Age: Volunteers should be 16 years old and above+

What will I be doing?

  • Tutoring a group of disadvantaged children in English or maths
  • Providing encouragement and support for the children
  • Full resources, training and on-site support are provided
Tutoring session

Tutoring session

What impact will this have?

  • Improving social mobility in London
  • Inspiring children who have not been given the same opportunities as others
  • Increasing the academic attainment of the pupils

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Weekly 90 minute sessions over ten weeks in one of our school programmes.

What else do I need to know?

  • Pupils on our programme make double the nationally expected level of progress on average
  • All volunteers are eligible for a personal career mentor from an industry of their choice, as well as a personal reference

Expenses

  • Travel expenses are covered.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Maths
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Interpersonal
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching
  • Team working
  • Youth work
  • Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Organising
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching
  • Team working
  • Youth work
  • Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical

Training

  • Full training day covering pedagogy, our systems, protocol and safeguarding
  • Ongoing training and support from a teacher trained Programme Manager
  • Additional online training units

Location

The Pill Box, London, E2 6GG

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