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SEND Tutor (post-16)
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Long-term, Permanent
£600 to £750 per week
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16 May 2022
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*LOCATION* Manchester *CONTRACT TYPE* Full-time *CONTRACT TERMS* Long-term *SALARY* £500 - £750 per week *APPLY BY* ASAP *JOB START* On-going

About the role

A vibrant, supportive and very highly regarded special needs college in Manchester is seeking to appoint a full time SEND Tutor to deliver a post-16 curriculum to students with Autism and complex needs.

  • The SEND Tutor will be required to deliver an innovative and progressive curriculum.
  • Class sizes are small, between 4-8 learners per class and there is a high ratio of LSA support.
  • Ability levels can vary considerably and a willingness to deliver more than one curriculum area is desired.
  • This is an ongoing role and there is excellent potential for progression in this school, with many staff being taken onto permanent contracts after a short period of supply work.

About the school

  • The college promotes a multidisciplinary approach to learning and has expertise in supporting learners with a wide range of needs.
  • The college aims to provide inclusive and vibrant environment and adopt, for many learners, a sensory approach to learning which they will expect the SEND Tutor to promote.
  • The college has a strong emphasis on life skills and employability as for most learners this is their last experience of education


To be considered for the role of SEND Tutor (post-16) you will:
  • Experience working within a SEND school or with children/young people with physical or learning disabilities of some sort is essential for this teaching role.
  • Be dedicated and supportive, an excellent communicator, passionate about working with students with SEND.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£600 to £750 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Possess a recognised UK teaching qualification

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Gary Thorman on 0161 641 3743 or email

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