Specialist Support Tutor

Job Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated, resilient worker with the ability to work calmly under pressure. You will need to demonstrate your enthusiasm to improve services for individuals with Special Educational Needs (SEND) and be able to organise and manage your work within set statutory timescales. You will be able to communicate well with people of all ages and from all backgrounds, demonstrate a positive and inclusive manner and keep accurate records.

You will be employed within the ALS Team in the Student Support Services department structure under the overall management of the Head of SEND and ALS.

This role oversees a manageable caseload of SEND students, supporting their journey from pre-entry, transition to college, whilst on their study programme and their progression onwards.

In addition to working with experienced and supportive colleagues, the Group provides fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications.

Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday

Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.

Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.

We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.

Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 days of paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles, term-time only contracts are available.

You will also find above-average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.

The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.

Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.

Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.

Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.


Peterborough College
Point 26, £24,356.36 per annum, pro-rata of £27,476
Full-time, Permanent, Term Time
Term Time Only