Tutor - Personal Learning Coordinator

FTE salary £25,598.36 - £30,726.36 rising to £26,878.28 - £32,262.68 FTE from January 2022
Role type:
Part Time, Term-Time Only
33 hrs / 40 weeks
Contract type:
Term-time only
Mamhilad, Wales
Closing Date:
Job Details:

The National Star staff team is a community of people dedicated to supporting people with complex disabilities to achieve their aspirations. We have just agreed a salary increase of 5% across all our jobs from January 2022 to recognise the commitment and dedication of our staff. 

All new staff joining National Star will also be eligible to receive a welcome bonus of up to £250 (pro-rata) upon successful completion of their probation.

Specialist Further Education

ALN Tutor

Are you passionate about teaching & supporting students with additional learning needs to achieve their potential? Then join National Star, an award-winning charity helping young people with complex disabilities, as a Personal Tutor at its day college near Pontypool.

National Star is a national charity that works predominantly with 16-25 year olds with a wide range of complex disabilities, rated Outstanding by OFSTED in 2017 & Outstanding by CQC (Care Quality Commission) in 2018. At our core is the delivery of a number of specialist educational programmes ranging from broad life-skills to employment skills.  These programmes are a mix of residential & day provision that are delivered currently across our locations in Ullenwood, Nr Cheltenham, central Cheltenam, Gloucester, Hereford, Malvern and in Mamhilad, South Wales. 

For this role, the learners you will be supporting are aged 19 to 25 and have a range of disabilities including complex physical disabilities, learning disabilities, autism spectrum condition and acquired brain injury.

As one of our friendly team of motivated Tutors you will work with a group of learners studying at E2 to Level 1. You will be nurtured to grow and develop in your role at our Wales College, also having the opportunity to travel to other National Star college sites  for training and developmental opportunities.

You are likely to be a first class ALN Tutor who is QTS qualified or working towards a QTS. National Star in Wales is looking for a team player who has experience of working with young people with additional learning needs. We will support you every step of the way so that you can deliver high quality individual programmes of education and life skills sessions which maximise learning, independence and wellbeing. This highly rewarding, term-time only role brings a range of benefits including generous holidays, contributory pension and healthcare cashback scheme.

Hours of work will be Monday to Thursday, 8.30am – 4.30pm (5pm one day) making up 33 hours per week for 40 weeks per year, approx 0.89 FTE giving an actual salary of  £22830.98 - £27582.97 rising to £23972.52 - £28,774.82 in January 2022. A job share may be considered.

If you are interested in joining our team, please follow the link to make you application, or for further information, contact our recruitment department 01242 527631.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email hr.test@3dmarcomms.com

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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