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Functional Skills Tutor

Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for a tutor to deliver Functional Skills Maths and English to a Year 11 Looked After Child who resides in a residential home in the NG3 area of Nottingham.

The student is a male student in Year 11 who has recently been excluded from mainstream education. Therefore, while the Local Authority look for a new provision for him, he requires a 1:1 tutor for betwen 3 - 5 hours per day, with possible support into a school once a place is found.


The ideal candidate for this role will be:

  • A Teacher with experience teaching Functional Skills - English, Maths and Science
  • Knowledgeable and experienced working with attachment disorder and behaviours associated with children residing in care environments
  • Resilient and equipped to deal with verbal and physical aggression (however the residential home staff will be in the home and available to support at all times)
  • Confident to work closely with residential home staff and any other professionals involved in this case
  • Able to create and implement engaging, innovative lessons for a child who may be extremely disengaged
  • Competent at providing weekly feedback reports to the Local Authority to monitor progress, behaviour and attendance

This is a really exciting opportunity to help a disaffected and disengaged young person, helping him to get back on track and engaged with his education.

For more information, please email or phone 0115 6700105.

This role is due to start ASAP and is likely to run until at least February half term but possibly longer, if no school place is found.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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