High Needs Tutor (HNT)

Hours: Full-Time, Permanent, (37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri, 8:30am – 4:30 pm)
Location: Birmingham
Salary: NMW - £30,000 per annum, (depending on experience, skills & qualifications)

Are you an experienced HNT looking for a new role?

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a HNT based in our Birmingham centre.

Nova Training is one of the UK’s most popular and experienced training providers operating for over 30 years in Study Programmes and Apprenticeships. Nova now operates its 14-24 provision from 13 locations located across the West Midlands and East of England. Our programme delivery now includes; 16-18 study programmes, pre-apprenticeships, provision for learners with high needs, apprenticeships and 14-16 alternative provision.

Rated as Good by Ofsted in all areas of provision for offering a variety of education options to young people.

As an HNT, your role will be to support small groups of learners in the classroom with their functional skills & ICT to help develop their independence and improve the skills of young people for their individual futures. The learner’s individual needs can range from mild to moderate educational needs and/or disabilities.

You will have a passion for working with students with special educational needs and will be committed to ensuring that all students have access to high quality education and support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To Develop and assess to the appropriate levels to support the learners’ ability to work confidently, effectively and independently in life and work
  • Develop delivery in order to maximise progression opportunities for learners.
  • Support the learner with their additional needs whilst encouraging and motivating them to attain high levels of achievements.
  • To plan and deliver a creative curriculum that meets the needs of individual students
  • Build effective relationships with learners, parents/carers and staff.
  • Achieve company KPI’s and Individual Performance Plan


  • Minimum of 2 year’s experience in 14-24 provision.
  • Full Teaching Qualification (PGCE, QTS, PTLLS, DTLLS,)
  • Experience of teaching students within the field of Autism and/or Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • To be a patient, resilient and motivated individual.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Have vision, innovation and passion for teaching and learning.
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of safeguarding processes

Full, clean UK Driving License

Employee Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday entitlement increasing to 30 with length of service,
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme, allowing you to purchase an additional 2 weeks holiday per year.
  • Employee Assistance Programme, 24/7 support for you, direct family members and dependents over the age of 16.
  • Employee Referral Scheme, potential to earn up to £500 if you refer somebody we employ.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Employee Discount Scheme Significant savings on essential and everyday purchases through instant vouchers, reloadable cards and cashback.
  • Optional Early Finish on Fridays ay 2.30pm

Nova Training places the highest priority on safeguarding all of our learners and staff. We are a Safer Recruitment employer, job applications will be subject to detailed scrutiny. Applicants for all jobs will undergo appropriate screening including identity checks with past employers, Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check and entitlement to work in the UK will be verified as part of our further recruitment process, following a face-to-face interview.
All relevant employment documents will be seen and verified. NB: Only original or certified documents are acceptable. Applications for employment must be made on the NTS1d Employment Application Form which you will be sent if you are called for an interview.

Nova Training receives a high number of applications for each role advertised and although we would like to, we are not always able to deliver feedback to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not been contacted within 7 days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest and please do take a look at our website and Indeed for future opportunities.

Contract Length:
Job Reference:
HNT Birm
Job ID:
Less than 10

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