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Tutor - Post 16 SEN

Location: Penzance
Salary: £100 to 130 per day
Sector: SEN Specialist
Type: Temporary
Posted On: 28/10/2020

Tutor - Post 16 SEN - Part time (Wednesday / Thursday) + Planning - 16.5 hours 

Job purpose

To create and deliver engaging lessons for diverse groups of young people, that help them to achieve educational outcomes and independence.


Main duties and responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality teaching and learning which meets the requirements of learners with complex needs, funders and monitoring bodies needs such as OFSTED
  • Work with the training team to continually develop our training offer, incorporating new ideas for courses based on the needs of learners, employers and funding bodies
  • Develop learning resources and materials including schemes of work, lesson plans and work books appropriate to teaching learners with complex needs
  • Create and maintain relevant documentation for each learner, to include, for example: Behaviour Plans, Support Plans, Individual Safety Plans
  • Support the creation of publicity materials and good news stories through consultation with the Training & Development Coordinator
  • Assess learning portfolios
  • Provide management to Educational Support Assistants
  • Participate in Continuing Professional Development and keep a personal log as required
  • Keep necessary learning and organisational records for funders and lead bodies
  • Liaise effectively with colleagues, staff and trustees
  • Monitor attendance and report on progress towards targets
  • Exercise confidentiality as and when necessary and comply with GDPR
  • Work within the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act and any other current legislation
  • Ensure adult safeguarding knowledge is up to date and attend appropriate training where required
  • Undergo an induction period and adhere to the policies and procedures and ethos of the organisation
  • Undertake other duties appropriate to the post as required



  • Level 4 or above appropriate teaching qualification (Certificate in Education and Training, Cert Ed, or equivalent) or working towards
  • Level 4 or above qualification in working with learners with additional needs
  • Assessing qualification
  • IAG level 3 or above
  • English and Maths at level 2 or above



  • Minimum of three-years’ experience of teaching learners with complex learning disability needs
  • Minimum of one-year experience of working with disadvantaged learners who require mentoring and support to achieve
  • Minimum of three-years’ experience of delivering outcome focused and accredited training programs
  • Minimum of three-years’ experience of creating teaching resources and lesson plans appropriate for learners with complex learning disability needs
  • Minimum three-years’ experience of tracking learner progress and reporting against learning plan outcomes

Please contact Tom Hooper on 01872 279810 or Tom.hooper@opuseducation.co.uk