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Mechanics Tutor - Part-time

Enterprise Learning Alliance Thanet, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-1128-313T
  • Posted:20/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UQT
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:01/07/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Rolling Interviews


Enterprise Learning Alliance- Part-Time Mechanics Tutor 0.2 (1 Day per week)

The ELA offers an alternative learning environment for Secondary School pupils, involving a varied and broad approach with a new slant on delivery . We believe that all of our young people are entitled to an academically rigorous curriculum, underpinned throughout by the development of Literacy and Numeracy skills and supported by close pastoral care and guidance.

Our aim, at all of our centres in the Thanet and Dover areas , is to inspire pupils through the delivery of motivational lessons and to reduce gaps in learning for both individuals and vulnerable groups. The Enterprise Learning Alliance has excellent teaching talent at all levels and is complimented by an energetic and dynamic leadership team. The ELA was rated as GOOD in its last Ofsted inspection and the vision is to become an outstanding school.

Applicants for this post should be outstanding classroom practitioners and experienced in teaching a range of subjects to secondary age pupils, up to Level 2.

 Candidates should also have a recognised teaching qualification (DTTLS/PGCE) , preferably with QTS/QTLS status .

The ELA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children at all times and this post will be subject to the receipt of DBS/CRB clearance and relevant references.

Information about the school

The Enterprise Learning Alliance is an innovative school that offers students across all Key Stages an involving, engaging and broad curriculum. The School has educational provision in both the Thanet and Dover District

Working closely with local schools and agencies, the school operates across several sites in the Thanet and Dover area providing individual learning pathways to allow pupils to achieve positive outcomes.

The Enterprise Learning Alliance educates pupils between the ages of 11-16 in both full time and respite education. The school has also developed an innovative and successful outreach service for local schools.

The Enterprise Learning Alliance has the following visions for the school:

                                       Vision Statement 

                          Aspirational Destination Pathways


Empower our pupils to live in the wider word. Taking ownership of their emotional wellbeing, behaviour and social development to open up multiple destination pathways.


Learn new skills and expand their knowledge in a wide range of contexts and subjects to open up multiple destination pathways.


Achieve the best possible outcomes in a wide range of qualifications to open up multiple destination pathways.

We achieve this by supporting our pupils to be:

Right Place

Ready to Learn


Being rated as good in its last Ofsted in 2019 inspection the Enterprise Learning Alliance is dedicated to the development of good and outstanding teaching and learning.

The Enterprise Learning alliance values all staff members and invests in their personal and professional development. The Enterprise Learning Alliance has built strong working relationships with schools in the locality and shares expertise and CPD with schools in both districts.

As a school we value staff wellbeing. We have an active staff well-being Committee and offer various packages like Gym memberships to support staff well-being.

The Enterprise Learning Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all posts at ELA are therefore subject to an enhanced DBS/CRB clearance and relevant references being received. A link to the schools child protection policy can be found on the school website, under Information/policies.

In line with KCSIE 2022 guidance and as part of the shortlisting process, the ELA reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidates suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

For more information please visit the school website http://www.ela.kent.sch.uk/

Job Contact Information

  • Name:David DuCane
  • Address:The Westwood Centre, Unit L, Enterprise Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 4JA
  • Telephone: 01843606666
  • Email: dducane@ela.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.