SEND Tutor

Job Description

SEND Tutor

Telford, Shropshire

Salary £30,00 - £45,000 (Negotiable depending on experience)


V Selective are recruiting on behalf of a GOOD rated, Midlands based Training provider organisation. They have a fantastic opportunity for a SEND Tutor to join them at their Telford (Shropshire) site.

As a SEND Tutor you will:

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


  • Knowledge and experience of standards in SEND, safeguarding and E&D
  • The ability to deliver effective training sessions to groups
  • The ability to persuade & influence others and deal with conflict/challenging behaviour
  • To have a sound understanding of student needs, barriers and effective interventions
  • Ability to build rapport with target group and retain their attention during training sessions
  • The ability to remain positive, with a bubbly, engaging personality
  • Excellent communicator
  • To work well under pressure
  • To work to targets & deadlines
  • Highly motivated
  • Innovative & solution focused
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Competent in use of IT



  • Organise reasonable adjustments and equipment in line with students’ EHCPs
  • Facilitate and support progress towards outcomes detailed in students’ EHCPs
  • 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
  • Plan and facilitate enterprise/community projects
  • Deliver engaging, effective and innovative group training sessions to high needs students, so that students develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours (KSBs).
  • Engage external speakers (employers, business people, progression and support agencies) in order to enhance the learning experience
  • Arrange and facilitate motivational visits/activities
  • Ensure that students work skills are developed and that they are ready for working life or further learning.


  • 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
  • Organise and chair EHCP Annual Reviews; working effectively with other agencies and parents/guardians to provide excellent support to students
  • Mark, assess and map units for vocational/employability portfolios and develop students’ spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG) skills
  • 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

We are seeking candidates with relevant SEND Tutor experience, however will also consider individuals who have worked in the following roles: – Educational Support Assistant – Special Educational Needs Assistant – Learning Support Worker – LSA- LSW- Learning Support Assistant – Teaching Support Assistant – Teaching Assistant, Learning Difficulties – Support Worker – Learning Assistant