JOB VACANCY: Quest for Learning – Part-time Literacy Tutor

Role summary: Are you an experienced education professional who is passionate about making a difference to disadvantaged children’s engagement and attainment?

Quest for Learning is an approved Tuition Partner in Oxfordshire for the National Tutoring Programme and we are looking to increase our tutor team.

Job location (usual place of work): Locations across Oxfordshire

Pay rate: £20 per hour

Pay is pro rata?: No

Job title: Part-time Literacy Tutor

Applications close on date: 26/11/2020

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Fixed term

Job description: Our established ReadingQuest and BookQuest programmes are at the heart of Quest for Learning’s educational mission, and we are proud of the consistently impressive learning gains made by pupils who receive our interventions. Being selected as an NTP Tuition Partner means that we will be able to reach more children than ever before in the 2020-21 academic year.

We are currently recruiting Literacy Tutors to deliver ReadingQuest and BookQuest in primary schools across Oxfordshire between January and July 2021.

Main responsibilities:

To undertake small group literacy teaching in one of our partner schools.

To encourage and facilitate parent/carer engagement with the programme.

To report on individual pupil progress.

To work as part of the Quest for Learning tutor team.


To teach an agreed number of pupils over the spring and summer terms.

To keep detailed records of each child’s progress, and produce reports for Quest for Learning, the partner school, and parents/carers.

To work in partnership with each child’s parents/carers, encouraging and supporting literacy learning at home.

To work closely with class teachers to identify initial learning needs and to regularly update them on pupil progress.

To participate in Quest for Learning tutor team meetings and collaborate with the monitoring and evaluation requirements for funded work.

The majority of our tutors combine working for Quest for Learning with other professional or personal commitments and value the flexibility to set their own working hours in agreement with the partner school.

About you

We’re looking for enthusiastic and experienced individuals who are committed to the aims and ethos of Quest for Learning and have experience of working with primary-aged children in an educational setting. If you’re passionate about improving the life chances of disadvantaged children through education and have the drive and initiative to work with minimal supervision, we would love to hear from you.



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