Post Title: Recruitment & Training Coordinator

Responsible to: Recruitment and Training Manager

Job Purpose: The role of Recruitment & Training Coordinator will be to assist in making sure that the tutor recruitment process is effective and runs smoothly in our Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool offices.  This role is Manchester-based, but will cover recruitment over all Tutor Trust locations, so travel to our Leeds and Liverpool offices will be involved.

Main Functions

  • Assist with the recruitment process for new tutors, including shortlisting and interviewing, in partnership with the Co-founders, Director of Tutor Recruitment and Impact, Recruitment and Training Manager, Communications and Engagement Coordinator, and the Chief Operating Officer.
  • Assist with all tutor interviews, training and CPD events, which will take place both in person and online. This will involve but will not be restricted to room bookings, ensuring refreshments are in place, liaising with the relevant university contacts and providing logistical support to the team and to Tutor Trust trainers.
  • Assist with promoting Tutor Trust to potential tutors via email and social media.
  • Assist with the organisation of our Brand Ambassador teams, with responsibility for monitoring Brand Ambassador activity.
  • Respond to recruitment enquiries via email and phone.
  • Assist with the maintenance of all Tutor Trust recruitment and training software systems and assist with general office functions.
  • Maintain strong relationships with our partner universities, including but not exclusively The University of Manchester, The University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, MMU, Salford University, The University of Liverpool and RNCM. You will also be required to engage with student bodies and societies to aid in the recruitment of 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.
  • Assist other staff to complete a variety of administration 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, English and organisational skills. They will have well-developed interpersonal skills and will work effectively within a team environment.

Skills

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • To be fully IT literate, particularly to be competent with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • 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
  • 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
  • Educated to degree level

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, however there will be significant travel to both our Leeds and Liverpool offices. Travel expenses will be covered to areas other than your Manchester base 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: Monday 27th July 2020 at Noon

Interviews to be held: Monday 10th August

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 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