11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 3:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Geography, History, Languages, Mathematics, Physics, Science, Spanish
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
Negotiable, but typically between 7.5 and 12.5 per week during term time, between 2.30 and 5 pm.
Contract type
Fixed term (to June 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£25 per hour
Actual salary
£25 per hour

Job summary

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic tutors to support students in their GCSE preparations. We are seeking tutors in English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography and Modern Foreign Languages.

Tutors will be school based, offering tuition at the end of the school day between 3 and 5 pm. Typically students will have an hour of tuition per week over an agreed period of time. We can be flexible regarding the number of days worked. On appointment, tutors will be offered a contract of employment which sets out their guaranteed hours and working pattern.

We offer:

The opportunity for flexible working
the opportunity to work alongside excellent practitioners in a supportive team
An exciting and stimulating place to work in a friendly environment
A modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities

You will:

Hold a relevant qualification such as QTS or have recent, demonstrable experience of tutoring to GCSE level
Be reliable, committed and interested in working with students, and demonstrate the qualities of a good role model
Be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life
Have experience of working with children and young people
Have a passion for learning and be a life-long learner

Applying for the job

Please see the attached document for details of how to apply.

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 18
Education phase
School size
1131 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01803 400660

About The Spires College

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 school with a bilateral selective stream.

The College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be. As a School we are committed the professional development of our staff and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.

The College is committed to safeguarding all of its students. All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures and regularly undertake a full enhanced DBS check.

Arranging a visit to The Spires College

If you would like to have an informal, confidential discussion with one of our senior leaders, please contact the Principal’s PA via the email above or telephone number below. Please note that the college is closed for the half-term break between 25 and 29 October.

School location

Westlands Lane, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3PE

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