SEN Tutor (bank staff - casual work)

Job details
Location: 
Share Community HQ, Share Garden, Brixton 336
Closing date: 
Friday, December 17, 2021 - 14:45
Salary: 
Between £14.92 – £17.14 per hour depending on skills and experience
Contract type: 
Bank staff
Working hours: 
10am – 4pm, Monday – Friday (11am start on Tuesdays)
Contact email address: 
valentinof@sharecommunity.org.uk
Contact telephone number: 
07566803444

We are looking for experienced SEN tutors/teachers to join our bank staff and teach adults with learning disabilities and autism. You’ll step in to teach our independent living, employability, digital skills and English and Maths sessions when our teachers are on annual leave or unwell. Additional classes available include arts and crafts, music, horticulture and catering. Our classes run from 10am – 4pm each day at our training centres in Clapham Junction or Brixton. Work is offered on an 'as-needed' basis, and is normally booked in advance.

About us

At Share, we’re passionate about supporting disabled people to set their own goals for learning and life, and then helping them to achieve their aspirations. The majority of our students are people with learning disabilities and/or autism. We offer a range of training, employment, personal development, and leisure opportunities. We won the prestigious Employer of the Year award at the Wandsworth Business Awards 2019. We also hold the Investors in People gold accreditation and we are accredited by the National Autistic Society. 

Main responsibilities

•    To teach independent living, employability, digital skills and/or English and maths courses to 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, using the internet, money handling, employability, travelling independently, relationship management, health and wellbeing

•    To follow the lesson plans provided

•    To provide feedback at the end of the day regarding student progress

•    To gather evidence of work that can be put into student portfolios

•    To work within a framework that values diversity and the individual qualities of each student

•    To work in line with our values

Person specification 

We are looking for somebody who:

•    Has experience in training or teaching - a teaching qualification would be desirable

•    Has good literacy and numeracy skills 

•    Has the ability to motivate and support students

•    Has 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

•    Is reliable, with good time management

•    Is able to explain tasks and procedures clearly and simply

•    Has personal flexibility and the ability to work in a way that is adaptable and focused on the needs of each individual student

To apply

Please send your CV with a covering note detailing your availability to Valentino Ferro at valentinof@sharecommunity.org.uk. You may contact Valentino to discuss the role in more detail on 0207 801 9829.

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 Valentino on 0207 801 9829.