Outreach & Development Tutor - Film and Media focused, Croydon

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The Write Time Independent SchoolCroydon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 22,000-26,000
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Write Time has quickly established itself as a leading specialist mentoring and education organisation working with vulnerable people of all ages to ensure each person referred to our services achieves their full potential in both an educational and personal sense, with the use of Choice Theory. The Write Time has multiple facets to the business. The organisation has a small independent school arm that was recently commended by Ofsted for its quality of provision for the wellbeing of young people. We also run a Traineeship programme for young people aged 16-24, helping them to get into education, employment or training. Since 2014, we have worked with over 1000 students across 12 schools in 7 boroughs. The Write Time is now also developing an employment programme that will support young people into apprenticeships. 

We are specifically looking for someone to be a key strategic lead for our mentoring in-house and externally, as well as to teach and run workshops/sessions for young people that are relevant, engaging, and related to work preparation, and employability. The role is suited for someone who is comfortable teaching, but also has a strong background in mentoring challenging young people to achieve positive destinations. 

Do you have what it takes to join The Write Time and contribute to giving Young People a future?

In order to apply for this, post you will need: -

  • A good degree in youth work, or evidence of practice-led research into youth work from a recognised university either in the UK or overseas
  • A keen interest and knowledge of the Film and Media industry and the ability to plan lessons/ workshops in that area. 
  • A minimum of a Level 2 qualification/Grade C in English Language & Mathematics
  • To be experienced and talented working with challenging young people and adults from a variety of backgrounds, and to have a track record of success in engaging this client group to achieve positive destinations
  • To be IAG qualified and experienced substantially with mentoring and mentoring-based paperwork
  • To be a strong user of ICT-based software including MacOS 
  • To be a competent coordinator and motivator 
  • To have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a secondary school, further education or alternative provision, and have firm evidence of  successful teaching outcomes (NQTs are very welcome to apply and will be treated fairly and favourably) 
  • To be dynamic, creative, energetic, positive, and willing to communicate ideas appropriately  

With the responsibility comes certain benefits and incentives which include, but are not limited to: 

  • This position attracts a salary of £22,000 to £26,000.
  • Small classrooms with maximum student numbers of 15 
  • Significantly reduced marking & assessment requirements
  • Significant mentoring support for teachers 
  • Quick room for progression within the business 
  • Team-building days and visits
  • Family community at work 
  • Work-Life Balance Priorities

Please complete the online application form and complete your supporting statement against the person specification, as a guide. 

If you would like to find out more information about the job, please contact Chris Murray on 0208 689 7676 or 07973 886796. 

NOTE: Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, and reference checks prior to the commencement of employment. 

Interviews will be held early August 2018. 



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Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 12 - 16 years
Address: Cornerstone House, 14 Willis Road, Croydon, London, CR0 2XX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 6897676
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