Job Vacancy- Project Tutor


Leeds Rhinos Foundation is recruiting for a Project Tutor to work on the charity’s Reducing Re-Offending Programmes within a custodial and community setting.

As a Project Tutor you will deliver a range of interventions which focus on educational and behavioural change and physical activity.

A Project Tutor must develop effective planning and resources for session delivery, to deliver high quality and creative learning that will achieve appropriate outcomes, and which reflects the principles, aims and objectives of Leeds Rhinos Foundation’s programmes.

You will be an enthusiastic and adaptable individual with experience working with diverse groups of learners. The successful candidate would also recognise the value in utilising available resources in the club and the power of sport to inspire and motivate adults and young people to achieve.

The key responsibilities of the role also include:

  • Undertaking group work and one-to-one activities.
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues, maintain effective team relationships and provide effective team support to other staff as appropriate.
  • If required share information with relevant services including, Police, Social Care and Probation.
  • To proactively promote the empowerment of individuals, assisting them in recognising the features within their criminal activity or domestic abuse present in their situation and help them regain control of their lives.
  • To develop reports and evaluations to demonstrate group and individual’s engagement and outcomes.
  • To signpost, liaise with and facilitate individuals access to other services.
  • Understand multi-agency partnership structures.
  • To undertake prison, home or other alternate location visits as required.

Skills and Qualities Required:

  • Be able to remain patient and calm in stressful situations and can adapt delivery appropriately to the dynamics of the situation.
  • The ability to manage challenging behaviour within the learning environment, keeping clear boundaries.
  • To have a non-judgemental attitude and maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Flexible approach to delivery and learning styles appropriate to needs of both individuals and prison settings.
  • A good listener with excellent communication skills.
  • Have an enthusiastic, energetic and positive approach to working.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience of working with a wide variety of people who have experienced a range of social and personal difficulties.
  • Experience of designing and delivering educational project on a one to one basis or to groups.
  • Experience of working with diverse communities including promoting equality and diversity.
  • Experience of working with individuals and groups in order to motivate and change offending behaviour.
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues associated with criminality and domestic abuse, including the effect on families.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice system.
  • Minimum of 2 years working with vulnerable adults and young people and families and children

Qualifications Required:

  • Full Driving Licence (Essential)
  • Education/Training Qualification (Desirable)
  • Qualification in Sports Coaching (Desirable)

This is a full time role of 40 hours per week. To apply, please send CV and covering letter via email to, explaining why you think you are suitable for the role.

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd March at 12 noon.

For further information about the role, please contact