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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and self-motivated Tutor to join our 3 ship programme within our Lifestyle and Works team.

The 3 Ships are 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. This Tutor role will focus on Supported Internships.

As a Tutor you will focus on the delivery of the educational element of these programmes; designing and delivering creative lessons to a diverse group of learners which will include Employability and functional skills topics. 

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 full time Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week based in the Islington, London 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

All candidates offered an interview for this role will need to provide evidence of their GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at interview stage or prior to interview stage. 

(Please see the ‘role profile’ for a more extensive list of responsibilities, experiences and key skills required for this role and the full Job Description and Personal Specification)

Please note - The salary will be dependent on your level of qualification Level 3 PTLLS and Level 4 CTLLS £25,500 FTE.

Level 5 DTLLS, PGCE or Cert Ed £27,540 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 18th May and interviews will commence shortly after the close date on Microsoft Teams.

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

Vacancy ID: 21480

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