Online Volunteer Tutor (GCSE)

We are looking for students, staff, and alumni to tutor a young person aged 14-16, online, one hour a week in term-time from September 2024 – June 2025 to support them with their academic studies.

What You'll Do: 

The Access Project supports pupils from under-resourced backgrounds to access top universities. We are looking for undergraduates, postgraduates, staff, and alumni who would be able to tutor a young person aged 14-16, online, one hour a week in term-time Autumn 2024- Summer 2025 to support them with their academic studies. 


•Support a young person in a subject of your choice to achieve the GCSE grades they deserve and to fulfil their potential. 

•Build transferable skills, experience and knowledge through ongoing training and development as part of the role. 

•Students supported by The Access Project typically achieve a grade higher at GCSE and are twice more likely than their peers to progress to a top-third ranked university. 


No prior teaching or tutoring experience necessary, we provide a full comprehensive training and induction to help you build the confidence to be the best volunteer you can be. 

Why You'll Love It: 

Make a significant, lasting impact on a young person’s future; gain valuable tutoring experience and enhance your CV; reconnect with a subject you love;  grow in confidence; be a positive role model; enhance your communication, mentoring and planning skills; give back to your community. 


We can provide proof of hours tutored to meet requirements for professional or University awards and accreditation alike, such as HEAR Award and Duke of Edinburgh.  

What You'll Learn: 

Employability skills that volunteers will gain :

  • Self-management 
  • Application of information technology 
  • Application of numeracy 
  • Communication and literacy 
  • Problem solving 
  • Leadership 
  • Managing others 
What We're Looking For: 

Interested? You’ll need to: 

· Either be currently studying for an undergraduate degree or have an undergraduate degree/equivalent professional qualification. 

· Either have an A Level subject or an undergraduate degree in a subject you wish to tutor at GCSE level. 

· Be able to spare one hour a week in school term time over the next academic year to tutor (starting Sept/Oct 2024), plus 30 mins a week preparation time. 

· Be prepared to undertake an enhanced DBS check (criminal records check) and provide two references (personal or professional). 

Widening participation
Young People
Remote opportunity
Location of opportunity: 
24 Weeks Minimum
1 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Statement of Motivation
DBS check
Over 18 years old

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