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Sam working hard during one of his touch typing lessons

Business Owners: We are particularly interested in hearing from you if you are keen to run your own touch typing courses under licence in your area. Type IT! has been successfully running courses for over 6 years working with over 1000 children so far. With our wealth of experience and support, we can help you set up your business, and train you how to deliver Type IT! courses successfully. Type IT! is a lifestyle business, allowing you to work as much or as little as you wish, whilst providing a profitable source of income. For an informal chat, please call Wendy on 020 8434 7111.

Holiday and Term Time Senior Course Leaders: We are looking for part-time Course Leaders to be in sole charge of our classes in Harrow and surrounding areas. Based on a 1:5 ratio, with the support of an assistant tutor. You should be willing to work between the hours of 4.30pm – 6.30pm weekdays, Saturday mornings and during the school holidays. We are ideally looking for applicants that may come from teaching background, having SEN experience. However, we are still keen to hear from you if you do not have this experience.

Just as importantly, we are looking for applicants that have a vibrant, outgoing personality who feel that they have the qualities to inspire and motivate children and young people to do well. Please note that you may also be working with adult learners. You will also be working with an assistant tutor, so you should demonstrate the ability to work and manage others as part of a team.

Tutor Assistants: We would also like to hear from you if you are looking for part time work as a Class Assistant Tutor working the same hours as specified above.

Tutors and Course Leaders must be able to touch-type using the correct finger to key technique although speed is not important. (We are keen to hear from ex-students of Type IT!). Successful applicants will be trained to understand how the Type IT! course works.

Applicants must have a personal telephone and an email contact address. You must be prepared to travel to our site in Harrow and our centres in the surrounding areas at your own expense.

Applicants should be committed to supervising classes both during term time and the school holidays. Term Time: Approximately 10-12 weeks. School Holiday Intensive Courses: Monday – Friday, 10am – 12pm, 12.30pm – 2.30pm. Easter, Summer and half terms. Sessions will be offered on a rotational basis to allow for holidays/breaks.

Type IT! is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff to share this commitment.

Application Contact:

Interested parties should submit their CVs to wendy@typeitforkids.co.uk.

There is no closing date for any applications other than that is necessary to apply at least one term in advance of any particular opportunity. Unless requested otherwise all applications will be retained on file for consideration for future courses.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview and to attend a Type IT! class to watch a class in action.

Salary:

Course Tutors are paid £15 per hour on an employed basis (includes 12% holiday pay). Assistant Class tutors are paid based on age and experience.