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Education Programme Tutor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Term Time only - 40 weeks per year

Fair Access are recruiting two full time (37 hours a week Term Time Only) Tutors to complete the final phase of expansion of the service. Education Programme Tutors provide one to one tuition as part of an education package to children and young people (CYP) in a variety of localities throughout Kent.

The Education Programme is an interim service providing bespoke tuition packages to children and young people (CYP) in Key Stages 1 - 4. These CYP are without a school place due to exclusions; or will have an EHC Plan awaiting a place at a named provision. The Children & Young People accessing the programme require one to one support in preparation for accessing identified onward education provision.

Whilst you will be contractually based in Maidstone, you may be required to provide tuition in a variety of locations across the whole of Kent and be prepared to travel across the county in a timely manner. This is not a remote working role.  At present, there is the flexibility to complete the non-teaching aspects of the role as work from home or from a local KCC building.

The wellbeing and inclusivity of our cohort is integral to the delivery of the service. The whole team focus is on delivering child centred academic activities while supporting and improving educational outcomes. You will plan and undertake personalised, relevant academic focussed activities with pupils within an individualised programme. The individualised programme offered to a CYP may comprise of 1:1 face-to-face sessions, online live 1:1 sessions delivered using Microsoft Teams or a Blended offer using a combination of these methods.

You will be a passionate individual, experienced in delivering positive outcomes, who can support children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. We are seeking candidates who are motivated, reliable, empathetic, and keen to rise to the daily challenges of supporting and championing vulnerable learners.

You will require excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage challenging situations, and the ability to communicate clearly and successfully both verbally and on written records and reports.

The Education Programme maintains a CPD programme for the whole team, including regular training on high incidence SEND.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

As part of the interview process for this role you will be required to complete an assessment task virtually and submit this. A further face to face interview will be necessary to finalise the successful candidates. Dates will be determined on an individual and ongoing basis.

This role is subject to holding a Full UK Driving Licence – The Council is committed to making reasonable adjustments so whilst this job requires the jobholder to drive your application will still be considered if you are unable to drive due to a disability.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Contact Details

Education Programme: 

03000 414009

About the Company

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KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county’s working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds, faiths and those with caring responsibilities, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.


Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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