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Experienced Freelance Learning Support Tutors (Adult Education), City Academy


City Academy is seeking experienced freelance learning support tutors for our adult students with additional learning needs. City Academy is one of London's leading creative and performing arts academies. We run adult short courses and intensives in dance, acting, singing, creative writing, photography, filmmaking and more. Established in 2007, City Academy has grown from a single venue to over 40 partner venues across London including Sadler’s Wells, Diorama Arts and Soho Theatre. 

As an inclusive and accessible education company we work hard to ensure that our students can get the best out of their learning experience, so we are committed to providing additional support to students if they request it. 

About the role:

We are looking for those who can work with adult students across beginners, improvers and advanced level courses across the creative disciplines. We are particularly keen to hear from people with significant experience working with students with dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism, aspergers and visual impairment. Learning support tutors should have a passion for education and the creative arts. 

Candidates should be able to:

  • Plan and prepare differentiated learning resources.

  • Work closely and collaboratively with course tutors to support students.

  • Work 1-1 with students, whilst interacting with the whole class, taking part in exercises or tasks where appropriate.

  • Have a strong background in learning support, education and the creative arts.

  • Be able to adapt their teaching to embrace a range of abilities

  • Specialise in one or more of the following subjects: Art, Acting, Singing, Dance, Photography, Creative Writing, Filmmaking.

  • Be an excellent motivator to help develop student confidence

  • Have a naturally fun and engaging personality

We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants from under-represented groups and communities. 

To Apply:

  • Please send a CV and covering letter our Inclusion Rep, Lotte Ruth Johnson

  • Successful applicants will be invited to meet with a member of the City Academy team 

  • For more information about City Academy and the courses we offer, please visit the website at 

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