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Tutor a disadvantaged young person online 1 hour a week with The Access Project (Voluntary)

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The Access Project, an education charity, supports disadvantaged young people to progress to university. We are looking for undergraduates, postgraduates, staff, and alumni who would be able to tutor a young person aged 14-18, online, 1 hour a week in term-time Sept-Nov 2020- Summer 2021 to support them with their academic studies.

•Support a young person in a school subject to achieve the GCSE / A level grades they deserve and to fulfil their potential

•Inspire, motivate and raise aspirations towards higher education and; the world of work

•Students supported by The Access Project typically achieve a grade higher at GCSE and are four times more likely than their peers to progress to a top-third ranked university.

No prior experience necessary, full training included with start dates through the autumn term

Interested? You’ll need to:

· Either be currently studying for an undergraduate degree or have an undergraduate

degree/equivalent professional qualification

· Either have an A Level subject you wish to tutor at GCSE (grade B or above) or an

undergraduate degree in a subject you wish to tutor at A level.

· Be able to spare 1 hour a week in school term time over the next academic year to tutor

(starting between Sept-Nov 2020), plus 30 mins a week preparation time

· Be prepared to undertake an enhanced DBS check (criminal records check) and provide two references (personal or professional

How does it work?

1. Sign up at www.theaccessproject.org.uk/volunteer

2. Sign up to any of our 2.5hour training sessions between July- Dec 2020: We’ll invite you to sign up to a training session that suits you. During this session you’ll learn everything you

need to know for your weekly 1 hour tutoring sessions.

3. You’ll complete a DBS check (criminal records check) and an online safeguarding course

4. We’ll match you with a student who is looking for support in your subject. In particular, we are seeing high demand from our students for support with sciences and maths so volunteers who are able to support in maths and science subjects would be particularly welcome. There are also many opportunities for volunteer tutors in other subjects including humanities and languages.

More information and sign up at: https://www.theaccessproject.org.uk/volunteer

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Required Role

Tutor a disadvantaged young person online 1 hour a week with The Access Project (Voluntary)

Key responsibilities

You'll tutor a young person online 1 hour a week, with approx 30 mins preparation time We'll ask you to come along to one of our 2.5 hour tutor training sessions, complete a safeguarding course online (you'll get a certificate), complete a DBS check (criminal records check) and provide two references.

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  • Communication
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Interpersonal
  • IT, Computers and Web Skills
  • Listening
  • Literacy and copywriting
  • Mentoring and counselling
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Numeracy
  • Planning and organising
  • Practical
  • Presentation
  • Problem solving
  • Teaching and training
  • Time Management
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • IT, Computers and Web Skills
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Literacy and copywriting
  • Mediation
  • Mentoring and counselling
  • Negotiation and influencing
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Numeracy
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Presentation
  • Problem solving
  • Project Management
  • Reviewing and evaluation
  • Teaching and training
  • Time Management
  • Opportunity and Recognition
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 01-09-2020

End Date: 30-06-2021

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