An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and creative Tutor to join our Supported Internship programme within our Lifestyle and Works team. You will have the opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team to help young people with a learning disability, learning difficulty and/or autism access the world of work.
As a Tutor on Mencap's Interns and Outcomes programme you will teach English and Maths by embedding it into lessons about employability and further life skills that will have a direct impact on the way your learners interact with their wider community. This role would suit someone who is looking for an opportunity to create fun and engaging lessons by thinking outside the box. To facilitate you to create your lesson plans you will be given at least one full day of planning and admin time a week.
Mencap have been helping people with a learning disability to find employment for over 45 years and this role would place you at the heart of our 3 Ships Programme. The 3 Ships Programme is Mencap’s education based programmes for supporting people with a learning disability to move closer to the job market and gain employment. The 3 Ships are Supported Internships, Traineeships and Apprenticeships.
Mencap's Supported Internships combines education and work experience to prepare our learners for employment. As a Tutor you will focus on the delivery of the educational element of Supported Internships programmes and will work closely with a group of Caseworkers to provide holistic support in finding paid employment.
The successful candidate will deliver elements of teaching, learning and assessment to learners including accredited functional skills in both English and Mathematics. This role would suit a highly motivated and qualified teacher or someone looking to pursue this career.
The role is part time (22.5 hours per week Monday to Friday) and based in the Kingston and Richmond area. Some travel may be required.
At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!
Key skills and requirements (essential):
- Experience of supporting people
- Experience of delivering against targets
- Experience of working with a diverse group of learners
- A-C/9-4 English & Maths GCSE (or equivalent)
- Recognised teaching qualification at level 5 (DTLLS, PGCE, CertEd) Or willingness to work towards
- Knowledge and experience of delivering and assessing functional skills English and Maths up to level 2
- Experience & knowledge of safe working practices
- Good classroom management skills and strategies
- Good time management and planning skills
Please see JD for full role requirements.
All candidates offered an interview for this role will need to provide evidence of their GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at interview stage.
Please note - The salary will be dependent on your level of qualification Level 3 PTLLS and Level 4 CTLLS £27,540 FTE.
Level 5 DTLLS, PGCE or Cert Ed £29,580 FTE.
If you have the relevant skills and experiences we are looking for and this opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you, please apply with your up to date CV.
This role will close on Tuesday 26th Oct and interviews will commence shortly after the close date on Microsoft Teams.
Job ID 23160
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website.
Mencap is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.