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New Young Carers Schools Project looking for Tutors

1st July 2019

Early in 2019 PKAVS were commissioned to develop a service for Young Carers who require extra educational support to help with achievement and engagement within schools. The EASyc (Education Attainment Service for young carers) looks to develop person-centred support for those Young Carers referred in. The service is open to all Young Carers 5-18 years old who are currently enrolled in school that meet the criteria.

We are looking to gather a highly motivated bank of Tutors in all areas of the Curriculum to work on a 1-1 basis with young people for a time-limited period. Sessions may take place within our one of our PKAVS centres, schools or a mutually convenient establishment. As we support Young Carers all over Perth and Kinross, there is an option to set up online 1-1 sessions for those living within rural localities.

In addition to having relevant qualifications and a PVG we are looking for individuals that are

  • Enthusiastic - Able to engage with young People
  • Empathetic - Understand the needs of Young Carers
  • Flexible - Able to develop person-centred approaches to learning
  • Fun - For many Young Carers learning can be respite from their caring role

Sessions are paid at £25 per hour. 

Click here to download Tutor Application Form

Click here to download Sessional Tutor Job Description

Please phone Julie on 01738 567076 or email for more information or to arrange an informal chat.

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