Post Title: Leeds Coordinator

Responsible to: Chief Operating Officer/Leeds Tuition Manager

Job Purpose:

As a fully trained tutor of The Tutor Trust, the role of Leeds Coordinator will be to develop closer relations between tutors and to create opportunities for networking and working together.  You will also provide support to the Leeds Tuition Manager, helping to organise tuition within the Leeds area.  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 organisation.  You will also be able to deliver tuition at some of our schools within the Leeds area.

Main Functions

• You will support the Leeds Tuition Manager, ensuring that our tuition programmes operate effectively and efficiently on a day-to-day basis

• 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 the recruitment team

• Assist with general office functions and provide support to the Leeds Tuition Manager

• Shared responsibility for the Tutor Dropbox, including news and information updates

• Shared responsibility to 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 student bodies and societies to aid in the recruitment and retention of tutors

• Will be involved in the development and delivery of training events 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 will 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/ B at GCSE in Maths and 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

• Understand and be able to use Social Media in engaging our tutor cohort


• Have strong communication, IT and organisational skills

• 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

• Be able to prioritise and manage tasks


This role is a one year fixed-term contract.

The job is full–time position and will be mainly based within the Leeds office and around the University of Leeds Campus with occasional travel to the Manchester office for team meetings.

The hours of work are 40 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: 9th April 2018 at 12:00pm

Interviews to be held: 12th April 2018

Salary: £18,500 per annum, 1-year full time fixed term contract & Contributory Pension (after qualifying period)

Start date: 2nd July 2018

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 Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

You will find the application and Equal Opportunities forms here.

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

For further information:  

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

The Tutor Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

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