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Volunteer Online French Tutor

Job Title: Volunteer Online French Tutor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: Volunteer position
Reference: Volunteer Online French Tutor
Contact Name: Lydie Gahoua
Contact Email: lydiegahoua@examstar.org
Job Published: August 18, 2020 20:13

Job Description

Support us to offer online French tuition to vulnerable pupils.

Help us to offer heavily subsidised online French tuition and help improve disadvantaged pupils’ life chances.

We are urgently looking for Volunteer Online French Tutors

About Exam Star®

Exam Star® is a social enterprise working for the educational fulfilment of vulnerable pupils at risk of falling behind academically. We offer free one-to-one online homework help to primary and secondary school pupils in English, Maths and Sciences. Additionally, we provide heavily subsidised online tutoring services in all core subjects as well as French and 11+ exam preparation. The aim is to help vulnerable pupils who have little or no academic support at home and find it difficult to work by themselves. Our objectives are to offer personalised academic intervention, which is affordable and universally accessible, to increase pupils’ confidence, develop their awareness of independent study methods and techniques and ultimately raise their educational aspirations as well as helping them feel more empowered to fulfil their academic potential.

Every Saturday from 12 noon to 2pm, our Volunteer Online Tutors provide free one-to-one online homework help to pupils with understanding and completing homework assignments. Volunteer Online Tutors answer questions explain homework assignments and give pupils new techniques to work with.

Furthermore, from Monday to Thursday Volunteer Online Tutors and Volunteer Online French Tutors provide heavily subsidised one-to-one online tuition to primary and secondary school pupils in English, Maths, Sciences, French and 11+ exam preparation. During these sessions pupils’ individual learning needs are addressed. Our target interventions gives students a chance to ask questions and receive extra support on anything they find difficult. 

Exam Star® is determined to offer public facing, online tutoring services which are genuinely affordable and personalised. This is in order to assist parents with the herculean task of supporting their children’s home learning; especially during the COVID 19 crisis. We aim to benefit disadvantaged primary and secondary school pupils and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

We would love Volunteer Online French Tutors who possesses:

  • a sound knowledge of the French language
  • confidence to deliver one-to-one online tuition to learners of all ages and abilities

Please note: Previous tutoring experience in French is not essential, just a willingness to help pupils fulfil their academic potential.

What we are looking for in Volunteer Online French Tutors

  • Has the ability to understand the needs of learners of all ages and abilities
  • Can answer learners’ questions and enable them to gain clarify in French
  • Has experience in French education/teaching French/ French teaching assistant
  • Can provide French online tuition to learners of all ages and abilities
  • Understands the resource constraints of a small social enterprise and is able to work with these.
  • Able to abide to safeguarding/child protection regulations when delivering online tuition.

Skills

·      Tutoring: French

 .      Teaching French

 .      Sound knowledge of French Language

Volunteer availability

Thursday, 5pm-7pm

 

 

Please note: To ensure continuity of services provided to pupils; a 3-month commitment is required from all volunteers.

 

 

Making a difference

 

With your help we will be able to continue to help vulnerable pupils who have little or no academic support at home and find it difficult to work by themselves. During the COVID 19 crisis it is even more crucial to offer personalised academic intervention which is affordable and universally accessible to support disadvantaged pupils with their home learning. Your help will be invaluable in developing pupils’ awareness of independent study methods and techniques and ultimately raising their educational aspirations as well as helping them feel more empowered to fulfil their academic potential.

You would become part of our small, friendly team and you have the opportunity to use your time to make a real difference in difficult times. You will also benefit as described below:

·       gain valuable tutoring experience and enhance your cv

·       enhance your communication, mentoring and planning skills

·       grow in confidence and be a positive role model

·       help a pupil from a disadvantaged background improve their edecational attainment

·       make a significant, lasting impact on a pupil’s future

Additional application details: All volunteers must either possess a DBS certificate or able to obtain one themselves.

 

 

 

 

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