Tutor, Somerset

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Farleigh Further Education CollegeSomerset

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: FE Pay Scale - dependant on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Farleigh FE College Frome, North Parade, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2AB

Hours: Up to 45 hours per week, term time only

We are seeking an experienced Tutor with the ability to deliver a range of vocational subjects at BTEC level, including Health & Social Care.  Candidates should also be able to deliver English, Psychology, Philosophy and History at GCSE and A Level.

Our Tutors provide tuition for small groups of young people, which allows for full engagement and ensures that the programme of learning meets the needs of the individual.  With a student centred approach, we are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment within which young people can flourish. 

The successful applicant should have a passion and commitment for providing creative and high quality learning experiences.  With a dynamic and inclusive approach you will have high expectations for our learners and the drive to help them achieve the best possible learning outcomes.  As a skilled practitioner you will have an empathic approach and the ability to be flexible and adapt to individual needs.

Our educational team are based at North Parade in Frome.  This newly refurbished listed building provides a central hub for our College community.  Based in the heart of Frome town centre it provides an excellent location for accessing all that this diverse town and surrounding area has to offer.

Applicants should have a recognised teaching qualification with experience of working within a SEN environment, although this is desirable, in particular an understanding of ASD.  However, we would also welcome applicants who are keen to develop skills within specialist provision and can provide support and training.

We are able to consider both full and part time options.

Your Benefits

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Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Farleigh Further Education College Frome is an independent specialist residential college for young people aged 16 to 25 with autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger's syndrome and associated complex needs including behavioural difficulties.

The college has eight residential houses in the community each with its own identity, working ethos and dedicated team of staff. This provides learners with the opportunity to experience independent living in a range of different settings.

We aim to provide every young person with an individually tailored programme of education, care, work experience, leisure and life skills and training within the community, to enable them to live as independently as possible.

Our dedicated team of staff create a safe, secure and independent living environment where our learners have a sense of belonging within their group and a sense of ownership of their home. Our approach enables young people to develop the confidence and skills they need to progress towards adulthood, including further or higher education and sustainable independent living in the community.


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

More about Farleigh Further Education College
Type: Special Needs
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: North Parade, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2AB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1373 475 470

 Farleigh Further Education College in Frome was established in 2000 as an independent specialist residential college for up to 90 students aged 16 to 25 with Asperger Syndrome and associated conditions. A range of diagnoses may have been applie...