Nova Training/ Birmingham - High Needs Tutor Apprentice Nova Training

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a High Needs Tutor Apprentice. If you are looking for a career in education, this is a great opportunity to earn whilst you learn. We are looking for someone who can motivate and inspire our students to achieve their full potential whilst on our programme.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary up to £23,000 depending on previous experience

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learning about the classroom environment and working towards delivery in the classroom
  • How to engage learners and support their learning
  • The importance of curriculum and different delivery styles
  • Learning resources - how to use them to support learners
  • Designing lesson plans
  • Record keeping
  • Behaviour management
  • Pastoral support for learners
  • Working to support all learners including individuls with autisum and other learning difficulties such as dyslexia, ADHD
  • Assessing complexity of learners individual ability

The training you will be getting

  • Learning and skills teacher Level 5 (Higher national diploma) Apprenticeship Standard
  • 20% Off The Job Training - Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date. 
  • End Point Assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is opportunity for long-term employment upon completion of your qualification
  • A fulfilling career in education

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Functional Skills (Grade Level 2 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants will be asked to undertake assessments during the interview screening process and will be required to demonstrate a level of competence, to qualify for employment within Nova Training. The position requires previous experience of teaching and supporting young people in a learning setting with learning disabilities.

About the employer

Nova was established as a Private Training Provider in September 1992 and celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2022. We are part of the recruitment agency Staff Select Ltd. Over the years Nova has operated a number of youth and adult training programmes and also delivered employer led programmes and qualifications such as NVQ's and Apprenticeships. Our Head Office has always remained in Willenhall Town Centre (within Walsall Local Authority). Historically we have delivered training programmes across all four Black Country Local Authorities. In 2001 we opened our first centre outside the Black Country, setting up a motor vehicle workshop in Telford.


Nova Training


161-163 Station Rd, Stechford, Birmingham B33 8BA

B33 8BA

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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Carolyn Marson


Apprenticeship standard

Learning and skills teacher

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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