SEN Tutor

Uttoxeter | Education


Serco: HMP Dovegate

Permanent, Full time

£33,500 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits Package


Here at Serco, we are looking for an experienced Additional Learning Support Tutor to join us at HMP Dovegate - a Category B adult male facility near Uttoxeter, Staffordshire where we care for up to 1160 male adult prisoners over the age of 21 serving a range of sentences including trial, remand, those awaiting sentence and convicted men serving long and short term sentences.


Joining our committed Education Team, the purpose of this role is to assess students' skills to determine their needs and to develop teaching plans - this will incorporate planning, organising and assigning activities that are specific to each student's abilities. You will teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one and also supervise and mentor teachers and teaching assistants who work with students with disabilities.


You will assist the management team in the delivery of an education provision which increases employability, reduces the likelihood of reoffending and prepares prisoners for a successful return to the community.


This role contributes enormously to the important work of reintegrating offenders back into society.


What you'll need to do the role


This is in an exciting opportunity for an individual who has a teaching qualification, A Level 4 Award in Education and Training (QCF)/Certificate in Education/PGCE to join our team and make a difference to prisoner's lives.


It is essential that you are qualified to Level 4 SEN  or above and highly  advantageous if you  hold the Assessor Practising Certificate (APC).


Why Serco


Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters.


A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.


Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.   


What we offer


  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Serco ShareSave - where employees can own a part of the company and invest in their future
  • Serco benefits package - includes cinema, merlin entertainment, discounts on mobile phone plans, leisure centre memberships and online shopping discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A safe and supportive culture
  • The chance to make a positive difference
  • Free on site parking
  • Use of on site gym
  • Subsidised meals


About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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16/06/2023 02:53:00
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