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Volunteer tutor (maths or English)

Action Tutoring

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Children from lower-income families are less likely to achieve academically than their better-off peers. Action Tutoring is a charity that works to level the playing field.

We are looking for volunteers to support pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds in maths or English. As a volunteer, you’ll:

- Work with 1-3 pupils to improve their English and maths, either in-person or online.
- Commit to a 10-20 week programme, for just one hour a week
Support either primary or secondary school-aged pupils.
- Use our tutor workbooks to shape your weekly sessions

Good grades improve future prospects, opening the door to a wider range of opportunities. If you enjoy working with children and are passionate about social equality, you can make a tangible difference by volunteering for an hour a week.

If interested in this role please contact: Lilah Sharp, volunteer@actiontutoring.org.uk, 0203 872 5894 and apply through their website: https://actiontutoring.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer/ quoting you found out about it through Volunteer Centre Sutton.

Teaching & Training,Youth Work,Befriending, Buddying & Mentoring

Reading & Writing, Motivator, Communication Skills, Listening Skills

What skills do I need? We look for volunteers who: - Have or are studying for a degree (in any subject). - Have a B grade (or above) at A Level (or equivalent) in the subject they wish to tutor, or a similar subject. If your qualifications do not match these requirements, we still encourage you to apply. We take all previous experience into consideration, so please include anything you think might be relevant.

What skills can I gain? Through tutoring with us our volunteers are able to develop a wealth of transferable skills, including: Facilitation, Initiative, Working with children, Communication, Planning, Emotional intelligence, Resilience,

Commit to a 10-20 week programme, for just one hour a week.

Further location details may be provided below.

You can tutor online from anywhere in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. Please note we cannot currently accept volunteers who live outside the UK. Face-to-face opportunities are available in Birmingham, Bristol, Merseyside, Newcastle, Nottingham, Sheffield, across London and Sussex.


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