Associate Tutor Outdoor Learning

Olive AP Academy Thurrock, Tilbury

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Job Ref No. ECC1100-36S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £21,074 – £22,440
Position Start Date: 29/04/2019 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/03/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: 26th March 2019  

Job Description

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We are looking for an associate tutor who can be a role model to our students showingresilience, leadership and empathy. A tutor who will sharea passion for the outdoorswith our students; demonstrating the benefits of working in the outdoors andexpeditionary learning.

Our ideal candidate will:

- support children and young people who have experienced difficulty in learning in mainstream school.

- help our students develop confidence, skills and knowledge to believe that they can be successful in their own lives.

As an Associate Tutor you will work with teachers, parents, carers, local schools and outside agencies to ensure each of our student's needs are best met.

Role description:

Forge positive and mutually respectful relationships with colleagues and students.
Have a good understanding of outdoor education and how it can have an impact on students' wellbeing.
Use the 'Dare to be Olive' approach to ensure that high expectations for behaviour are maintained.
Demonstrate reflective practice and ability to adapt and improve your own practice.
Follow guidance and take direction from teachers and other professionals to best support each student.
Communicate effectively and sensitively with students and their families.
Maintain a good working knowledge of current safeguarding practice when working with vulnerable young people.
Have a good working knowledge of barriers to learning many of our students face, such as SEND or SEMH needs.

Please download the job pack for full details. You can also find more information at:

At Olive Academies we can offer you:

o a close and supportive team in a working environment where your wellbeing is a priority

o high quality CPD, strong links to mainstream schools and opportunities for career progression

o an organisation which is values driven and has children at the centre of everything we do

o the freedom to be innovative without the constraints of a mainstream curriculum.

Our academies always welcome visits from potential applicants. Please get in touch with Susie Tyler, Office Manager (E: T: 01708 853781) if you would like to arrange a visit or need any further information.

Please email your completed application form, including your personal statement to

Closing date for receipt of applications: 20th March 2019 (noon)

Interviews to be held at Olive AP Academy - Thurrock on Tuesday 26th March 2019.

Information about the School

Olive AP Academy - Thurrock is based in Tilbury. Our alternative provision academy has up to 96 students aged between 11 and 16 on roll at any one time. Our brand new building opened to staff and students in summer 2017. The academy facilities include purpose-built kitchens, computing suites, music studio and multi-sports pitch.

Our staff supports young people who have been placed at the academy for a period of intervention work, following a permanent exclusion from a mainstream school. The academy also supports young people with medical needs.

The academy was rated "Good" in all areas by Ofsted at its latest inspection in December 2018.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Susie Tyler
Leicester Road, Tilbury
Essex, RM18 7AX
Telephone: 01708 853781

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