Job Title: Tutor Recruitment Coordinator

Reporting to:  Recruitment and Training Manager

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: £23,500 per annum & Contributory Pension

Job Purpose:

The role of Tutor Recruitment Coordinator will be to assist the Recruitment Team in ensuring that the tutor recruitment process runs smoothly and effectively across Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire and Merseyside. This role is Manchester-based, but will cover recruitment over all Tutor Trust locations, so travel to the West Yorkshire and Merseyside offices may be involved.

Main Functions

  • Assist with the recruitment process for new tutors, including advertising, shortlisting and interviewing.
  • Assist with facilitating all tutor interviews, training and CPD events, which may take place both in person and online. This will involve but will not be restricted to Zoom bookings, 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.
  • Support the team in ensuring that all safer recruitment checks have been completed for all tutors, including approving references and processing enhanced DBS checks.
  • Provide support with tutor engagement and retention.
  • Attending University and Employment Fairs.
  • 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.
  • 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 administrative tasks that enable the Trust to operate effectively and efficiently.
  • Organise and maintain recruitment/candidate data records.
  • 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.


  • 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.
  • Ideally educated to degree level.


  • 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.


The job is a permanent, full-time position (subject to a successful probation period) and will be based at the Manchester office, however there may be travel to both our Leeds and Liverpool offices. Travel expenses will be covered to areas other than your Manchester base office.

Holiday entitlement will be 33 days per annum (inclusive of Bank Holidays, pro rata). The role will also involve working occasional unsocial hours in evenings and at weekends.

Tutor Trust is signed up to the Government-backed NEST pensions scheme, which is offered to our employees (with an employer contribution) after the qualifying period.

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


  • Closing date for applications: Friday 29th September 2023
  • Interviews to be held: Thursday 5th October 2023
  • Start date: ASAP (Flexible)  

Candidates are required to submit a completed Application Form and a cover letter outlining how they meet the requirements of the role. Please also complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

To apply, please email all documents to [email protected] by the date above.

The Tutor Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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