Team Up is looking for a dynamic individual to lead teams of inspirational volunteer tutors to help transform the life chances of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Terms & Conditions
Salary: £25,000, Full time role c. 40 hours per week
Contract type: Fixed term (2 years)
About Team Up
Team Up works to reduce the widening attainment gap in education by helping underachieving disadvantaged pupils double their expected progress and improve their future prospects. We do this through inspirational volunteer tutors, with the support of qualified teachers.
We work over academic school terms with approximately 15 partners (schools, other charities and universities) in each term to deliver our 12 week small group tuition programme in maths and English.We recruit volunteers to tutor our pupils, we train the volunteers and attend each tuition session with the volunteers.We manage the relationship with the school partners to ensure the programme runs smoothly.
About the role
This is a demanding and exciting role for a multi-skilled individual looking to gain experience in programme and people management. You will have the opportunity to see every aspect of our programme delivery and gain broad experience.
In this role you will be responsible for taking a group of schools, their pupils and volunteer tutors through the programme from start to finish, and for ensuring the programme genuinely makes a difference to those participating.
Team Up is seeking someone with ambition, high expectations and attention to detail, keen to develop themselves in an environment that rewards entrepreneurship and accountability for results. If you are committed to making a difference to young people and to your own development, this is the role for you.
You will be joining a small team of staff in a fun and friendly environment where we work hard for the mission and for each other. We look forward to welcoming you on board.
1. Programme Delivery during term time
Liaising with schools and teachers to ensure quality delivery and excellent communication
Facilitate delivering tuition sessions across London (we aim to distribute school portfolios across our team in a way that’s geographically convenient for everyone)
Supporting pupil management to ensure session engagement
Supporting tutors to deliver improved academic attainment for pupils
Supporting tutor training to deliver effective tutoring
Managing the administrative work for each school under your supervision
2. Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitoring and evaluating the impact of the programme on stakeholders
Developing strategies to maximise impact with our support
Writing partner reports, at half term and end of term, with impact data and insights for the programme
3. Sales, Marketing & Tutor Recruitment
Holding sales and contracting meetings with new schools
Supporting in any way with tutor recruitment processes e.g. organising volunteer interviews, assisting with completing DBS checks, updating any volunteering adverts
4. Pupil Enrichment
Organising and supporting pupil enrichment trips to universities and employer workplaces
Delivering enrichment trips
Developing enrichment strategies to help raise the aspirations of our pupils
Developing enrichment materials e.g. financial literacy workshops
Assisting with administrative tasks to aid with programme delivery
Any other reasonable requests made by your line manager
Key Skills and Attributes:
Candidates for this role will have the following skills and attributes:
A strong academic track-record with a degree in any discipline
Excellent organisational skills
Desire to own and manage responsibility for achieving organisational goals
Confidence working with external stakeholders and young people
Interest in collecting and using data to drive results
Experience of working in a team to solve problems
Strong interpersonal skills
Experience of monitoring and evaluating performance data
Experience of managing relationships with external stakeholders
Experience in working in a school setting and engaging pupils at any Key Stage
Experience of working with and developing young people
There will be a two-stage interview process, with the first round consisting of two members of the team and the second round being an informal 1:1 with Team Up’s CEO.
You must obtain the right to work in the UK.Furthermore, all Team Up staff require a DBS check which we will obtain on your behalf before you commence work with us.
If you would like to apply for the role, please send a cover letter explaining how you feel you fit the requirements of the role and you preferrable start date, alongside your CV.
Interviews will be held on a rolling basis throughout the application process, so we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this role.