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Glasgow Learning Communities Coordinator

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th September 2023

  • Advertised from 4th September 2023
  • Grade 2. £11.90 per hour, 15 hours per week.


Volunteer Tutors Organisation (VTO) is a Glasgow based charity which provides free educational support to children and young people. This is delivered through one-to-one tutoring by trained volunteers both in person and online and through Learning Hubs which are held in primary schools or community venues.

Although it is a 15 hour per week contract, you will be required to work an average of 20 - 25 hours per week, Monday to Thursday inclusive, at specific times of the year i.e. school term times. There is flexibility around working hours, our core business times for this role is approximately 12 – 6pm but you will need to be flexible to meet the needs of families and tutors so occasional later evening work will be required.


Candidates must have experience working with or supporting children and young people and some knowledge of the education system. Due to the spread of geographical locations across Glasgow/surrounding areas, a driving licence/car is preferable.


Salary is £11.90 per hour with 20 days holiday plus 11 days public holiday, prorated to reflect hours worked. You will have access to a company laptop and mobile phone. A generous travel expenses policy is in place. Organisational pension, 4% employer contribution. Access to Employee Assistance Programme. Flexibility to work from home.


To provide structured support to enable volunteer tutors to work effectively with the children and young people referred for educational assistance.

The role is dual focused. Firstly, you will be responsible for running a set number of Learning Hubs, Monday – Thursday, from approx. 3pm – 4.30pm.

Learning Hubs support groups of up to 10 children with their homework and overall literacy/numeracy competencies, improving confidence levels and motivation to learn. You will be on-site at each Learning Hub for approx. 1.5 hours each day with planning/resourcing time additional to this.

You will also be responsible for matching and pairing volunteer tutors and children/young people in who have been referred to our 1-1 online or in person tutoring programmes. This will involve meeting tutors and families face to face or via Zoom or Teams if participating in our online service. You will also interview volunteer tutors online and be part of the training team to induct tutors online and support them throughout their time with VTO. The role will involve hybrid working from your home/the VTO office in Glasgow West End/service delivery locations.

Application notes

To apply, please send a current CV and covering letter telling us why you would be perfect for this role to by 1pm on Monday 11th September.