We currently employ more than 70 tutors, who all possess excellent academic credentials and have a superb command of their subject matter.
They are mainly currently enrolled or recently graduated students recruited from the University of Hull, who are energetic, enthusiastic and up-to-date with the current demands of the national curriculum and various examination boards. They build a good rapport with pupils and are examples of how academic success can change lives.
All tutors have to complete essential training in Mentoring and Befriending techniques and how to be an effective tutor before they can begin tutoring for Toranj Tuition. We have formal accreditation for the delivery of Mentoring and Befriending training from the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO).
Tutors are now eligible to complete an Employability Passport with Toranj Tuition, which demonstrates to their future employers the employability skills they have acquired while working with our organisation. Toranj Tuition’s Passport was validated by Humber LEP in 2019 and will be up for renewal in 2022.
Safeguarding and Child Protection
All of our tutors hold DBS checks and complete child protection and safeguarding courses, which are updated regularly. Our premises, based on the University of Hull campus, meet a high standard of health and safety regulations. We have a qualified first aider on the premises at all times.
Sophie is a third year Mathematics student with an interest in pursuing a career in teaching. Sophie has experience tutoring maths in a one-to-one capacity, in which she helped her students understand the subject and also covered how to approach exam questions through the use of past papers. Sophie knows only too well how stressful exams can be and loves to help guide her students through the process.
Rachael is a third year Chemistry student. Rachael’s work experience includes tutoring within local primary schools, as well as leading holiday clubs overseas, in which she created a fun and safe environment for children aged 2-18. Rachael is also a qualified first aider and has ran two half marathons for charity.
Ola is a third year Biochemistry student. Ola has previously tutored secondary and AS pupils in maths and science, and also has experience on a scheme called ‘Literacy Leaders’ in which she helped primary students with their reading. Ola loves STEM subjects and wants to help students discover their passion for science and maths, too.
Nikita is a third year Medicine student at Hull York Medical School. While at secondary school, Nikita tutored Year 11 students in Maths and enjoyed helping them to grasp difficult concepts. Nikita knows that every child learns differently – she describes herself as a ‘kinaesthetic and visual learner’– and therefore adapts tutoring methods. Nikita is also an excellent communicator, having entered competitions in public speaking and debate.
Matumuisibi is a third year Chemical Engineering student. Matumuisibi’s experience includes helping children in Year 2, 3 and 4 with their reading and homework assignments. Furthermore, Tumu was Deputy House Captain at secondary school, a role that saw her motivating and inspiring younger students.
Jamie is studying for a Masters degree in Chemistry. Jamie has experience as an instructor in the Air Training Corps, training cadets on flight prinicples and seeing them through their exams. Jamie also has experienced leading holiday clubs and creating fun activities for young children.