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About City Gateway
City Gateway’s mission is to bring hope to local communities in London in a
practical way by helping the most disadvantaged and disengaged young people,
and vulnerable women and families, remove barriers to progression and
We were founded in 1999 in Tower Hamlets by City workers involved in local
churches who were concerned by the inequalities they saw around them. We
always seek to go the extra mile for our service users, providing intensive
support programmes; vocational skills training; work placements; and
Apprenticeships to those most in need. We are an equal opportunities employer
committed to achieving best practice in every area of our work.
The effectiveness of our best practice approach is visible in our results. In
2013-14, 81% of our 14-16 year old learners progressed into further education
or employment; 88% of our 16-19 year old learners progressed into work or an
Apprenticeship; and 76% of our apprentices secured permanent employment,
59% with the same employer.
We provide excellent in-work benefits, a creative and dynamic working
environment, and the chance to shine in an award-winning Ofsted Outstanding
charity. Having grown exponentially over the last 15 years, we continue to
expand and develop our services to bring hope to more people every year.
Our Mission
To bring hope to local communities across London, particularly those in and
around East London.
Our Motivation
To follow the example that Jesus gave us; to love our neighbours, and to help
those in society who are poor, excluded and in need.
Our Values
City Gateway looks to recruit individuals who aspire to our core values:
Innovation – Innovative in finding fresh, high-impact solutions.
Ambition – Ambitious for the individuals and communities we work with.
Excellence – Excellent in all of our professional services
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Personal & Social Development Tutor
Main Workbase
Lewisham or Tower Hamlets
Hours of work
Part-Time or Full time (35 hours plus 5 hours unpaid breaks)
Line Manager
Line Management
 5% Employer pension contribution after 3 months
 25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year) + bank
 2 weeks bonus annual leave (sell back option)
 Long term sickness benefit
 Season ticket loan & cycle scheme
 Staff discount at CG social enterprises (gym, café)
Learning and Development Coordinator
Main Purpose
Key Stage 4 is City Gateway’s alternative education provision for 14-16 year olds. We
use a relational approach to engage with learners who are disengaged and/or
disadvantaged and have struggled to access mainstream education for a variety of
reasons. We offer a varied curriculum which consists of a vocational subject, core
curriculum subjects and an enhanced emphasis on personal and social development as
well as enrichment.
We are delivering a new provision with our most hard-to-reach learners. Do you have a
passion for young people? Can you engage with those that have not thrived in
mainstream education? Do you have ambition and drive to develop your curriculum
area into a real success? If so, then we'd love to meet you.
With support, our Tutors will develop an exciting and practical curriculum that supports
our students to develop in confidence, skills, aspirations and progression routes.
The tutor roles are available part-time or full time. The full-time role would require the
tutor to teach a secondary subject of English, Maths, or ICT.
Main Responsibilities
Plan and deliver accredited training to groups of up to 18 students
Teach according to the quality standards set for the course
Maintain effective tutor records
Ensure training facilities are fit for purpose
Work with Learning Mentors and Progression Coaches to ensure high levels of attendance
and engagement
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Responsible for ordering and monitoring of resources
Ensure reporting is up to date
Person Specification
 Degree educated or equivalent
 A*- C grade in English and maths
 Proven experience in related field
 Industry qualifications if
Proven experience working
with challenging young
Ability to relate well to young people
and advise them effectively
Ability to motivate and inspire young
people to learn and achieve in the
Ability to engage young people
Ability to give informed feedback
Strong organisational skills
Strong time management skills
Able to see the potential in individual
young people
Resourceful and able to think clearly
under pressure
Passion to see young people succeed
Shares City Gateway’s values and
ethos, and committed to City
Gateway’s vision
Able to actively support, promote and
encourage City Gateway’s Christian
ethos, mission and values
This role requires the successful candidate to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check in compliance with
City Gateway’s DBS & Risk Assessment Policy.
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