Senior Academy Tutors


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 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 Friday 7th December 2018.
Interviews will take place on either the Wednesday 12th December 2018 and Thursday 13th December 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

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


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.