Tutor for Children in Care

United Kingdom
£25 per hour
14 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Full Time

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.

Application Details:

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

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