Senior Academy Tutors

TUTOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2018/2019

Queen’s Senior Academy is now recruiting subject specific tutors.  If you meet the requirements as outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification and are a registered Queen's student, please complete the Tutor Application form.

If you are NOT a registered Queen’s student, we still welcome your application; please forward your name and postal address to wpu@qub.ac.uk and we will post a form out to you. 

Any queries please contact the Senior Academy team on 028 9097 1567.

 
Each year we recruit new A-Level and BTEC tutors for our Senior Academy students.
 
Closing date for applications is 14th October 2018.
 
Job Purpose:
 
To provide one-to-one tutoring in relevant subject areas for A2 and BTEC level students participating in the Queen’s University Senior Academy Programme, delivered throughout a range of NI locations.
 
 

Main Duties: 

  • To explain relevant curriculum areas to students, addressing particular issues as directed by students.
  • To tutor fundamentals of the given subject areas.
  • To create a positive learning environment.
  • To work through examples and past papers.
  • To provide guidance on revision techniques and study skills for specific subject areas.
  • To ensure support is delivered in an accessible and timely manner.
  • To adhere to the Code of Conduct as issued by Queen’s University.
  • To complete and return all relevant paperwork for each tutor session in a timely and accurate manner.
  • To provide feedback to the Widening Participation Unit as requested.
  • To provide resources developed as part of your tutoring role to the Widening Participation unit.
 

Personal Specification:

 

Educational and Professional Qualifications Essential A Level or higher qualification in relevant curriculum area or relevant academic subject
  Desirable

Familiar with curriculum specifications in relevant subject areas and range of Exam Boards/Degree and/or Tutoring/Teaching/Training Qualification

Previous Experience/Training Essential

Experience of being in a support role

  Desirable

Experience of one-to-one academic tuition;

Experience of working with AS/A Level pupils

Previous Experience/Training Essential

Excellent oral communication skills;

Excellent written communication skills;

Good interpersonal skills;

Professional attitude;

Awareness of confidentiality;

Enthusiastic and motivational attitude.

Interpersonal Skills Essential

Empathy for young people;

Commitment to helping students from a widening participation background achieve academically

Personal Qualities Essential Willingness to complete Access NI Checks
Special Factors Desirable

Flexibility over working hours;

Available to travel.

 

*Please note that tutors are only required for listed subjects and locations. Academy students are usually allocated between 15-30 hours of tutoring. Tutors are paid £25 per hour. Each Academy student is entitled to a maximum of 30 hours of tutoring throughout the academic year; some choose to split this allocation between two subjects.