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Schools Literacy Tutor
Contract term: Permanent, full-time
Hours: 37 hours over 5 days (Mon-Fri)
Location: ACT Schools Centre, Cardiff
Starting Salary: £27,500 per annum pro rata

If you would like to work for an organisation that demonstrates outstanding commitment to staff engagement, has gained a place on the Times Best 100 Companies to work for in the UK for the last eight consecutive years and that holds Investors in People Platinum accreditation we would love to hear from you!

About the role:
ACT Schools is a registered independent school to admit students from the ages of 11-16 years with special educational needs primarily focused to social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties. We are passionate about ensuring all young people are equipped with the skills they need to become successful adults.
ACT Schools prides itself on its values and ensures the best possible delivery is given to our learners. You will be passionate about ensuring young people are equipped to become successful adults with a wide range of skills and abilities.
We are looking for a positive, caring individual who is keen to support learners who encounter challenging behaviours within ACT Schools. You will be enthusiastic and patient and will have a full understanding of behavioural, emotional, and social difficulties (BESD).
As an employee at our registered independent school, you will be expected to plan and deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment in line with ESTYN requirements. You will be responsible for the delivery of your curriculum area to group sizes of approximately 7, 11 – 16-year-olds, who have been referred to us, due to either having been or are at risk of being excluded from mainstream education, who are school phobic or are classed as vulnerable.
The successful candidate will be able to develop the literacy levels of all our learners and prepare them for the completion of either Essential Skills Wales (Literacy) qualifications or GCSE English Language qualification.
The role is based at ACT Schools Provision in Cardiff however peripatetic working may be required at times. The post fits within the Schools team, reporting to the Head Teacher.
By joining ACT you will have access to a wide range of training opportunities to enhance your Professional Development Plan.
Apply now and be part of our team dedicated to shaping future talent!

What we need from you:
• Experience of learners with specific educational needs, i.e. ADHD, Dyslexia
• Delivery and knowledge of literacy and GCSE English curricula with specific focus on engaging low level ability learners.
• Experience of working with challenging, disengaged learners
• Experience of challenging inappropriate behaviour
• PGCE or equivalent
• Have a good and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies and know how to use and adapt them

What you get in return:
• Generous holiday package (up to 45 days per year)
• Excellent professional development opportunities.
• E-learning platform available to all staff.
• Annual salary increases
• Staff counselling sessions
• Mental Health First Aider
• Wellbeing initiatives
• Bi-annual performance reviews
• Staff Council
• Flexible and hybrid working (where applicable)
• Team building days
• Volunteering days
• Staff celebration days
• Length of service, birthday and yearly appreciation rewards
• Staff Recognition Awards
• Healthcare cash plan
• Contributory pension scheme
• Life assurance

Why work for ACT?
At ACT, we believe our greatest asset is our people. As Wales’s largest training provider, we cultivate a supportive, family-like culture where every team member is valued. We are dedicated to investing in our employees through comprehensive professional development opportunities, ensuring you can grow and excel in your career with us.
If you would like to work for an organisation that holds 3-star accreditation with Best Companies demonstrating extra-ordinary levels of staff engagement, ranked in the Top 100 Most inclusive Workplaces, has gained a place on the Times Best 100 Companies to work for in the UK for the last seven consecutive years and that holds Investors in People Platinum accreditation we would love to hear from you!

Our Values:
At ACT, we pride ourselves on fostering a culture of respect, fairness, and dignity for all. We believe in creating an inclusive environment where every individual feels valued and empowered to thrive.
• Being positive and having a ‘can-do’ attitude
• Taking pride and responsibility in exceeding expectations
• Helping learners raise and realise their aspirations
• Having fun in providing professional, safe and friendly services
• Showing respect for individuals

Diversity statement….
ACT is dedicated to fair and safe recruitment practices, ensuring equality for all applicants and staff. We do not discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age. Our questioning and collating of information are intended to help us maintain equal opportunities best practice and identify barriers to workforce equality and diversity. The information collated from you will not be used in any decision affecting you.
We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that candidates may need during the recruitment process, please contact the email address in the ‘Contact point for applicants’ section.

What next?:
The Advert will close 24th July 2024 at midnight, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.
• Applicants will be notified via email of application process (please check junk or spam folders)
A two stage interview (face to face):
• If successful after the first interview you will be invited to a second interview (face to face) with the Hiring Managers you’ll be working with closely in the role. You will be expected to complete a work-based task or a micro teach (depending on role).
We’re keen to ensure our hiring process allows you to be at your best, so if you need us to make any adjustments, please just let us know.


JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Experience of learners with specific educational needs, i.e. ADHD, Dyslexia
• Delivery and knowledge of literacy and GCSE English curricula with specific focus on engaging low level ability learners.
• Experience of working with challenging, disengaged learners
• Experience of challenging inappropriate behaviour
• PGCE or equivalent
• Have a good and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies and know how to use and adapt them