SEND Tutor / Teacher / Lecturer. Job in West Midlands Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1167322103-2
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Juniper Training Ltd
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Nursery / Early Years, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant, Tutor / Trainer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: SEND Tutor / Teacher / Lecturer

Location: Walsall

Salary: £30k - £45k per annum DOE, FTE

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

The Company

Juniper are an innovative, flexible and experienced provider in delivering training solutions to individuals and businesses in Wolverhampton and throughout the Midlands. We are listed on the Governments Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers and are rated as GOOD by Ofsted in all areas of provision.

Job Outline & Purpose

  • To build and maintain good relationships with the local authority
  • To provide excellent support and CEIAG to students with EHCPs
  • To deliver a good quality of education to groups of students with SEND
  • To deliver vocational and/or employability qualifications, in line with awarding body requirements
  • To mark, assess and provide constructive feedback on students' vocational and employability portfolio evidence
  • Contribute towards ensuring excellent student attendance & retention
  • To safeguard the welfare of all students, preventing radicalisation and promoting British Values


  • To organise reasonable adjustments and equipment in line with students' EHCPs
  • To facilitate and support progress towards outcomes detailed in students' EHCPs
  • To plan training and involve teaching assistants in the delivery to meet criteria and standards for vocational and employability qualifications, as well as the students' individual needs
  • To plan and facilitate enterprise/community projects
  • To deliver engaging, effective and innovative group training sessions to high needs students, so that students develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours (KSBs).
  • To engage external speakers (employers, business people, progression and support agencies) in order to enhance the learning experience
  • Arrange and facilitate motivational visits/activities
  • To ensure that students work skills are developed and that they are ready for working life, or further learning, by the time they leave Juniper


  • To carry out initial assessment activities to identify individual needs, and develop comprehensive Support Plans, to ensure that students are well-supported and achieve their development and learning goals
  • To organise and chair EHCP Annual Reviews; working effectively with other agencies and parents/guardians to provide excellent support to students
  • To mark, assess and map units for vocational/employability portfolios and develop students' spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG) skills
  • To conduct and document meaningful student reviews, as per procedures, so that students understand the progress they are making and how they can develop their KSBs further
  • Invigilate exams, as appropriate
  • Apply for access arrangements for students' assessment and exams, in line with awarding body guidelines and requirements


  • To complete all required documentation in accordance with laid down procedures to meet both contractual and internal requirements


  • Ensure that student attendance & retention targets are met, with absences robustly followed up


  • To achieve targets to meet contractual/Dashboard obligations


As part of our safer recruitment processes, all roles will require: a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the level of which will be clearly outlined in the job specification; references and identity checks.

All Juniper employees are expected to understand their duties and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and full training will be provided as part of our onboarding process.


- Sound understanding of student needs, barriers and effective interventions

- Knowledge and experience of standards in SEND, safeguarding and E&D

- To deliver effective training sessions to groups

- Excellent communicator

- To persuade & influence others and deal with conflict/challenging behaviour

- To have a sound understanding of student needs, barriers and effective interventions

- To build rapport with target group and retain their attention during training sessions

- To work well under pressure

- To work to targets & deadlines

- Highly motivated

- Innovative & solution focused

- To remain positive, with a bubbly, engaging personality

- Excellent organisation skills

- Competent in use of IT

- To meet targets and provide a quality service to all stakeholders

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Student Support Tutor, Learning Support, SEN Tutor, Support Assistant, Learning Support Worker, Special Educational Needs LSA, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Learning Guidance Advisor, LSW, Learning Support Assistant, Pre-School Childcare, Childcare Assistant, Nursery Worker, Educational Support Assistant, Learning Support Worker, Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Support Assistant, Learning Assistant, Early Years Foundation Stage, Student Support, Learning Advisor, Learner Support, Guidance Advisor, Support Worker, Learning Assistant, Autism, ASC, TA, Teaching Assistant will all be considered.