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Teaching Personnel are looking for a 1:1 tutor to work with a male Looked After Pupil who is 14 years old and lives in a residential home in the LE11 area of Loughborough. We are looking for someone to work with him on a full time basis within the residential home, with potential to later move out to a local library setting. The student will require cross-curricular support including English, Maths and Science. He is working at below age related expectations in all subjects, due to an extended period without a school place.

Most recently the child has been in a specialist SEMH provision but he has recently moved to the Loughborough area. He can present with anxiety so we are looking for someone extremely nurturing who can offer not only educational, but also pastoral support to help re-engage this vulnerable young person.

The ideal candidate for this role will be:

  • A Teacher with either QTS or PTLLS/DTLLS qualifications, OR a confident Teaching Assistant with some experience of planning and delivering your own lessons
  • Experience working with SEN pupils, in particular with those who have Attachment Disorder and Mental Health Difficulties
  • Confident to work on a 1:1 basis with students who may be very disengaged from education and may present with complex behaviours such as self-harming, absconding or verbal aggression
  • Able to liaise with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that progress is tracked on a regular basis
  • Someone who is able to boost self-esteem as well as help students to make academic progress

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

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.

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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