In 2022/23, for the third year running, the Widening Participation Team are collaborating with Team Up, an education charity, which “works to reduce the widening attainment gap in education by helping underachieving disadvantaged pupils double their expected progress and improve their future prospects”.
In Lent Term, LSE Tutors will travel to one of our London partner schools, to provide in-person small group tutoring, under the supervision of teachers. Our two partner schools are located in either the Borough of Westminster or the Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
What does the LSE Team Up Maths Tutor role involve?
LSE Tutors will have the opportunity to raise students’ confidence and encourage them to consider higher education when they leave secondary school or college
LSE Tutors must commit to attend paid online training prior to commencing tutoring and will be required to travel to the school and attend for 1.5 hours of tutoring on the below dates. You will be paid for 2.5 hours each week (1 hour preparation and 1.5 hour delivery) plus your attendance at training and your travel expenses will be reimbursed. LSE Tutors will be placed on an LSE Hourly paid contract from mid December 2022 to end of March 2023 to cover the dates of the programme.
Training: In person training held in December 2022 – exact date TBC
Start date for Tutoring: w/c 16 January 2023
End date for Tutoring: w/c 27 March 2023
*No tutoring w/c 13 February 2023 due to schools half term
Day & Time of Tutoring: Tuesdays 16:00 – 17:30 OR Wednesdays 15:00 – 16:30
What are the benefits of being an LSE Team Up Tutor?
You’ll be paid an hourly wage, including for training (currently £14.29).
You’ll gain/improve transferable skills, such as time-management, communication, presentation and problem-solving.
You’ll enhance your CV and gain experience of working with young people in the UK education system.
You’ll be making a positive difference to the lives of young Londoners.
Gain work experience and involved in your local community
Help raise Year 10 and Year 11 students’ attainment in Maths
As well as receiving full training, you’ll be supported by coordinators from the school, Team Up and the LSE WP team.
How to Apply
Applications are open from Monday 3rd October 2022 to Sunday 23rd October 2022. The application form can be accessed at the following webpage: https://lseportal.force.com/participate
Please read the full job advert, job description and person specification before applying.