SEN Intervention Tutor

The Wells Academy (Nottinghamshire)

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: GAT-6 £24,496 - £27,344 FTE (£21,258 - £23,730 pro rata)

The Wells Academy are looking to appoint a new SEN Intervention Tutor to support the Inclusion team in the academic progress of students with SEND through the planning delivery and evaluation of academic interventions and in-class support.

Duties and responsibilities
Assist with the development and implementation of education, behaviour, mentoring and 
other plans
• Undertake comprehensive assessment of students, alongside the SENCO, faculty and 
pastoral care staff, determine those needing specific help and monitor and report on 
progress as required
• Use appropriate baseline assessments to plan and deliver targeted interventions in class, 
small group and 1:1 sessions, to narrow knowledge gaps and improve levels of numeracy 
and literacy
• Plan and deliver effective numeracy and literacy intervention to SEND students identified as 
requiring support to better access the curriculum
• Plan and deliver alternative pathway sessions to improve student attainment in this area, 
including but not limited to courses such as life skills and entry level qualifications
• Lead reading and phonics intervention to individual or small groups of students
• Use data to effectively evaluate the impact on interventions and adjust these accordingly
• Be able to identify gaps in SEND students understanding of core subjects and plan academic 
intervention sessions to meet this need
• Regularly assess and review progress data to inform planning of next steps and interventions 
for the identified cohort of students being supported
• Use academic progress data to identify the progress gaps for SEND students across the 
Academy and work with Faculty Leaders to develop resources to close these gaps
• Work with the SENCO to ensure that outcomes for students with SEN are outstanding
• Be deployed by the SENCO provide 1:1 support to meet the needs of any students with a 
EHCP or HLN funding
• Produce and regularly review Individual Pupil Passports in inform staff of specific needs and 
strategies to inform planning and support Quality First Teaching across the academy
• Work with the SENCO to ensure a graduated response and the Assess, plan, do, review, cycle 
is followed for individual students with SEND
• Assist in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking 
policies and teaching strategies
• Work with Faculty Leaders to develop their curriculums to ensure that students with 
identified additional needs are supported to access the curriculum and achieve high quality 
• Manage the behaviour of students to ensure a constructive environment and the 
maintenance of resources, by using a range of strategies to deal with classroom behaviour as 
a whole and also with individual behavioural needs, in line with the academy’s behaviour 
• Act as a role model, promote and reinforce self-esteem and establish productive working 
relationships with students
• Lead and deliver on specific interventions to support and enhance the academic progress 
made by students with SEND
• Maintain regular contact, where appropriate, with families of target group students to keep 
them informed of the student’s progress and attendance. Secure positive family support and 
involvement in the student’s education
• Ensure that relevant staff are kept informed about student progress
• Assist in the identification of all signs of disengagement and contribute to specific 
interventions to encourage and enable full participation in learning
• Carry out pre-school, break, lunchtime and after school duties as assigned to you
• Undertake any other duties within the scope of the role 


  • Work in line with statutory safeguarding guidance (e.g. Keeping Children Safe in Education, Prevent) and our safeguarding and child protection policies 
  • Work with the DSL to promote the best interests of students, including sharing concerns where necessary 
  • Promote the safeguarding of all students in the academy 

Please note that this list of duties is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that may be carried out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role. 

About us: 

The Wells Academy was launched in September 2020 and since then has been on a transformational journey at an unprecedented rate, putting it on track to become the biggest school turnaround journey in the country. 

The Wells Academy believes in its whole community displaying the highest of standards at all time and endeavours to provide the successful candidate with: 

  • Disruption free learning 
  • A highly academic and knowledge rich curriculum 
  • Students displaying impeccable manners and attitudes 
  • A comprehensive professional learning programme 
  • Dedicated CPD time 
  • A highly visible and supportive SLT 
  • A culture of high expectations and academic excellence. 

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In Return: 

You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth. 

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you. 

Here’s what you can look forward to: 

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7 
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round 
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays 
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured 

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.  All pre-employment checks are in line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education”. 

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation. 

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview