Emily Ayres

Emily joined Action Tutoring in November 2020 as Programme Coordinator for Sheffield.

Emily is responsible for overseeing a caseload of partner schools in Sheffield, liaising and working closely with the schools and pupils as well as managing our pool of volunteer tutors.

Emily has worked as an English teacher in secondary schools in Birmingham for seven years. Her latest role was as a Key Stage 3 English Coordinator where she designed curriculum resources and ran literacy interventions.

Before that, she co-founded the all-female theatre company Kindle Theatre/KILN Ensemble, creating devised performances in unusual spaces in the Midlands and beyond.

Emily is passionate about educational equality and raising the confidence and aspirations of young people. She is excited to work in the impressively capable Action Tutoring team.