Tutor for Children in Care
Tutor for Children in care / SEND KS1-5 (QTS or equivalent)
Equal Education is committed to closing the attainment gap between vulnerable groups of students and their peers. We work with a wide-range of students including Looked After Children, those with Special Education Needs, and those out of education. We provide 1-to-1 supplementary education alongside schooling, as well as alternative provision. Could you be a part of the amazing work we do?
We’re currently recruiting tutors (QTS or equivalent teaching qualifications) available during school hours to provide alternative 1-to-1 provision, as well as tutors available for 1-2 hours after school or over the weekend to to provide 1-to-1 supplementary education. We are looking for teachers with a focus on Maths, Science and/or English, to support the learning and development of students in the West Midlands, Thurrock, Slough, and Swindon.
Skills and Experience:
- QTS (Qualified Teacher Status or alternative teaching qualification)
- Understanding and appreciation of working with vulnerable young people in the care system and those with SEND
- Creative and tenacious teachers equipped to deal with those who may have disengaged from mainstream schooling
- Positive behaviour strategy knowledge and experience of helping children self regulate emotions
- Valid Enhanced DBS check
- Excellent written communication and timely reporting
- Excellent timekeeping and reliability
About Equal Education:
- Equal Education is a social enterprise committed to tackling the inequality gap in educational achievements. The need is all too evident:
- Just 17.5% of looked-after children achieved a grade 4 GCSE in both English and maths, compared with 58.9% overall.
- Looked after children represent 40% of children in custody.
- 59% of looked-after children are classed as having SEN, compared with 17% of non looked-after children.
- At KS2 18% of pupils with SEN achieved the expected level in reading, writing and mathematics in 2016/17 compared to 70% of those with no SEN.
- At KS4 the attainment 8 score for pupils with SEN in 2016/17 was 27.1 compared to 49.5 for those with no SEN. The progress 8 score for pupils with SEN was -0.59 compared to 0.07 for those with no SEN
We believe in empowering looked after children and those with SEND through tailored 1-to-1 educational support, enabling achievement, and tackling this social problem at a local grassroots level. Our national network of committed tutors are integral to this and we look forward to welcoming further inspirational individuals to this team.
To be considered for the positions, please submit a CV and covering letter by using the apply button below
Please feel free to contact our Recruitment Team on 07799031433 with any questions