Careers

What roles are available.

Tutors

  • We are always on the lookout for new tutors and invite applications for all subjects.
  • Our courses generally run during the Half Terms and holidays, though we are currently offering ad hoc online tuition available anytime.  As such work may be available Monday to Friday or over the weekend/on some bank holidays.  The hours are approximately 9am to 5pm, depending on the course.
  • The position is flexible, you do not have to work on every course or be available for everyday of a given course.
  • Tuition provided will be for small group classes of between 1 and 6 students.
  • We cater for GCSE, IGCSE, IB and A Level.  On some courses we offer assistance with University entrance exams, such as UKCAT or BMAT.
  • The tutorials are student led and we cover all exam boards (AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE, WJEC & Eduqas).
  • The majority of our students are aged 14 to 19 years.
  • Employment is subject to successful reference checks and the tutor must hold a valid enhanced DBS certificate – we can help with this.
  • All tutors are self-employed and are paid at an hourly rate.
  • For more information, please see the tutoring guide.

Entertainment Team Members

  • For our residential courses, generally running over Christmas and in the Easter and Summer holidays, we recruit fun and energetic team members to assist both during the day time and in the evening.  For the day time, the position involves tasks such as helping with the set up of the course, assisting with student arrivals/departures and supervising exam practice. For the evening, the position involves ensuring that evening entertainment is set up in a timely and organised manner, encouraging students to participate and supervising them throughout, to ensure that behaviour is appropriate and safe.
  • Depending on the task, Entertainment Team Members may work alone or in a group.  A briefing will be given by the Residential Manager, who will oversee the team and all activities.
  • Evening activities include a scavenger hunt of Oxford, cupcake decorating, board game nights, sports and a trip to the cinema or shopping outlets.
  • This is a causal role, with the majority of hours available during the day between 8.30am and 5pm (Easter & Summer) and in the evening between 6.45pm and 10.45pm.  You do not need to be available for all evenings.
  • Employment is subject to successful reference checks and the tutor must hold a valid enhanced DBS certificate – we can help with this.
  • All Entertainment Team Members are self-employed and are paid at an hourly rate.
  • There is also an opportunity to be part of our Night Patrol team, working 11pm and 1am.  This role involves patrolling the boarding houses and campus to make sure the residential students are where they should be, quiet and safe.
  • For more information, please see the job description.

Wardens

  • For our residential courses, generally those running in the Easter holidays, we recruit Wardens.  We do have a core team of Wardens, so position are not always available.
  • Wardens are responsible for the students, checking them in before their 10.30pm curfew and assisting with any problems that may arise during the evening.  A briefing will be given during breakfast by the Residential Manager, who will oversee the team.
  • This is a casual role, with the majority of hours mainly being 9pm to 8am.
  • Accommodation and meals are  provided.
  • There is also an opportunity to be part of our Night Patrol team, working 11pm and 1am.  This role involves patrolling the boarding houses and campus to make sure the residential students are where they should be, quiet and safe.
  • All Wardens are self-employed and are paid at a nightly rate.
  • For more information, please enquire.

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Oxford Science Studies,

1 London Place,

Oxford

OX4 1BD

+44(0)1865 240637

info@oxss.co.uk