Post Title: Leeds Schools Coordinator

Responsible to: Leeds Senior Schools Coordinator

Job Purpose

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

You will assist the Leeds Senior Schools Coordinator in liaising with local schools and organising tuition within the Leeds/Bradford area. This will include attending meetings (face to face and Zoom), coordinating tuition sessions and arranging tutor cover etc.

You will also support the tutor recruitment and training process in Leeds/Bradford 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

  • Assist with setting up and managing tuition assignments in multiple schools across Leeds/Bradford.
  • To assist in the recruitment process for new tutors, including short listing and interviewing.
  • Attending face to face and Zoom introductory meetings between tutors and teachers.
  • Assist with general office functions in Leeds.
  • Assist in developing closer relations between tutors and opportunities for networking and working together.
  • Assist in the recruitment, 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 the 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 Leeds/Bradford is desirable but not essential.

General

The job is a full-time, permanent  position (subject to a successful probation period) and will be based at the Leeds office, however there will be significant travel across Leeds/Bradford. Travel expenses will be covered to areas other than your Leeds office base.

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.

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

APPLICATION INFORMATION

  • Closing date for applications: 18th June 2021 at Noon (12:00pm)
  • Interviews to be held: w/c 21st June 2021
  • Salary: £21,000 per annum & Contributory Pension (subject to a successful qualifying period)
  • Start date: ASAP

Candidates are required to submit a completed Application Form and a cover letter outlining how they meet the requirements of the role. You must also complete an Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.

You can find the Application form here and the Equality and Diversity 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

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