outreach tutor in leeds

job type
£ 16 per hour
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job details

leeds, yorkshire and the humber
job category
job type
working hours
£ 16 per hour
reference number
0113 246 2500
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job description

Do you want to make a difference in children's paths through education? Can you provide support and guidance to a child struggling to access mainstream education? Did you answer yes? Then read on for more details!

This is an opportunity for an Outreach Tutor to work on a one-to-one, long-term supply basis with children. The ages and needs of the children will vary from role to role. Often these children are unable to access mainstream education for a variety of reasons such as exclusion from school, awaiting placement in a school, long period of time spent in hospital. Key characteristics from the ideal applicant include patience, passion for teaching, and flexibility. The ideal Outreach Tutor will have experience working with SEND/SEMH/EBD children. This role offers the applicant an opportunity to make a real difference to young people who are in need of some focused support and guidance. It is a rewarding and exciting opportunity for someone who has a desire to make a difference in the lives of children and their attitude toward education.

Benefits of working with Randstad:

* Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
* 24/7 on-call service
* Free career advice
* Support and guidance throughout your role
* Market advice
* Job matching based on your preferences
* Advice and feedback on your current CV
* Team teach training available
* Generous refer a friend bonus scheme

The role will include:

* Establishing constructive relationships with a student on a one-to-one basis
* Following the positive behaviour plans for each individual child
* Maintain a positive working environment with the student
* Develop a clear understanding of the specific needs and incorporating this into your teaching style
* Recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and de-escalating the situation to best of your ability
* Assist the school in communicating with parent and carers using the appropriate approach
* Support and engage the children in their curriculum studies

Key skills and experience needed:

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Commitment to and passion for working with vulnerable children
* Experience working with vulnerable/ at-risk children or young adults
* Experience working or volunteering with children
* The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
* Able to work with learners with various learning difficulties
* Flexibility in approach to educating and supporting children
* Team teach trained desired but not essential
* Able to travel around the Leeds area

Does this sound the like the job for you? Do you feel you can make a difference to these children's lives? Then please apply to be considered for this position with an updated CV and a member of the SEND team will be in touch!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on 0113 246 2500.


background in youth work,behaviour management,building relationships,communication,de-escalation techniques,empathy,experience in managing challenging behaviour,experience with learning difficulties,experience with social emotional mental health,inclusiveness,planning,resilience