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Education Programme Tutor

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

Role Responsibility

Fair Access/ The Rosewood School are recruiting four full time (37 hrs a week Term Time Only) Tutors due to 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 Special Educational Needs (SEND) and an EHC Plan, who are awaiting a place at a named specialist 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 will be required to provide tuition in a variety of locations across the whole of Kent. The ability to travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day in accordance with the needs of the job. 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 deliver personalised, relevant academic focussed activities to pupils within a tailored programme to meet their unique needs. 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 emotional and behavioural difficulties, including those with SEND. 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.

The role requires you to be mobile throughout a wide operational area including travelling around the county of Kent. You should note that public transport is rarely a viable option as your role may involve you visiting families in rural areas, often with limited public transport.

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.

A half day virtual assessment afternoon will be held on Thursday 16th June 2022. This will be followed by a face to face interview week commencing 20th June 2022.


Contact Details

For further information regarding this role, please contact:

Rebecca Hodge by email for further information.

About the Company

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 and faiths, 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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