Land Based Tutor (2576)


Land Based Tutor


Land Based Tutor

Salary Pay Scale: £16,626 - £26,295 FTE, dependent on experience  

Contract: Permanent, Term Time Only

Location: ISP Special School, Teynham

We are ISP. Our School is an Independent Specialist Provision, serving children and young people (CYP) in Kent and Medway who live with either their families, foster carers or in residential children’s homes. The school is set on Our school is for CYP with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We aim to provide high quality education for 42 pupils aged 7–16 years who have not been able to sustain mainstream education by taking a holistic approach in our daily practice for each young person in need.

Full Time
Contract Type
Term Time
Geographical Location
South East
Position Reference
Closing Date
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Role Details

ISP Special School is looking for a caring, enthusiastic and patient land-based tutor and mentor to join its friendly and supportive team.  We are seeking a land-based tutor to develop and deliver bespoke schemes of work for our pupils. We currently deliver ABC Practical Countryside Awards and Certificates and AQA Unit Awards.  You will also be responsible for mentoring 4 or 5 pupils. The role also requires you to work proactively with a team to support pupils in the classroom. 

Please note, SEN experience is not required but an empathy and willingness to learn is essential. Early years or work and/or working with children with special educational needs would be an advantage but not essential. 

This is an exciting position, which could offer excellent career progression and development. The person we are looking for will be passionate about education and have a flair for working with young people.


What we are looking for:

Working as part of an experienced, collaborative and talented team, your role will be to provide support to our pupils supporting both inside and outside the classroom, delivering intervention programmes and mentoring pupils to ensure that they make progress.  We are looking for an outstanding practitioner and team player, who enjoys working with young people, has a desire to contribute to the development of the school and has:

  • Experience of planning and delivering accredited courses
  • A passion for land- based learning
  • A passion for children's learning and development
  • High aspirations for all children and a desire to raise standards;
  • High aspirations for themselves and a commitment to further development.


We can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic and friendly children who thrive on our high expectations culture
  • An experienced, hard-working and supportive team of staff
  • A happy, stimulating workplace