7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    25 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Term time
18 hours a week – term-time only temporary until July 2022 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (start and finish times to be negotiated)
Contract type
Fixed term (9 Months)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary
HC4 £7,697.00-£8,008.00

Job summary

Following the announcement by the government of a catch-up fund for students who have fallen behind during lockdown, we are seeking to appoint a catch-up tutor to work with individual students either in class or in small groups delivering programmes designed by specialist teachers to help students address gaps in knowledge and understanding caused by the lockdown.
Main responsibility: Deliver a programme of one to one or small group lessons to support students who have fallen behind in lock down to develop their knowledge and understanding.
Key Activities:
1. Deliver and adapt support programmes to individual students to increase their knowledge, improve their recall, embed knowledge in students’ long-term memory, develop their understanding of the subjects being supported and address their misconceptions
2. Set high expectations of behaviour, work rate and effort and report to your line manager where these expectations are not met
3. Give continuous and constructive feedback to students to help them develop their knowledge, understanding and confidence
4. Give clear and regular feedback to the student's class teacher regarding the progress of students you are working with
5. Participate in training on effectively delivering catch up support and on safeguarding
6. Uphold the staff code of conduct and report any safeguarding or other concerns using My Concern
Person Specification:
1. Qualifications to include at least English and maths to GCSE and the equivalent of at least two Advanced Level GCE qualifications
2. Successful experience of supporting learning, teaching or tutoring
3. Can use ICT effectively to support learning and methods of working (e.g. email, Internet, adapting worksheets etc.)
4. Good understanding of child development, learning processes and factors that affect how pupils learn.
5. Ability to relate well to children and adults, and to build positive working relationships.
6. Confidence and competence when managing the learning and behaviour of an individual, or a small group.
If you wish to apply for the position of Catch Up Tutor, please complete the application form and provide a covering letter of no more than one side of A4 stating:
• how your experience has prepared you for this role
• how you would fulfil the job description above to a high standard

Applying for the job

Please apply using the application form provided - emailing it to bkastania@aylestone.hereford.sch.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
419 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number

About Aylestone School

Aylestone School is a co-educational 11-16 school, located in the picturesque Cathedral City of Hereford, adjacent to the Herefordshire Colleges' campus for Further Education, and 10 minutes walk from the City railway station.

Arranging a visit to Aylestone School

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the School website www.aylestone.hereford.sch.uk. If you would like to discuss the post, or arrange a visit, please contact Mr Nigel O’Neil on 01432 357371 ext 198.

School location

Broadlands House, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 1HY

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