Art Tutor

Location Derbyshire
Discipline: Education
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Amelia Toovey
Contact email:
Job ref: J5609
Startdate: 25/04/2024

Job Details:

Working hours: Full time (52 weeks), Monday – Friday, 08:30am – 16:30pm

Location: Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire and the main site is Eckington

Salary: £32,000 - £39,000 per annum DOE

Contract Type: Permanent

The client we are working with is an independent specialist day college for young people with learning disabilities and difficulties. The college offers a wide range of programmes that are tailored to each individual’s needs.

Job Summary:

Our Art tutor is employed to exhibit exemplary teaching skills, have the ability to deliver a range of qualifications and ensure that learners are progressing towards their targets as part of the art/enterprise curriculum. These skills will be transferrable to a variety of real-life situations and contexts in preparation for adulthood. The right candidate must have the following:

  • Possess good organisational skills;
  • Be good communicators;
  • Be flexible and adaptable;
  • Be creative and innovative with good specialist and subject knowledge;
  • Be capable of managing a challenging workload, with good time management skills and an ability to deliver to deadlines.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not restricted to:

  • Modelling outstanding planning, assessment and teaching in order to achieve high quality teaching, effective use of resources and the highest standards of learning and achievement for all learners.
  • Deliver an art/enterprise curriculum which enables learners to develop the key skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to support them in future life.
  • Demonstrate high quality teaching for learners with complex and profound needs.
  • Manage all aspects of the learner experience; RARPA, accredited and non-accredited learning outcomes.
  • Manage the learner journey process; Initial Assessment, Induction, Baseline Assessment and summaries, set appropriate long- and medium-term goals, monitor progress and achievement of targets linked to goals, produce termly review of progress reports to show progression and outcomes.
  • Provide detailed and accurate information about learner’s progress and performance.
  • Liaise with parents/carers and build effective relationships to manage and resolve learner issues and concerns.
  • Instruct learners in British Values, Equality and Diversity, Social, Moral, Spiritual, Cultural and basic subject matter as directed by college leaders.
  • Utilise to good effect the specialist support of SaLT and OT services.
  • Participate in curriculum and other quality improvement initiatives.
  • To liaise effectively with colleagues to ensure consistency of approach in teaching and learning across the whole college.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by college managers.
  • Attend internal meetings, briefings and other forums as required.
  • Participate in the staff appraisal and supervision process.
  • Attend moderation meetings for all qualifications to ensure the sharing of good practice.
  • Responsible for classroom management and direction of learning support staff.
  • Participate in the observation process for the college that is linked to quality improvement
  • Promotion of English, mathematics and ICT throughout all sessions
  • Undertake training as and when necessary for your job role
  • Participate in the staff appraisal and supervision process
  • Support the curriculum managers in the development and implementation of a holistic curriculum that meets the needs and aspirations of all learners


  • Westfield Health Scheme following a successful probation.
  • Life cover following a successful probation.
  • Standard life pension.
  • 30 days holiday – plus bank holidays (pro rata – 52-week employees) - addition of 1 extra day’s holiday after your third anniversary, up to a maximum of 5 additional days.
  • To liaise effectively with colleagues to ensure consistency of approach in teaching and learning across the whole college
  • To promote the vision, culture and ethos of the college

Essential Candidate Criteria:


  • A degree in an appropriate discipline or significant relevant industry experience
  • PGCE or Cert Ed Level 4
  • Minimum Level 2 (or equivalent) Maths and English
  • Right to work in the UK

Blackstone Benefits:

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, please contact Amelia Toovey at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.