SEN Tutor

Location:  Share HQ, 64 Altenburg Gardens, Battersea, SW11 1JL

Days:  Available days Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm (11am start on Tuesdays)

Pay:  £15.51 – £17.29 per hour depending on experience (includes extra in lieu of annual leave) 

Contract: Casual bank staff 

Our bank SEN Tutors teach adults with learning disabilities and autism. They step in to teach our independent living, employability, digital skills and English and Maths sessions when our teachers are on annual leave or unwell. Our classes run from 10am – 4pm  (11am - 4pm on Tuesdays) each day at our vibrant training centre in Clapham Junction, SW11.

Work is offered on an as-needed basis once you are added to our bank register, and is normally booked in advance. There is no guarantee of work; however we are looking for people who are happy to be contacted at short notice to provide relief or can be booked for block days or weeks in advance. 

Who we are looking for

You’ll need to love teaching and enjoy working with adults with learning disabilities and autism. You should have experience training, with a can-do attitude and be passionate about motivating others. It’s important that you are reliable, supportive, patient and caring. You'll have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate positively and in a non-discriminatory way to disabled people from a range of backgrounds and communities.

Main responsibilities:

  • To teach adults who have a range of learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and/or ill mental health.
  • To teach a range of topics such as using iPads and apps, using the internet safely,   money handling, employability, travelling independently, relationship management, health and wellbeing, and English and maths.
  • To follow the lesson plan provided.
  • To provide pastoral support to students and to support them in their transition back to Share from lockdown.
  • To feedback at the end of the day regarding student progress.
  • To gather evidence of work that can be put in to student portfolios.
  • To follow Share's Covid 19 safety measures, and to teach students about social distancing and hygiene standards. 
  • To work within a framework that values diversity and the individual qualities of each student.
  • To work in line with our values.

Person Specification: 

  • Experience in training or teaching,  a teaching qualification would be desirable
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills 
  • The ability to motivate and support students
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate positively and in a non-discriminatory way to disabled people from a range of backgrounds and communities
  • Reliable, with good time management
  • Able to explain tasks and procedures clearly and simply.
  • Personal flexibility and the ability to work in a way that is adaptable and focused on the needs of each individual student.

How to apply

Please send us:

  • Your CV
  • Provide two references by filling in this form
  • Complete our equal opportunites form

Please return all the above three documents to hradmin@sharecommunity.org.uk.

Please contact Leanne Wood (People and Project Manager) to discuss the role in more detail on 0208 050 4162.

This job is subject to two satisfactory references, evidence of qualifications, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and providing evidence of right to work in the UK.

If you have a disability and would like to discuss other ways of submitting your application, please call Leanne on 0207 801 9825.

We are very much looking forward to receiving your application.

Job details
Location: 
SW11 1JL
Closing date: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 10:00
Salary: 
£15.51 – £17.29 per hour depending on experience (includes extra in lieu of annual leave)
Contract type: 
Working hours: 
Anytime Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm (11am start on Tuesdays). One hour unpaid lunchbreak.
Contact email address: 
hradmin@sharecommunity.org.uk
Contact telephone number: 
0208 050 4162.