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English Tutor/Teacher - SEN Provision

Job Description

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated English Tutor to join our team, working with secondary-aged pupils who have Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs and behavioural challenges. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of engaging and inspiring students, helping them achieve their academic goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Instruction: Provide one-on-one and small group tutoring in English to secondary-aged pupils, ensuring lessons are engaging, relevant, and accessible.
  • Lesson Planning: Develop and implement tailored lesson plans that meet the individual needs of students with SEMH and behavioural challenges, ensuring lessons are differentiated to accommodate varying abilities.
  • Classroom Management: Establish and maintain a positive and supportive learning environment, using effective behaviour management strategies to ensure a safe and productive classroom.
  • Student Assessment: Monitor and assess student progress through regular evaluations, assignments, and feedback sessions, adjusting teaching methods to meet evolving needs.
  • Curriculum Development: Collaborate with other educators to design and enhance the English curriculum, ensuring it meets educational standards and student needs.
  • Individual Support: Provide additional support and resources for students who require extra assistance, including one-on-one sessions and tailored learning materials.
  • Communication: Maintain open and regular communication with students, parents, and school staff regarding student progress, challenges, and successes.
  • Professional Development: Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities to stay current with educational best practices and strategies for supporting SEMH and behaviour challenges.
  • Record Keeping: Keep detailed records of student performance, attendance, and any incidents, ensuring compliance with school policies and procedures.
  • Resource Management: Utilize available teaching resources effectively, and contribute to the development and sharing of new resources to support student learning.
  • Supportive Collaboration: Work closely with school counselors, special education staff, and other support personnel to create a comprehensive support network for each student.


  • Experience: Proven experience working with SEMH and behaviour challenges.
  • Qualification: Previous experience tutoring or teaching English to secondary-aged pupils.
  • DBS: Must have a DBS on the update service or be willing to obtain one.
  • Skills: Strong communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills. Ability to build rapport with students and create a positive learning atmosphere.

What We Offer:

  • Flexible working options - Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM (3-4 days a week considered)
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.

Application Process: If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with SEMH and behavioural challenges and meet the requirements above, we would love to hear from you.

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