Specialist SEN Tutor

Location: Middlesbrough
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: HD Tut8 19/6
Salary: £20 - 30 per hour
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Specialist Tutor for SEN support.

About the Role:

Do you have a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? We are looking for a compassionate and dedicated Specialist Tutor to provide personalised educational support to SEN students within the Middlesbrough area. Your expertise will play a crucial role in helping them overcome challenges and achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide Tailored Tuition: Deliver individualised one-to-one or small group tutoring sessions that address the unique learning needs of SEN students, including those with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and other specific learning difficulties.
  • Develop and Implement Learning Plans: Following EHCP’s to effectively support the students’ individual specific needs.
  • Support Academic and Personal Development: Help students develop essential academic skills, confidence, and self-esteem, while also supporting their social and emotional well-being.
  • Monitor and Report Progress: Regularly assess and record student progress, providing feedback to students, parents/guardians, and adjusting teaching methods as necessary.
  • Promote an Inclusive Learning Environment: Create a supportive and adaptive learning environment that fosters engagement, resilience, and positive behaviour.
  • Engage with Parents/Guardians: Maintain open and proactive communication with parents/guardians to provide updates on student progress and address any concerns or adjustments needed.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A degree in Special Education, Education or a related field.
  • Proven experience in teaching or tutoring students with SEN.
  • Strong understanding of SEN educational strategies, interventions, and legal frameworks.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build rapport with students and their families.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification in SEN.
  • Experience working in SEN schools, units, or specialist educational settings.
  • Familiarity with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs).

Personal Attributes:

  • Compassionate, patient, and committed to supporting SEN students.
  • Adaptable and able to tailor teaching approaches to meet diverse needs.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to inspire confidence and motivate students in their learning journey.


  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • Flexible working hours to accommodate your schedule.
  • Access to online CPD courses to progress training opportunities.
  • The opportunity to make a significant difference in the educational outcomes of SEN students.

Join us in making a meaningful impact on the lives of SEN students – APPLY today!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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