Did You Know?

In 2014, in schools ICT (Information and Communications Technology) was replaced replaced by a new “computing” curriculum including coding lessons for children as young as five.

What this opportunity offers you
  • Whether you are passionate about programming, keen to make a difference in Southampton or looking to gain teaching experience, Code Plus is a great place to start
  • As a Code Plus tutor you can go to local libraries to help pupils reach their academic potential
  • Act as a positive role model to increase pupils’ understanding of and creativity in computer programming
  • Gain a greater understanding of educational disadvantage
  • Develop valuable and transferable skills in tutoring, communication, leadership and relationship building
  • Benefit from networking opportunities and information about careers in education
The skills you will gain that will impress employers:
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity skills
  • Information literacy skills
  • Intellectual and subject knowledge skills
  • IT and digital literacies
  • Leadership skills
  • Networking skills
  • Persuading/negotiating/influencing skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Self-management and personal effectiveness skills
  • Social responsibility and global awareness skills
  • Team working skills

Find out more about what these skills mean.