Situations Vacant

PMLD Tutor

Activate are seeking to appoint a PMLD Tutor with vast experience of working with students with complex learning difficulties and disabilities including a high ratio of sensory and ASC learners, to lead further education (FE) Study programmes for 19-25-year olds. You will be responsible for teaching a curriculum to meet individual needs at pre-entry – entry level 1. You must have experience of teaching students who have a sensory impairment or communication difficulties and/or complex learning difficulties with an emphasis on ASC.

We are looking for a driven and motivated individual with innovative ideas, and a passion for teaching, who would like to be part of a growing organisation.

The successful candidate will have attained a Teaching Degree or PGCE/ Cert Ed. You should be dynamic and flexible, with high standards of literacy and numeracy. You will be committed to working with young people who have learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities teaching a range of FE subjects at pre-entry and entry level 1. The role requires you to be a confident teacher with a minimum of 2 years teaching and learning experience in the field of complex needs.

The post is 24.75 hours per week, working the following days: Monday – Wed with half day PPA.  All teaching and support staff are required to attend the twilight development sessions every other week (term time only) from 4:30pm -6:30pm.

Activate is a registered Charity which was founded in 2005. We specialise in working with individuals who have a disability. We are a high-quality specialist provider of further education programmes in Knowsley and Wirral.

Our further education programs for 19-25-year olds with learning difficulties and or disabilities are entirely person centred.  We offer a personalised curriculum for each student on programme.

Our aim as an organisation is to provide ground breaking education programmes which help young people with disabilities to develop skills in order to build confidence, develop employment skills and encourage independence within the local community.

Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.Activate are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community on an equal basis, regardless of age, gender, ethnic background, religion or sexual orientation.

Ref No: PMLD30.06.18

Hours/Days : 24.75  per week Monday  to Wednesday  with half day PPA

Contract: Permeant Contract options of working 52 weeks or 43 or Term Time only available

Salary: £24,729.00 – £29,960.00 pro rata

Application Form, Diversity Monitoring Form and Privacy Policy can be downloaded from our website.  Completed application to be submitted to before closing date of 30/06/2018

Interviews to be held July 2018.