Post Title: Tutor Coordinator

Responsible to:  Chief Operating Officer

Job Purpose:

As a fully trained tutor of the Tutor Trust, the role of Tutor Coordinator will be to develop closer relations between tutors and to create opportunities for networking and working together.  This will include responsibility for the work of the Tutor Trust Brand Ambassadors and will aim to maintain and improve systems for the benefit of all our tutors.  You will also support the Recruitment & Impact Coordinator in the recruitment of new tutors.  The role will involve working alongside the Tutor Trust team on all aspects of the Tutor Trust and assisting in office functions, whilst acting as a point of liaison between tutors and the Chief Operating Officer. 

Main Functions

  • Responsibility for developing closer relations between tutors and opportunities for networking and working together
  • Will assist with the recruitment process for new tutors, including short listing and interviewing, in partnership with Directors, Chief Operating Officer & Recruitment & Impact Coordinator
  • Assist with general office functions and provide support to the Chief Operating Officer
  • Responsibility for the Tutor Dropbox, including news and information updates
  • Manage and maintain the social media output for the Tutor Trust, including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University student bodies and societies to aid in the recruitment and retention of tutors
  • Will be involved in the development and delivery of training events in Leeds 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 with project work
  • 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

The role may also involve taking on tuition assignments.

Person Specification

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


  • Educated to degree level
  • Must have achieved a minimum of Grade A at GCSE in Maths and/or English (preferably both) to meet necessary requirements for working as a tutor
  • 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
  • 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, Word and Outlook


  • 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


This role is a one year fixed-term contract.

The job is part-time and will be mainly based in the Leeds office which is situated on the University of Leeds Campus.

The hours of work are 20 hrs 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.



Closing date for applications:     14th June at 12:00

Interviews to be held:     W/C 19th June 2017

Salary:     £17,600 per annum (pro-rata) - 1 year part time fixed term contract

Start date:     ASAP

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.

To recieve an application form, please email [email protected]

The Tutor Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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.