Post Title: Liverpool Schools Coordinator

Responsible to: Liverpool Lead Schools Coordinator

Job Purpose

The Liverpool Schools Coordinator post is an exciting new role with Tutor Trust.

You will assist the Liverpool Lead Schools Coordinator by liaising with local schools and organising tuition within the Liverpool area. This will include attending meetings, coordinating tuition sessions and arranging tutor cover etc.

You will also support the tutor recruitment and training process in Liverpool and help to ensure that it runs smoothly. You will also maintain and improve systems for the benefit of all our tutors, including ongoing tutor support. 

Main Functions

  • To assist in the recruitment process for new tutors, including short listing and interviewing
  • Assist with setting up and managing tuition assignments across multiple primary and secondary schools in Liverpool, plus tuition assignments with Looked After Children
  • Attending introductory meetings between tutors and teachers in schools
  • Assist with general office functions in Liverpool
  • Assist in developing closer relations between tutors and opportunities for networking and working together
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the University of Liverpool student bodies and societies to aid in recruitment of tutors
  • Assist in the development and delivery of training for tutors
  • Take part in general induction presentations and other events to promote the Tutor Trust both internally and externally
  • Help with preparation for Tutor Trust events aimed at a range of stakeholders
  • Participate in project work
  • Assist other staff to complete a variety of administrative tasks that enable the Trust to operate effectively and efficiently
  • Any other duties commensurate with the grade and nature of the post

Person Specification

Good candidates for this role will be high achievers, with excellent IT and English skills, diplomatic and inter-personal skills and plenty of initiative.

Skills

  • Educated to degree level
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to establish a rapport and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels and from all sectors
  • The ability to work under pressure to cope with multiple demands and deadlines, to work fast and to a consistently high standard
  • Be a team player but also able to work independently when required to do so
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • The ability to manage office systems and contact databases and to use them effectively
  • Be able to write fluently, to think clearly and to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • To be fully IT literate, particularly to be competent with Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Can demonstrate experience of administrative skills in a previous role (either paid or voluntary)

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
  • 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 skills with a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be able to prioritise and manage tasks
  • Experience of tuition/working in schools/working with young people is desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of Liverpool is desirable but not essential

General

The job is a fixed 1-year, full-time position (subject to a successful probation period) and will be based at the Liverpool office, however there will be significant travel to the Manchester office. Travel expenses will be covered to areas other than your Liverpool base office.

The hours of work are 40 hours a week.

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

In accordance with our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an enhanced DBS check.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Closing date for applications: 27th July 2020

Interviews to be held: 11th August 2020

Salary: £21,000 per annum, 1-year full time fixed term contract & Contributory Pension (after qualifying period)

Start date: To be confirmed

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 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 two satisfactory references and a satisfactory 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