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Equal Education
Coventry (Warwickshire, Warwick, Nuneaton, Rugby, Leamington Spa)
£31-£45 per hour
Closing date
29 Apr 2024




RATE: £31 - £45 PER HOUR

****Please note that all tutors must:****

  • Be based in the UK
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Be able to be self-employed

Calling all qualified teachers! Do you want to make a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable students? If this sounds like you, then please read on…

Who are we?

We are a social enterprise striving to improve educational outcomes for vulnerable young people, including Children Looked After, those adopted, and those with Special Educational Needs. We believe in empowering children through tailored 1-to-1 educational support, and you can help us achieve this.

We receive our referrals from local authorities and schools rather than privately. We are also a member of the Fair Education Alliance and an Approved Tuition Partner of the National Tutoring Programme.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking qualified teachers who share our values and who are motivated by a strong desire to make an impact in the lives of those whose current needs are not being met by the education system. Everyone at Equal Education is fully committed to this mission.

Why join us?

As an Equal Education tutor you will have the opportunity to help children to overcome barriers to learning, help them build trusted relationships and increase their aspirations. We also provide in-house safeguarding training and regular CPD events for all our tutors to get involved in.

Skills and Experience


(please note, due to our safer recruitment policies we will only consider applicants who have the following)

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) orequivalent teaching qualification*
  • Based in the UK, with the Right to work in the UK and able to be self-employed
  • Experience teaching (Subjectat(KS1, KS2, KS3, GCSE/Functional Skills tutors for 1-to-1 tuition) level
  • Available (during school hours and/or after school / specific hours)
  • Available for face-to-face tuition (not online) in the stated location
  • Experience working with Children Looked After and/or withSEND
  • Experience with (particular need)
  • Valid Enhanced DBS check for working with children
  • Fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Excellent in your communication, timekeeping, reliability, and reporting


  • Knowledge of positive behaviour strategies and experience in supporting children to self-regulate emotions
  • Understanding of working with vulnerable young people with a range of needs and communication styles
  • Ability to tailor provision based on information provided in documentation e.g Education Health and Care Plan
  • Experience with mentoring

* Equal Education accepts a variety of Teaching Qualifications. Please see link below:

Please note that we have additional recruitment criteria/requirements for some of the teaching qualifications. Should you have any questions, or should you have a teaching qualification which you believe is equivalent to any of the qualifications listed, please send your enquiry to recruitment 'at'

Apply Now!

Visit our websiteto find further information and to start your application.

Why join Equal Education?

  • The opportunity to transform the lives of students whose needs are not met by mainstream education
  • Working on a freelance / self-employed basis, you will have flexibility and independence to set your own hours
  • Tutoring opportunities during/after school hours (online/in-person)
  • Opportunities can range from 1 - 15 hours per week, and can be daytime, evening or weekends
  • Strong support and communication from our dedicated team
  • Learning & development opportunities within the Equal Education tutor community
  • Competitive tutor pay
  • Positive working environment in which you can thrive

Read more about the benefits of being an Equal Education tutor on our Tutor Community Introductionpage:
and our Tutor Community Eventspage:

Equal Opportunities

Our recruitment practices are carried out in line with equal opportunities and all candidates will be reviewed fairly despite age, gender, sex, race, religion, ethnicity and disability.


Equal Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect our tutors to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures as outlined in Part 3 of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, this includes a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced with barred list information check.

This position is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended 2013). Therefore, applicants will be asked to disclose any criminal history if they are shortlisted for interview.

We strongly encourage tutors to be signed up to the DBS Update Service, and this will be a requirement for all our tutors by the end of the 2022-2023 academic year. We require all DBS certificates to be dated within the past 12 months at the point a tutor is allocated to a student.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £31.00-£45.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Bachelor's (preferred)


Teaching: 1 year (preferred)

  • Tutoring: 1 year (preferred)


  • Enhanced DBS Certificate Child Workforce (preferred)

Work Location:

  • In person (some online)

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