West SILC – Working in Partnership to Make a Difference
We aim for all our students, irrespective of social class, age, gender, ability, religion, race or creed to:
• Develop confidence, independence and self esteem.
• Actively contribute to their own learning.
• Develop respect for themselves and others.
• Enjoy and achieve their full potential.
We believe that all learners should have the opportunity to work and play alongside their mainstream peer group.
Job Title: Post 16 Life-skills Tutor
Pay Range: SO1 (3 days Wed-Fri 19.5 hours) Term time only + 5 training days
The school would consider a Full Time position for the right candidate
Fixed term contract initially until 31/12/2021
Responsible to: 14-19 TLR
Responsible for: Planning, assessing and delivering a bespoke, relevant and dynamic life skills programme differentiated to individual learning needs within the whole Post 16 cohort.
To work under the guidance of 14-19 TLR and alongside the Post 16 Teachers to develop the Life Skills Tutor role to maximise the potential of all learners on our learning to live and learning to earn foundation programmes.
This role involves ensuring a work-related learning and independence programme for all post 16 learners is accessible and inclusive. Offering opportunities to develop transferrable skills in the class room, community and work placed settings as well as contributing to our new home management and employability centre of excellence facility.
Working within an experienced and highly motivated team the successful candidate will ensure that all learning is underpinned by appropriate and meaningful Careers and Guidance and support our learners to take the next steps towards an independent and fulfilling life.
To contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school, developing the SILC into a centre of excellence and expertise within the West wedge.
We will offer you professional development opportunities and a very supportive team of staff. It is also an excellent opportunity as a stepping-stone into teaching.
West SILC is wholly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to a DBS. If you are interested in applying, please complete an application form, explaining how your skills and experiences would help you succeed in this role at West SILC.
We think it is important for prospective candidates to visit the school – However, with the current pandemic this might not be possible.
Closing date: Friday 29 January 2021 at 12.00 Noon.
Interviews to be held week commencing 01 February 2021
West SILC, 4 Town Street, Stanningley, Leeds, LS28 6HL.
‘Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be required to register with the DBS Update Service, the cost of which will be reimbursed by school.
‘We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds’.