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Learning Support Tutor

New College Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1AH
New College Swindon
Part Time
£26,508 - £37,833 pa pro rata
17th November 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
2nd December 2020 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: Ends 28th June 2021
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1121355

Learning Support Tutor 

Salary: £26,508 - £37,833 pa pro rata

Contract Size: 0.9

Contract Details: Maternity Cover,  Fixed Term

Start Date: As soon as possible,  this contract will end on 28 June 2021.

Are you passionate about supporting students to achieve their full potential? Do you have experience of tutoring students with learning differences? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you. 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Additional Support team on a fixed term contract to cover a period of staff maternity leave. In this role you would be identifying learners who need additional support and providing professional diagnostic reports. You will work with identified students (across the full ability range) to plan and deliver additional learning support to help improve their learning skills. 

We would expect you to hold a full Level 5 teaching qualification (or be on a teaching programme). English, Maths and ICT are also required at a minimum of Level 2. Holding a Level 7 qualification approved by the JCQ in SpLD is a desirable but not essential. 

You should have relevant teaching experience of working with students with a range of difficulties including SpLD, ADHD, General & Moderate Learning Difficulties, or Pervasive Development Disorders.   

For further information, please refer to the job description.     

Through our extensive CPD programme, you will be provided with ongoing support, training and development opportunities to further enhance your experience and skill set. We are excited about the recent merger with Swindon College and the opportunities it presents for us to develop best practice throughout our teaching and business support activities.  You will have access to facilities and resources across our two campuses along with an extended support network of colleagues from a wide range of disciplines and industry backgrounds.     

We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a valued member of our team, in addition to a wide range of development opportunities, you will have access to a number of great benefits some of which are listed below:     

• Sodexo Retail Discount Scheme     

• Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme     

• Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service     

• Excellent Pension scheme     

So, if you are looking for exciting career opportunities and to work in an expanding, dynamic and successful College, who values their staff, you have come to the right place.      

Our very top priority is your wellbeing and that of our community. Please be assured that we are monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and continuing to follow the latest Government advice and to keep everyone as safe as possible. 

For a full list of our current opportunities go to our Career Page and click apply! If you know of friends or family who would be interested in coming to work for us please feel free to share with them and if you need more information please contact our HR team. We look forward to hearing from you!     

New College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview and by agreement.  

Please note an enhanced DBS will be required for this role. 

On appointment, you will be placed at the salary point aligned to a number of factors which include, but are not limited to, qualifications, previous relevant experience, current salary and market forces.       

Please note that this vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received. If you are interested in this vacancy, please do apply as soon as possible.

Closing Date: 1 December 2020     

Interview Date: Upon application

Due to the current COVID-19 lockdown measures the selection process for this role will take place remotely. Further information will be provided should you be invited to an interview. 


Safeguarding Statement:

New College Swindon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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