Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    As needed

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Ad hoc, Casual

Actual salary

£30 per hour (unqualified teachers) £54 per hour (qualified teachers)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We extend a warm invitation to retired educators or part-time English Teachers, preferably holding a minimum of an AS level in English and, ideally, bringing prior experience within an educational setting.

What the school offers its staff

Joining Ratton School means becoming part of a community that values and actively promotes a culture of learning, development, and success for both students and educators alike.

Further details about the role

Ratton School is actively in search of a highly motivated Tutor of English to complement our accomplished and dedicated team on a flexible, ad-hoc basis, with the assignment scheduled to commence post-Christmas. This pivotal role requires the successful candidate to engage students through tailored instruction, delivered either in small group sessions or one-on-one interactions. Seamless collaboration with class teachers is a key aspect of this position, where you will systematically identify areas for improvement, provide steadfast support, and develop personalised learning programmes to address individual needs, thereby establishing mutually agreed-upon outcomes that foster academic growth. We extend a warm invitation to retired educators or part-time English Teachers, preferably holding a minimum of an AS level in English and, ideally, bringing prior experience within an educational setting. We actively encourage individuals capable of dedicating a minimum of a few hours per week, with an open welcome to those willing to contribute additional hours. Regardless of your specific circumstances, we enthusiastically invite applications from candidates inspired by the prospect of significantly contributing to the life opportunities and academic success of young individuals. As a prospective Tutor of English at Ratton School, you would play an integral role within our dynamic community, dedicated to not only academic advancement but also the holistic personal growth of our students. Your contribution would be instrumental in creating an environment where students are encouraged to explore their potential and aspirations.

Commitment to safeguarding

The South Downs Learning Trust and all our academies take notice of and adhere to all the national and local policies and guidance in regard to Safeguarding Children and Young People. We are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Applying for the job

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About Ratton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1194 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Ratton School became a converter academy on 1st of August 2012 and joined with Ocklynge Junior School on the 1st of December 2017 to form the South Downs Learning Trust. The aim of our trust is to provide an outstanding educational experience for all students in our schools. We want both schools to retain their own identity whilst working together to support the learning of everyone in the Trust community. Our aim is to develop a sustainable and exciting educational experience that places our students at the centre of all that we do.

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