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TEACH. LEARN. EARN. Computing and Mathematics Undergraduates.

Job description

Are you an upbeat, enthusiastic undergraduate studying Computing and/or Mathematics? Then we have the perfect Summer Holiday job for you!

FunTech operate exciting Tech Camps for children and teenagers across the UK.

As well as demonstrating expertise in Java Programming, you must have a can-do attitude, be committed to ensuring each child has the experience of a lifetime and have excellent communication skills.

You will need to bring lots of energy, stamina, flexibility and a good sense of humour.

Still interested? Read on to find out more!


HOLIDAY CAMPS

Position:Tech Tutor for Daytime Camps

Dates:

  • Easter 03 APR – 14 APR
  • Half-term 29 MAY – 02 JUN
  • Training* 10 JUL – 15 JUL
  • Summer 17 JUL – 25 AUG

Locations: Across the UK

Times:

  • Monday – Friday
  • 8am – 6pm
  • (flexibility required)

Pay: £400 per week*


Position: Tech Tutor for Residential Camps

Dates:

  • Training* 10 JUL – 15 JUL
  • Summer 16 JUL – 26 AUG

Location: Tonbridge

Times: On site 24/7

Pay: £400 per week*

(accommodation & all meals provided)


TERM TIME CLASSES

Position: Tech Tutor for Residential Camps

Dates:

  • Training* 10 JUL – 15 JUL
  • Summer 16 JUL – 26 AUG

Location: Tonbridge

Times: On site 24/7

Pay: £400 per week*

(accommodation & all meals provided)


APPLICATION AND INTERVIEWING PROCESS

Phase 1: Application

Please send a copy of your CV and a covering

letter.


Phase 2: Telephone Interview

A member of the team will contact you to have an informal chat about your CV and experience.


Phase 3: Presentation

Successful candidates will be invited to FunTech Maidenhead to present a series of tasks. You will be required to complete a DBS check form (if you already have an existing Enhanced DBS certificate, please bring it with you).


Phase 4: The Tasks

Tasks 1 to 3 to be completed ahead of the interview and brought on either a USB stick or a HDMI compatible laptop.


Task 1: Coding, 30 Minutes

Target Audience: Beginners of mixed ability

Method of Delivery: Presentation with exercises

Objective: Java (beginner | intermediate | advanced)

Specific content to cover, all of which must have an exercise for the audience.

  • What is an IDE, hello world exercise, reading text and displaying variables.
  • Explain IF statements & For loops including nesting.
  • Explain the difference between procedural & object oriented programing.
  • Explain the difference between a class & an object.
  • Explain a basic class and then demonstrate how it is created.
  • Explain Inheritance.
Task 2: Touch Typing, 5 Minutes

Target Audience: All Ages, Mixed Ability

Method of Delivery: Presentation & Demonstration

Objective: You will be required to explain the advantages of touch typing over hunt and peck typing. This will be followed by a demonstration of your own typing skills.


Task 3: Educational Requirements, 10 Minutes

Target Audience: All Ages, Mixed Ability

Method of Delivery: Presentation Objective: How to teach a class of mixed age and ability youngsters some of whom may have special needs such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or autism.

Must cover a minimum of:

  • what is dyslexia, dyspraxia and autism.
  • how to engage with the broad range.
  • what kind of problems do you foresee plus
  • techniques to address them.
  • what do you believe is the key to the
  • youngsters enjoying their experience.


Task 4: Report Writing, 10 Minutes

Target Audience: All Ages, Mixed Ability

Method of Delivery: Write up a report using Microsoft Word

Objective: Write a report of how your interview went, strengths, weaknesses and what you would do differently if you were to do it again. This task to be completed when requested by the interviewers


Phase 5: Offer & Contract

Successful candidates will be offered a position. On acceptance, contracts will be sent out to be completed, signed and returned. Please be sure to read all the terms and conditions that you are agreeing to.


Phase 6: Contract signed & DBS Check

Once contracts have been signed and received, DBS checks will be carried out on each candidate. If an unsuccessful DBS is received then the contract will be null and void.


Phase 7: Full Training – For Summer Camps

only (including First Aid)

Prior to attending training for your role in the summer at Tonbridge School (Kent), you will be given preliminary work to complete and return. In addition, you will need to pass the first aid training course provided.


Please ensure that bring the following forms

of identification:

  • A valid passport
  • Your NI card or letter showing yourNI number
  • Current driving licence photocard (applies to all EU nationals) or Birth certificate (British candidates only. Full certificate issued 12 months after date of birth.)
  • Bank, building or credit card statement
  • Within 3 months, showing current address
  • EU Nationals please bring ID Card

All candidates will need to show at least 3 of the above proofs of ID, one of which must be a passport or photocard driving licence.


Further Information

Education Level
College, University, Other
Location
London
Type of Contract
Summer / Holiday Jobs
Type of Job
Scientific Services, Teaching / Instructors / Guides
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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