Tutor (Land based and horticulture studies) – Moreton

Employ My Ability are looking for….

A Tutor for Land based and horticulture studies.

  • Pre-entry up to level 2.
  • Mon – Fri, 0845-1645
  • Either full-time (52wks) or Term Time Plus (46wks)
  • £22,651.20 – £27,268.80 (pro rata)

Due to continued growth at Employ My Ability, we have a new opportunity for a Tutor to join our education department and become an integral part of EMA’s curriculum delivery.

You’ll be working at our campus at The Walled Garden in Moreton, a unique and picturesque environment which allows students to complete their studies and gain valuable work experience.

Our committed team share values for creating a welcoming and supportive environment for young people with SEND, and the desired applicant will have the relevant experience and qualifications, but also the personality and ethos that aligns with EMA.

The wellbeing of our students and helping them find the drive to succeed at and beyond EMA sits atop our priorities, and as we continue to grow and have new people join us, we’d love for you to share this vision, while also bringing your own unique skills which can be utilised in order to help us and our students reach those goals.


Job Role: Tutor
Department: Education
Location: Moreton
Reports to: Head of Education
Remuneration & Rewards Package, include sleep-in rates, bonuses, etc.
  • £22,651.20 – £27,268.80 (pro rata)
  • 32 days annual holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays) – pro-rata for part-time staff
  • Subsidised private health insurance
Working Days/Hours: Monday – Friday


Type of Contract:



Full Time Yes – (either 52 weeks or 46 on Term time plus but not available on term time only)
Salaried Yes
Notice Period: after probation period 1 term (3 months)
Role requirements
  • Teaching qualification or equivalent at minimum Level 4
  • Qualification or experience in teaching land based and/or horticulture at any level
  • Qualification or experience in teaching within SEND – desirable.
  • Full UK driving license, business insurance and use of own vehicle – desirable
  • Full enhanced DBS check


Main purpose of job role: To promote and facilitate the learning and personal development of the students to whom you are assigned, to enable them to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them. To deliver Landbased and horticulture studies from pre-entry up to level 2.


Key tasks:
  • To plan, deliver and evaluate land based/horticulture sessions within the EMA curriculum
  • To oversee a tutor group (daily tutorial AM and PM)
  • To be involved in planning, deliverer and evaluating other subjects such as independent living skills, personal development and preparation for adulthood. These can be discussed at interview.
Other duties/responsibilities: ·       To establish supportive relationships with the students

·       Complete progress reports for their named students

·       Complete ILP’s with students linked to EHCP outcomes to support students to achieve their targets

·       Monitor individual and group responses to learning activities and, where appropriate, modify or adapt the activities to achieve the intended learning outcomes

·       To give positive encouragement, feedback and praise to reinforce and sustain the student’s efforts and develop self-reliance and self-esteem

·       Support students in vocational work areas

·       Follow support guidance put in place by relevant professionals (SALT, ED PSYCH, OT etc)

·       Chair morning and end of day meeting as required

·       Be a key holder for EMA and open / close as required

·       To mark students work

·       To support the student in developing social skills both in and out of the classroom

·       To support the use of ICT in learning activities and with specific programmes to support learning.

·       To provide regular feedback on the pupil’s learning and behaviour to the Senior Management Team, including feedback on the effectiveness of the behaviour strategies adopted

·       Carry out and report on systematic observations of students to gather evidence of their knowledge and understanding

·       When working with a group of students, understand and use group dynamics to promote group effectiveness and support group and individual performance, use a detailed group profile to reflect this

·       To know and always apply all EMA policies and procedures

·       Develop a relationship to foster links between home and EMA, and to keep EMA informed of relevant information

·       To be aware of confidential issues linked to home/student/tutor/EMA

·       To lead on annual reviews of the students’ progress as appropriate

·       To comply with legal and organisational requirements for maintaining the health, safety and security of yourself and others in the learning environment

·       To take part in training activities offered by EMA to further knowledge and skills of working with young people with specific learning difficulties

·       To support at breaks and lunchtimes as necessary

·       To plan and deliver student educational visits

·       To plan and manage examination periods including mock exams

·       To internally verify (IV) assessments as required, completing the OSCR as necessary

·       To liaise with the external verifier (EV) and ensure work is sent off in a timely manner

·       Ensure school pod is kept up to date

·       Supervise learning support workers

·       Planning and delivering training days for education team

·       Following the diversity calendar ensuring its embedded across EMA

·       To carry out the above duties in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Policy.

Safeguarding: Employ My Ability is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protections/adult safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, and an enhanced DBS check.
Equality & Diversity: Employ My Ability is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Employ My Ability is a Disability Confident employer.

Data Protection: All documentation relating to applicants will be treated confidentially in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
Closing Date: 8th July 2022
Interview Date(s): Weeks commencing 11th July and 18th July 2022.



If you a require a physical application form, please email with your address and we will send you one via post

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