SEN Tutor

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Job Summary by the Career Balance Team:

The role of the SEN Teaching Assistant is to provide alternative teaching and learning, primarily on a one-to-one basis, to students with Special Educational Needs or Social, Mental, and Emotional Health issues. The delivery of teaching will take place in various locations, such as schools, the student’s home, or external venues. The teaching assistant will use creative and varied teaching methods to engage students who are not in mainstream education. The main objective of the role is to support the development and progression of learning and to integrate students back into mainstream or specialist settings. The teaching assistant will also have administrative responsibilities, such as keeping registers, creating session plans, and attending meetings. The key accountabilities of the role include following school policies, respecting confidentiality, and working in line

Job Description:About the role

The role of the SEN Teaching Assistant is to deliver high quality alternative teaching and learning on mainly a one to one basis working with pupils that have either Special Educational Needs, Social, Mental and Emotional Health. Delivery will be within identified and agreed location this could be school, pupil’s home or external venue. You will be using creative and varied teaching methods to engage pupils who are out of mainstream education. The role is to help and support with the development and progression of learning and to integrate them back into mainstream/specialist setting. Your role will be to work to develop identified areas of weakness.

Reports to: Alternative Provision Lead

Key information:

The job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post and it may be subject to modification or amendment after consultation with the post holder

Key Tasks & Responsibilities


  • Plan, prepare and deliver teaching and learning for individual pupils with different needs
  • Work from identified teaching areas including SEN
  • Teach following the national curriculum as appropriate for the need of the individual
  • Use relevant resources and equipment
  • Provide feedback to pupils
  • Working in a range environments
  • Adapting materials and delivery to meet the needs of the learners
  • Track and monitor progress
  • Assess learning and development for each pupil
  • Manage behaviour and dynamics
  • Communicate with parents, schools and Local authority
  • Understand EHCP


  • Keep an up to date register
  • Complete weekly reports
  • Create session plans for the duration of the training programme
  • Complete evaluation reports
  • Attend training and meetings as required
  • Keeping up to date with own CPD and the recording of this CPD
  • Liaising with the Lead and other relevant parties
  • Attend and participate in meetings including Tribunals.
  • Working with organizational systems
  • Any other key duties that may be asked
  • Liaise with class teacher if school based

Key Accountabilities

  • Follow LA/school policy
  • Respect confidentiality
  • Work in line with GDPR, safeguarding, Equality and Diversity and PREVENT policies

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £25.00-£30.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday


Work Location: On the roadLocation: West Midlands, Staffordshire

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