Cranbury College

1:1 Tutor

  • 1.0FTE
  • MPR or UNQ + SEN1 allowance

We currently have a vacancy for a 1:1 Tutor who will be responsible for supporting our most vulnerable and disaffected students who may struggle with school life due to issues relating to social, emotional, personal or behavioural problems. This role will be instrumental in helping these students to overcome their barriers to learning and fully engage with lessons to become more effective learners, and to improve their academic and pastoral progress.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of working with children of the relevant age and managing situations relating to challenging behaviour. Additionally, this person will have experience of assessing pupils’ needs and barriers to learning and delivering programmes which help them overcome these.  Demonstrable experience of coaching and advising staff on suitable behaviour interventions is also essential. Furthermore, our ideal candidates will have a passion for transforming the lives of young people coupled with an abundance of enthusiasm which will encourage engagement and commitment from our students

You will be based at our main site supporting staff and secondary students, this is a challenging but very rewarding role supporting some of the most vulnerable pupils in Reading.

We are a multi-site organisation which includes our College Road Site – Primary and Cranbury Road Site – Secondary and Post 16. We have an Outreach Behaviour Support Team, offer medical tuition and have a Hospital Teaching Service based at Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Staff responses when asked ‘What are the school’s greatest strengths?’

  • ‘Safeguarding and welfare of students’
  • ‘Compassion, empathy and enthusiasm’ 
  • ‘Teamwork’
  • ‘Flexible, creative and personalised approaches for all’ 
  • ‘Outstanding outcomes for young people’

Cranbury College is part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”. The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos, and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child and every member of staff will be nurtured.

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities in its vibrant and successful schools. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

Visits to our school are encouraged please email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org who can help organise this.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.