Supported Internship Tutor and Job Coach


This vacancy is now closed

Job Category
Children and Family Services
£26,000 - £28,000
Closing date
Contract type
Fixed Term
Total hours per week

About Shaw Trust  

“Shaw Trust promotes team spirit, inclusiveness and it is an organisation where everybody is somebody. I am proud to be part of this great organisation.”

At Shaw Trust we believe everyone has the right to live a decent and dignified life and an opportunity for rewarding work. We are a social purpose organisation challenging inequality and breaking down barriers to enable social mobility.

For us being part of the solution is about creating the conditions for this to happen, advocating and delivering services that make a real difference. Working in partnership not competition, we are part of an eco-system of purpose-led organisations, striving for a fairer, more equal society centred on opportunity for all.

Supported Internship Tutor and Job Coach

To support interns on Shaw Trust supported internships to progress on their learning and work placements, make successful transitions into paid work and to complete the Pearson’s employability work skills accreditation as well as functional skills. To provide training and support for business partners and families, to ensure success during the workplace placements and to seek out job opportunities both within and outside of the host employer

  • Provides direction and organisation to the on-site learning programme
  • Recruits appropriate students with disabilities for the programme
  • Plans and delivers daily classroom activities and lesson plans in line with agreed units to achieve the Pearson’s employability award (Entry Level 3) / functional skills level 1
  • Complete all relevant Ixion documents from beginning / during and after learners journey on the Supported Internship


  • Comfortable working remotely using a range of digital channels including phone, video conferencing, instant messaging and email. 
  • GCSE’s in English, Maths and Information Technology 
  • A Level in either English / Maths 
  • Have a qualification in PTTLS or Willing to work towards PTTLS qualification (Level 3 Award in Education and Training) 
  • Experience of working in the employment and skills sector and delivering to specified targets, quality standards and compliance measures. 
  • Experience in teaching / facilitating learner sessions 
  • Proven record of success in engaging SEN participants on Programme. 


Please download the Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

The ideal candidate will be working towards or have completed the CIPS or equivalent level qualification and place a focus on their continued professional development. They will be flexible, solution-focused with a pro-active and positive approach and a ‘can-do’ attitude when facing challenges. They will be target driven and resilient whilst be able to motivate and coach others to act in line with HR Policy.

Does this sound like you? If so, we look forward to hearing from you!

Shaw Trust is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, where every employee, regardless of their background or lived experience, feels that they belong and can progress in their career.  We are Disability Confident Leaders, support the guaranteed interview scheme and use of the government’s Access to Work scheme. 

Living our values we are keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community including from people with lived-experience and/or knowledge of disability or social exclusion.

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Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.