Home Tutor

The Quay School, Poole, Dorset, BH12 4HU

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    9 July 2022 at 7:00am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary


Actual salary

Actual salary £17,657-£20,688 for part time, term time working

Home Tutor job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational individual who can work with students who are currently unable to attend lessons onsite.

You will provide 1:1 sessions with students either in their home, or in the community, and will be supporting students from years 7 to 11.

We know that pupils and staff value consistency and so we are looking for someone who can work flexibly but will enjoy building relationships as a regular member of staff.

You will empower students to achieve the desired results and encourage them to see the importance of learning as a foundation to a successful journey in life.

A desire to work with children and young people and to ensure that they have the support needed to overcome barriers to their learning is essential. Though new staff induction, CPD and continual support will be offered.

Delta Education Trust
As a trust, our ethos is encompassed in our vision “Learning together in pursuit of happiness”. We put this into practice by ensuring:

• All decisions are made in the best interests of staff, pupils and families.
• High support, high challenge and evidence informed in everything we do.
• We work collaboratively and make team, not individual, decisions.
• We acknowledge our mistakes and use them to learn and improve.
• We are always open to learning and seeking new ideas.

We value our staff as much as our pupils recognising that through their well-being and by having a holistic approach to our individualised and therapeutic curriculum, we can meet pupil need and ensure their progress towards a life that they can enjoy. The Quay School is part of Delta Education Dorset, a small but growing Trust.

We are looking for someone who:
• Shares our vision of “Learning together in pursuit of happiness” and applies that to all they do in their work.
• Has passion/enthusiasm and can bring this to life through teaching.
• Has a particular interest in teaching students who have been excluded or are at risk of exclusion from main stream education.
• Can coach and support students
• Is a highly motivated and flexible individual who can form positive relationships with students with a wide range of special needs, including behavioural, in order to make a difference for some of the most vulnerable adolescents across Poole.
• Ideally has previous experience of working with students with behavioural difficulties is desirable.
• Has a flexible approach, coupled with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
• Has a high level of communication and organisational skills and has a Grade C or above in GCSE English and Maths (Essential).
• Has experience of working in a school (Desirable).

We can offer you:
• A comprehensive support and training package
• The opportunity to grow and develop in your role and in a Trust that is growing
• An inclusive and collaborative leadership team
• One of the most rewarding careers changing the lives of those pupils in our School

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact Lee Wilkins (Assistant Headteacher) on 01202 674205 to arrange an appointment.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. Please ensure a full work history is completed in your application form including any gaps of employment. Applicants will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring Service Check.

Applying for the job

To apply or for more information, please email HR@Deltaeducationtrust.com

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Quay School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
70 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

The Quay School is an OFSTED rated Outstanding, National Teaching School Hub and a progressive educational establishment that supports young people through difficult times in their lives.

Our different sites provide for very different needs, and we are currently looking to employ a teacher to work at our Harbourside base. The students at this base have been excluded or are at risk of exclusion from mainstream school and have behaviour, emotional and social issues.

The Quay School offers a great deal of CPD opportunities. We take great care to recruit the very best people so that the services we provide are first class. We believe that the best work gets done in an environment that's enjoyable and which values, supports and encourages the development of its employees.

The successful candidate would become an essential part of the team and the school culture. You will be supported fully by equally passionate staff and in return for your hard work you will be rewarded in the knowledge that you have enabled life changing opportunities for young people whom otherwise might not get this chance.

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