Tutor - English and Functional Skills

Guidant Group
£20317 - £22251 pa + see advert
08 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Nacro are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years' experience of changing lives. Our impressive range of services across England and Wales cover education, housing, support and wellbeing, substance misuse treatment and the prevention of reoffending. We advise and we speak out for and with disadvantaged young people and adults. We never give up.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic English Tutor to join a small team delivering a Study Programme to disadvantaged learners at the Nacro's Education Centre in Sandwell

The English Tutor will work as part of the Sandwell teaching team to ensure learners achieve the appropriate English qualifications (level two Functional Skills and GCSE) while developing the learner's employability, personal and social skills.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Deliver training and support to 16-19 year olds on Nacro's Study Programme (all ability levels from Entry Level to GCSE)
- Ensure all relevant young people achieve Functional Skills/GCSE qualifications
- Experience in working and delivering Functional Skills & GCSE's to challenging/disadvantaged client groups
- Ability to work to tight deadlines
- Develop resources and deliver training programmes to service users
- Carry out initial assessments of the service users
- Create support plans and regularly monitor these
- Use resources efficiently and effectively, ensuring proper use and security at all times

The successful candidate should have experience in guiding a diverse group of clients through the requirements of an awarding body such as City & Guilds and AQA. As well as the ability to identify preferred learning styles and engage difficult-to-reach young people.

The ideal candidate will have:

- Vocational experience and/or qualified teaching qualification
- A Level 4 teaching qualification (Certificate in Education & Training, CTLLS or equivalent) or a Level 5 teaching qualification (Diploma in Education & Training, DTLLS, Cert Ed or equivalent)
- GCSE English, maths and ICT (or equivalent qualifications at Level 2 or above)

Salary for this role will be dependent on qualifications held.

A DBS check will be required for this role.

What we offer

- 28 days of annual leave per year (accruing one additional day per year up to five days), pro rata for part-time employees
- Paid lunch breaks, pro rata for part time employees
- Pension scheme and season ticket loan
- Training and professional development opportunities
- A friendly, supportive and dedicated working environment

If you're keen to make a real difference at the same time as expanding your career prospects, we would be delighted to hear from you. You can read more about the ways in which Nacro's work has changed lives here

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Please apply at your earliest convenience as this position could close before the advert expiry date

Guidant Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Guidant Group is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.

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