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Science Tutor

Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for a tutor to work 1:1 with a KS3 and KS4 pupils who are Looked After (in foster care or residential placements).

We are looking for tutors who can implement sessional Science tuition on a part time basis, to help raise attainment and boost self-esteem/confidence.

The hours will be flexible depending on each child's needs and usually the work will take place in residential children's homes, foster homes or in local libraries.

The ideal candidate for this role will be:

  • A Teacher with either QTS or PTLLS/DTLLS qualifications, with specialisms in the subjects of any/all of the Sciences
  • Able to plan and deliver work covering the Science curriculum which will be delivered in a creative and engaging manner
  • Confident to work on a 1:1 basis with students who may be very disengaged from education
  • Able to liaise with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that progress is tracked on a regular basis
  • Someone who can act as a positive role model to help the students re-engage with their education.
  • Someone who is able to boost self-esteem as well as help the student to make academic progress
  • Able to differentiate using creative, innovative learning resources and adapting to suit the student's learning style
  • Willing to produce weekly feedback reports to monitor and track progress of the students
  • Committed to working with the pupils for as long as they require tuition, which is usually on an ongoing basis across each term

For additional information about this role, please contact Emma Gale on 0115 8456405 as soon as possible.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.



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