1:1 Life Skills Coach/Tutor

£17.50 – £22.00 per hour dependent on skills & experience (Self Employed)

Part-time up to 4 days per week (9.30am-2.30pm – 5 hour delivery session plus 1 hour planning time)


Job Description

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to establish good relationships with a range of people (young people, schools, colleagues)
  • Sensitivity and understanding
  • The ability to work well with others and to treat young people with respect and sensitivity
  • Patience and ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • To be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • Active listening and a non-judgemental approach
  • The ability to understand people’s reactions
  • To be able to carry out tasks on a computer or handheld device
  • The ability to plan and deliver units of learning and document evidence for certification
  • To be organised in paperwork re: report writing, planning

Day to day tasks (working 1:1 with a young person)

  • Supporting young people age 11-16 year
  • Supporting young people with SEMH
  • Plan and deliver individual activity programmes using learning programmes and units of works (including Maths and English where appropriate)
  • Set achievable goals to enable young people to succeed in their learning and track their progress
  • Encourage young people to engage in new one-to-one activities to enhance their learning and future pathways.
  • To liaise with young people and their appropriate carers/family/schools
  • To register daily attendance
  • To deal promptly with any incidents and promote good behaviour. Report and document any incidents to the appropriate members in the Develop Outdoors Team
  • To keep confidential records re: to write and submit daily reports for young people and termly report writing


Essential Skills

  • Enhanced DBS
  • Level 3 Qualification or equivalence Teaching Qualification in Teaching, Coaching, Youthwork
  • Full driving licence and vehicle – with Business Insurance cover (Tutors will need to collect 1:1 students from home/agreed collection point and return at the end of the session)
  • Flexibility to travel to learning venues (within East Sussex)



  • Willing to work towards a Level 3 or above Teaching Qualification
  • SEND or SEMH experience