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Work as a Widening Participation ambassador

The Widening Participation Team are not recruiting new ambassadors or tutors during the Autumn term 2020.

If you are interested in becoming an ambassador or tutor, please check this page later in the academic year for updates. You can also register your interests and leave contact details. We will email you as and when recruitment goes live again.

Working as a Widening Participation Student Ambassador is a great way to develop your communication and teamwork skills and contribute to a fairer society by tackling barriers to Higher Education in your local area. Once hired, you can sign up to as many different types of outreach work as you like - you could help on school visit days, at taster weeks, or become a tutor at a neighbouring school.

Take a look at the job description for further information about this role.

You can also view our Primary Schools Booklet and Taster Week Booklet to learn more about the programmes we run for young people.

Tutor Scheme

  • All tutoring takes place on Wednesday afternoons, with most placements beginning at 1:30pm.
  • City Tutors work with pupils from under-represented backgrounds, from as young as Year 5 (9/10 year olds) all the way to Year 13 (17/18 year olds). Tutoring can be one-to-one or in small groups, and is predominantly for those who are struggling with Mathematics or English.
  • Placements are at schools or colleges around London with the majority being in the Islington area.
  • Tutors are paid for preparation time, as well as the time spent with the pupils, and reimbursed for travel expenses. Tutoring takes place weekly for a minimum of one hour and runs from October to April, with optional sessions depending on availability until mid-July.