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SEND Tutor

Bridge CollegeManchester

We’re looking for a SEND Tutor at Bridge College in Openshaw.

Bridge College is the Together Trust’s specialist education college for students aged 16 to 25 years with disabilities, complex needs and autism. Bridge College promotes a multidisciplinary approach to learning and has expertise in supporting students with a wide range of needs.

We are looking for a highly inspirational and motivated tutor who is committed and has experience of teaching learners with complex learning disabilities and autism.You will have a passion for developing and delivering stimulating multi-sensory learning experiences, which break down barriers to learning for young people. You will have knowledge of how multi-disciplinary working facilitates high quality programmes and outcomes for learners with complex learning disabilities and autism and will use this expertise to plan, assess and celebrate individual learners progress and achievement.

The successful candidate will be able to;

Plan and teach well-structured sessions which incorporate learner aspirations, across a range of subjects linked to the Bridge College curriculum framework

Follow Bridge College internal curriculum standards linked to planning, preparation and assessment

Plan sessions which may incorporate both RARPA targets and accredited criteria

Have a secure knowledge of teaching learners at pre-entry, entry and level 1-2

Be able to foster and maintain learner’s interests, whilst continually adapting to individual needs

Develop a varied curriculum which enables learners to develop core functional and vocational skills

Work innovatively with learners to achieve their aspirations through practical, sequential and meaningful learning tasks

Prepare schemes of work, update and evaluate these regularly and in accordance with learner needs

Develop and deliver value added activities



Degree/ level 5 qualification in a related vocational area

PGCE/PGDE in post compulsory education or other relevant teaching qualification related to the role

Level 2 or higher English and maths

Commitment to and evidence of Continual Professional Development


37.5 hrs per week, 41 weeks + 165 hours undirected time, 6.6wks holiday (including BH) to be taken during college holidays

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