Equal Education

Tutors (Qualified Teachers)

Social enterprise seeking qualified teachers to provide life-changing targeted 1:1 support for vulnerable children and young people

We are looking for tutors to join our organisation!

At Equal Education we believe in empowering vulnerable and disadvantaged children through tailored 1:1 educational support, as evidence shows this is one of the most impactful interventions. By joining our Tutor Community, you will have the opportunity to work with Children Looked After and those with Special Educational Needs, helping overcome barriers to learning, building trusted relationships, increasing aspirations and fulfilling their potential, helping us achieve our mission of narrowing the attainment gap and improving outcomes.

If you are also committed to this mission, please read the below and get in contact if you feel inspired! We recommend you read the tutor testimonials on our website:


We are looking for tutors who meet the following specifications:

  • KS1, KS2, KS3, GCSE/Functional Skills, A-Level tutors for 1:1 tuition - all subject levels required
  • Experience teaching core subjects (English, Maths and Science) preferred
  • In-person and online
  • In-person tutors urgently needed in Birmingham, Norfolk, Bristol, Bath, Thurrock and Reading
  • Available during school hours and/or after school
  • Must have QTS or an equivalent teaching qualification
  • Experience working with SEND and/or Children Looked After

Who is Equal Education?

Equal Education is a social enterprise working to improve outcomes and narrow the attainment gap for disadvantaged and vulnerable learners, including Children Looked After and those with Special Educational Needs (SEND). We have almost 10 years experience delivering 1:1 tuition, working with 180+ schools and Local Authority partners across the country, reaching hundreds of pupils annually. We are a member of the Fair Education Alliance and we are an Approved Tuition Partner of the National Tutoring Programme.


• Targeted opportunities to transform the lives of students whose needs are not being met by mainstream education

Flexibility and independence to set your own hours through freelance work - no contracted hours to adhere to

• Additional tutoring opportunities during/after school hours following the advertised opportunity

• Positive working environment in which you can thrive

• Strong support and communication from our dedicated Programmes team

• Training, networking and events opportunities for our Equal Education Tutor Community

Skills and Experience:

• Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent teaching qualification

• Experience with mentoring beneficial but not essential

• Understanding and appreciation of working with vulnerable young people with a range of needs and communication styles

• Experience in using creativity and tenacity to engage students who may have disengaged from mainstream schooling

• Ability to work in close communication with other professionals and stakeholders, and the ability to tailor provision based on information provided in documentation such as an Educational Health and Care Plan.

• Knowledge of positive behaviour strategies and experience in supporting children to self-regulate emotions

• Valid Enhanced DBS check

• Excellent written communication, timekeeping, reliability, and timely reporting


Equal Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all tutors to share this commitment. All tutors will be expected to provide an enhanced DBS certificate upon application.