One to One Tutor, Chobham, Surrey

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Wishmore Cross AcademyChobham, Surrey

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,718 - £27,384 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year 

£17,718 - £27,384 per annum

Wishmore Cross Academy, part of the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), is a residential special school in Chobham, Surrey, for boys aged 9 to 16 years who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties. We can admit up to 70 boys and can offer up to 14 residential places (including extended days) on a flexible basis for up to 4 nights per week. 

We provide a highly effective and individual package of education, care and pastoral support to young people who may have had only negative experiences of school. A safe, caring environment supported by high levels of staffing ensures each pupil has the opportunity to make progress and achieve their full potential.  We are a good school with outstanding features and we invest not only in our pupils but also our staff by providing regular CPD opportunities and a well established Schools Direct programme.  The academy is situated within easy reach of the M25 and M3 and, although in Surrey, is very close to Berkshire and Hampshire.

We are looking for passionate, motivated and dedicated 1:1 tutors of English and/or Maths to work in partnership with teaching and other educational support staff.  You will provide individual tuition for pupils, working with them as directed by teaching staff within a structured teaching situation or individually either at home or at one of our external sites in accordance with academy policies and procedures. The tutors will be based at the Academy but will be expected to travel to various locations to provide tutoring sessions. Where possible the Academy will provide a vehicle for travel but the successful candidate will have their own vehicle with business insurance should a vehicle not be available.

The successful candidate will have a degree and will have experience of working with children in a school environment.  Some knowledge of specific learning difficulties and a variety of strategies to support children would be an advantage.  We would particularly like to hear from graduates looking for work experience prior to teacher training.

All applicants are warmly encouraged to visit the academy prior to making an application. 

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  

This position is required as soon as possible. Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible.

Closing date: Monday 17 December 2018

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

To apply today, please click the ‘Quick Apply’ button below.

Each of the academies within the AET is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts.

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AET are currently recruiting for School Direct Placements, please visit our website http://aetnationalteachingschoolalliance.org/ for further details. 



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Alpha Road, Chobham, Woking, Surrey, GU24 8NE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1276 857 555
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Welcome to Wishmore Cross Academy and thank you for your interest in our Academy. Wishmore Cross Academy is based in Chobham, located close to both the M3 and M25 Motorways, in the north-west corner of Surrey.  The Academy draws pupils from a ra...