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SEN Tutor

  • Location:

    Frome, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £18850 - £25040 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams

We have a fantastic opportunity for experienced, enthusiastic, highly motivated and flexible Tutors / Unqualified Teachers to join a friendly and dynamic team at a Specialist Independent School in Frome. You would be supporting and educating young people aged 9-19 with emotional behavioural difficulties, complex Learning Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and challenging behaviour.

*** Interview Day - Thursday January 16th ***

Salary: £18,850 - £25,040 depending on experience.

Full Time, Permanent, Term Time only (39 weeks of the year)


Monday: 8:30am-4:30pm

Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-4pm

Friday: 8:30am-3:30pm

About the School:

Aligning academic ability to pastoral and therapeutic outcomes is central to their work - inspiring students and staff to maximise interest, potential and personal achievement and facilitate success.

They follow a broad syllabus offering key skills, small classes and individual education programmes. Their creative and flexible learning programmes are regularly monitored and reviewed. Their students participate in a full educational assessment to develop their bespoke education plan and curriculum with a focus to provide 'success through learning opportunities'.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the management of student behaviour.
  • To provide the highest quality of education, care and preparation for life for all students in the school.
  • To assist in the teacher development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking policies and teaching strategies in curriculum areas and departments.
  • To teach students according to their educational needs, including the setting and
  • marking of work carried out by the student in the school and elsewhere in liaison with other teaching staff.
  • To plan and prepare courses and lessons with oversight from teaching staff.
  • Promote independent learning.
  • Encouraging students to take responsibility for their own learning and promoting
  • development of self-esteem.
  • Promote social and emotional development of students.
  • Contribute to health and wellbeing of the students.

Experience Required:

  • Must have experience of working with SEN and challenging behaviours.
  • Must hold a Full UK Driving Licence due to the rural location of the settings.
  • Must be aged 23 or over due to the requirements of the role.
  • GCSE English and Maths.
  • A Childcare / Education qualification would be desirable.
  • Experience of working with people with ASD.
  • Have an understanding of the importance of lesson planning, IEPs and learning objectives to contribute to learning.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Well organised and practical.
  • Ability to diffuse conflict.
  • Adaptable and flexible.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Able to form and maintain appropriate professional relationships and boundaries with children and parents.
  • Able to organise and deliver classroom activities.
  • Able to implement a range of Teaching and Learning strategies.
  • Able to deal with sensitive information in a confidential manner.