Tutor, Transforming Teaching, Birmingham and London

Expiring soon

Ambition InstituteBirmingham and London

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £42k - £48k + London Weighting (if applicable)
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are looking for talented individuals and experienced leaders to join our team and welcome applications from both primary and secondary specialists. Our Tutors deliver teacher development to staff in schools on our Transforming Teaching Programme. Central to this work is the delivery of high quality face-to-face training to group of teachers. The post holder will be responsible for supporting the school to implement coaching and co-planning models, through training sessions and modelling best practice to the school's teacher educators. This role will be offered on a 12 month fixed term contract, with the possibility of being made permanent.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Qualified to degree level (2:1 equivalent or above);
  • Qualified to teach in the UK (hold QTS);
  • Have a track record of excellent teaching and delivering exceptional outcomes for pupils living in social deprivation and those with low prior attainment;
  • Have experience in teacher training and development, including coaching and mentoring teachers;
  • Have a strong understanding of best practice in teaching and learning; 
  • Have experience of curriculum/assessment design and able to analyse teaching skills/lesson moments, breaking them down into their smallest constituent parts;
  • Have held a leadership role in a school with line management responsibilities; 
  • Be skilled in management of important relationships with a range of individuals and organisations; 
  • Be passionate about teacher and school development;
  • Be open and hungry for feedback, driven by continual improvement, and able to hold themselves and those around them to account for securing excellent pupil outcomes;
  • Have the ability to think creatively and problem-solve;
  • Be a committed and generous team worker, to whom going above and beyond expectations for their colleagues is second nature.

Our offer

We are happy to be able to offer you:

  • Agile working - a dynamic and flexible internal culture that gives employees control over the way they work and supports wellbeing
  • A competitive annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus bank holidays
  • A generous employer pension contribution of 11% (10% pension plus 1% NI rebate)
  • Competitive salaries rates and life assurance
  • Access to an interest free season ticket and bike loans, as well as eyecare vouchers
  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which provides confidential support for employees on personal or work-related matters.
  • A robust learning and development offer that ensures your continuous professional development

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please visit our website. 


We are committed to the safeguarding of children and the most vulnerable in our society and, as such, we are unable to employ individuals with relevant convictions, including the following: a conviction for an offence involving violence or dishonesty, of a sexual nature or against minors, or for any other offence that is relevant to the nature of the services provided by our organisation.

Right to Work

As an employer, we have a responsibility to prevent illegal working in the UK by ensuring that our employees have the right to work in the UK. Therefore, as part of the recruitment process to verify your eligibility you will be required to produce relevant documentation.

More about Ambition Institute
Address: Midlands and South West office, 5th floor, Grosvenor House, 14 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B2 5RS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 796 1013
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