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Job description

Do you want to make a difference to young people’s lives?

Do you enjoy supporting and helping children?

Are you looking for your next challenge?

If you have answered yes to the above questions,  


Teaching Personnel is the UK’s leading education recruitment agency. We are currently seeking a Tutor to work on a 1:1 basis with Special Educational Needs (SEN) children in the Bournemouth area. You may be asigned to one child on a long term basis or you may be required to work with a handful of students from all different SEN backgrounds. The children may have learning difficulties, physical disabilities, Autism, Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) conditions and associated behavioural difficulties. 

You will mainly be working within schools however, you may sometimes be required to take the children offsite to an alternative learning area such as a library or a cafe. (You will be required to hold a UK Drivers Licence for these roles)

What does tuition involve?

  • helping with homework
  • helping with class work 
  • catching up on missed work due to school absence 
  • revision and exam preparation

You will be working on a flexible 0 hour contract, meaning you can choose when you work and how much you want to work! 

The successful candidate must:

  • have experience working with people that have Autism or challenging behaviour
  • be confident working on a 1:1 basis with students

It is desireable if you:

  • have experience working as a tutor or teacher
  • have experience working within a school setting
  • be resilient and confident working with challenging behaviour
  • have a good understanding of Special Educational Needs, or a willingness to learn
  • Have the ability to engage pupils in their learning and support them in their social, emotional and personal wellbeing
  • be nurturing and enthusiastic
  • have a UK Drivers Licence

Working on as a teaching assistant for Teaching Personnel offers the following benefits:

  • Specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work
  • Flexible work in schools local to you
  • Access to our CPD Academy
  • Pension Scheme
  • Weekly Pay (GBP9.50 an hour)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, please call 01202 558848 or email 

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.

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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