Covid Catch-Up Tutor; Location: North West Bristol, BS10
Fixed Term until 22 July 2022; Working Pattern: Various – To Be Discussed At Interview
Bristol Free School is a successful and oversubscribed secondary school with Sixth Form situated in Westbury on Trym. We are a caring school with a highly qualified and exceptionally committed staff, who recognise the importance of creative and challenging teaching and high professional standards. All staff and students are greatly valued and emphasis on student and staff wellbeing is central to our culture.
At Bristol Free School, we are committed to the young people in our care. Our commitment encourages and inspires every child to fulfil their potential, we provide our students with the necessary skills to achieve academic and personal growth so they truly thrive, both socially and emotionally. We are excited to be advertising for a Catch-Up Tutor to secure and enhance progress for vulnerable students in school through the provision of high quality, targeted teaching and learning.
Being part of BFS means living our values of community, ambition and opportunity. We want our young people to leave BFS with confidence and a strong belief that they can make the best of their life chances and be positive citizens with a strong moral compass. We all have the potential to support to shape our school and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.
What we are looking for:
This is an exciting opportunity for Academic Tutors to join our team. As a direct result of new funding from the government for the sole purpose of student intervention, we are able to offer the opportunity of tutoring to small groups of students. Candidates should be training or qualified teachers, or teaching assistants with excellent interpersonal skills and listening skills with a commitment to helping. Bespoke training is available for anyone who does not have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
This role will be working with students to help them to progress in their subjects through small group tuition. The tuition is needed in a variety of subjects including English, Maths, Science, Humanities and Modern Foreign Languages. The aim is to enable these students to close any learning gaps they have and enable them to catch up with their peers. There is a particular focus on our disadvantaged students.
The successful candidate can expect:
A rewarding and dynamic job role making a real, lasting and positive impact on our school community
- Positive and inclusive working environment where well-being is central to our culture
- Career development, CPD courses
- Access to Pension Scheme
- Access to an Employee Wellbeing Hub
- Free parking onsite
BFS celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.
The post holder will be required to undergo criminal, qualification, medical and reference checks as part of the recruitment process and must be willing to participate in further training as the job requires. All staff are expected to take responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students at the School.
We are completely committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. Those who work for us are expected to share this commitment, which will be fully tested as part of the selection process. Our policies, procedures and practices reflect our commitment to equality and diversity. Individuals will be selected for appointment based purely on their suitability for the post.