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Experienced Tutor for Cognition and Learning Support – Somerset

Part Time, Permanent, Temporary
Part Time, Permanent, Temporary
Salary: £92.50-£100 per day
Travel Expenses: £0.40 per mile
Immediate Start: Yes
Job Reference: ASSISTANT0007

Lexia Education Services is seeking an experienced and dedicated Tutor for Cognition and Learning Support to join our team in Somerset. If you have a passion for education, a deep understanding of cognition and learning difficulties, and a proven track record of supporting students with diverse needs, this is an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact on their educational journey.

Job Summary:

As an Experienced Tutor for Cognition and Learning Support, you will play a crucial role in providing tailored academic assistance and guidance to students with cognitive and learning difficulties. Your expertise in understanding and addressing their unique challenges will empower them to overcome barriers, develop effective learning strategies, and achieve their academic goals. Your commitment to personalized support and individualised instruction will contribute to their educational success and personal growth.


  • Conduct comprehensive assessments to identify students’ cognitive strengths, weaknesses, and learning needs.
  • Design and implement personalized tutoring plans that cater to each student’s specific cognitive and learning requirements.
  • Deliver engaging and interactive tutoring sessions, utilising appropriate teaching techniques and resources to maximise learning outcomes.
  • Provide support and guidance in areas such as reading, writing, mathematics, problem-solving, and study skills.
  • Develop and adapt instructional materials to accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities.
  • Incorporate assistive technology and educational tools to enhance learning experiences.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment, promoting confidence and self-esteem.
  • Monitor student progress, assess their performance, and provide regular feedback to students and their families.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to develop and implement strategies for student success.
  • Stay up-to-date with research and best practices in cognitive and learning support to continually enhance your tutoring approaches.
  • Maintain accurate records of tutoring sessions, assessments, and progress reports.
  • Adhere to safeguarding and confidentiality policies to ensure the well-being and privacy of students.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Special Education, or a related field. A higher degree is desirable.
  • Proven experience in tutoring or teaching students with diverse cognitive and learning needs.
  • In-depth knowledge of cognitive processes, learning difficulties, and educational interventions.
  • Familiarity with a range of learning support strategies, techniques, and resources.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to establish rapport and build positive relationships with students, families, and colleagues.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to adapt teaching methods to meet individual student needs.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills to plan and deliver effective tutoring sessions.
  • Flexibility to work with students of different age groups and academic levels.
  • A genuine passion for education, a positive attitude, and a commitment to student success.
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance or willingness to obtain one.
  • A valid driving license and access to transportation may be required.

Application Process: To apply for the position of Experienced Tutor for Cognition and Learning Support at Lexia Education Services in Somerset, please complete our online job application form available on our website. Highlight your relevant experience, qualifications, and passion for supporting students with cognitive and learning difficulties. We look forward to reviewing your application and considering you for this vital role in empowering students to unlock their full potential.

Join our team of dedicated educators at Lexia Education Services and make a significant difference in Somerset students’ lives. Through your expertise in cognition and learning support, you will contribute to their academic success, confidence, and lifelong learning skills.

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