CLA (Children Looked After) Tutor

  • Job Reference: 1339800044-2
  • Date Posted: 28 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Chichester College
  • Location: Bosham, Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Nursery / Early Years, Support / IAG, Tutor / Trainer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Chichester College have two exciting opportunities for you to join us as a CLA (Children Looked After) Tutor at our Chichester campus. You will join us on a part time, permanent basis and in return, we will offer a competitive salary pro rata of £26,189 - £28,621 per annum.

The CLA (Children Looked After) Tutor role:

Are you looking for a part time, term time only role, whilst also providing life changing support to our learners?

Two vacancies have arisen for part-time, term-time only CLA (Children Looked After) Tutors. As a CLA Tutor, you will manage the Personal Education Plan (PEP) process across the Chichester College Group to improve the educational attainment of students who are Care Experienced, Children Looked After (CLA) including unaccompanied asylum seekers (UAS).

As our CLA Tutor, you will need to be educated to Level 3 in the relevant subject and have Level 2 qualifications in maths and English. It is essential you have experience supporting and working with post-16 students in a group or on a 1:1 basis.

The working pattern and locations for these roles will be discussed at interview.

Key Responsibilities of our CLA (Children Looked After) Tutor:

  • Gathering information required for the PEP by communicating with curriculum and pastoral teams.
  • Organising and attending the PEP meetings to present updated information and discuss the CLA s progress.
  • Accurately recording the PEP meeting.
  • Purchasing items as required once funding has been approved by Virtual Schools.
  • Developing respectful trusting relationships with young people.
  • Establishing relationships and liaise with Social Workers, Foster Carers and local authorities to arrange PEP meeting dates.
  • Ensuring database shows a true reflection of the number of CLAs studying across CCG.
  • Supporting the learners development of support strategies and study skills and the wider skills that relate to employability.

Our ideal CLA (Children Looked After) Tutor should have the below skills and experience:

  • Educated to Level 3
  • Level 2 English and Maths
  • Level 3 Coaching/Mentoring qualification or the willingness to work towards achievement
  • Understanding of the study needs and options and progression opportunities for post 16 learners
  • Supporting students post-16
  • Delivering learning advice to students in a 1:1 or group

Closing date for applications: 17th June 2024

The Chichester College Group has seven colleges, Anglia Examinations, First Steps Childcare Group, Chichester English School and 2,600 staff spread across West Sussex and Brighton & Hove. This makes us the largest college group in Sussex, providing high quality learning opportunities for over 25,000 students every year.

We offer generous pension schemes, hybrid working opportunities, college closure days over the Christmas period (which is not deducted from annual leave entitlement) plus the option to purchase up to 10 days additional leave, and discounts at onsite facilities such as gym membership and nursery fees at certain campuses

If you would like to learn more about our CLA (Children Looked After) Tutor role, then please click apply today!

All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which may include a check of the barred lists and any relevant overseas checks.