Post Title: Impact Coordinator

Responsible to: Director of Tutor Recruitment and Impact

Job Purpose: The role of Impact Coordinator is to collect quantitative and qualitative impact data about the impact of our tutoring on children and young people, to analyse this information to draw conclusions about our programme design, and to confidently feed-back findings to audiences within and beyond Tutor Trust. The focus of this role will primarily be on qualitative analysis, working alongside a colleague with a quantitative focus. There will be a significant logistical component to the role, as the postholder will need both to feed into internal evaluation work and work with external evaluators of our programmes. It will suit an organised graduate with strong oral and written communication skills.

Main Functions

  • To work under the direction of the Director of Tutor Recruitment and Impact to ensure that all necessary information about the delivery and impact of our programmes is provided to external evaluators in a complete and timely manner
  • To ensure that Schools Coordinators and tutors are providing all information required by external evaluators, and to chase up any information gaps
  • To work with the Director of Tutor Recruitment and Impact and the newly appointed Data and Systems Coordinator to identify priorities for internal quantitative and qualitative evaluation, particularly concerning our developing online and hybrid models of provision
  • To work within the Impact Team to help design and implement evaluation strategies for ongoing and new models of tutoring
  • To conduct focus groups, both in person and online, with a variety of stakeholders such as school staff, tutors and learners, and to report this information back to the impact team
  • To design and conduct surveys with a variety of stakeholders such as school staff, tutors and learners, and to analyse and communicate the findings and implications of these
  • To work with the Director of Tutor Recruitment and Impact to communicate the findings from and implications of evaluative work to a wide range of stakeholders, potentially including the Senior Management Team, the Board of Trustees, and external partners
  • To identify potential case studies of tutoring, and to gather the necessary information, including quotes and photographs
  • To provide relevant data for funding applications and grant reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • To work with the Communications and Engagement Coordinator to write compelling copy about the impact of our work on children and young people

Person Specification

Good candidates for this role will be organised high achievers, with excellent written and oral communication skills.  Candidates will be engaging with a range of external stakeholders, including external evaluators, and will need to be confident representatives of the mission and brand of Tutor Trust.

Skills

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to establish a rapport and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels and from all sectors
  • A fluent writer who can communicate the key findings from quantitative and qualitative data analysis in a clear and compelling manner to a range of audiences
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • An innovator who is able to analyse the key findings from qualitative and quantitative analysis in order to suggest changes to continually improve our impact on children and young people
  • An eye for detail and a thorough approach
  • The ability to work under pressure to cope with multiple demands and deadlines, to work fast and to a consistently high standard
  • Educated to degree level
  • Excellent IT skills, preferably including confident use of Excel

Attributes:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the goals and drivers behind the Tutor Trust
  • Enthusiasm and ability to contribute to the successful development of the Tutor Trust
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
  • A willingness to work unsociable hours when required
  • Willingness to undergo DBS clearance and be committed to Safeguarding children
  • Be a team player
  • Have strong organisational and communication skills
  • Be able to prioritise and manage tasks
  • Confidence in presenting to a wide range of audiences

General

The job is a fixed 1-year, full-time position (subject to a successful probation period) and will be based at the Manchester office.

The hours of work are 40 hours a week.

This will also involve working occasional unsocial hours on evenings and at weekends.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 27th October 2020 @ 12pm (Noon)

Interviews to be held: W/C 2/11/20

Salary: £21,000 per annum & Contributory Pension (subject to a successful qualifying period)

Start date: ASAP (Flexible) 

Candidates are required to complete an application form and supply a cover letter outlining how they meet the requirements of the role. You must also complete the attached Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. You can find the application form here

To apply, please email all documents to [email protected]

The Tutor Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. You can find our Privacy Notice here.

For further information: www.thetutortrust.org

All positions at The Tutor Trust are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

The Tutor Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment