Pottery Tutor - Working for Essex
Salary: Up to £27,338 per annum
Closing date: 14 Aug 2022
Location: Basildon
Hours: Part-time
Req ID: 7561
Role: Education
About the role

Pottery Tutor

Permanent, Term Time

Up to £27,338 per annum

Location: Basildon

Working Style: Fixed-base worker

Closing Date: 14th August 2022

The Role:

Adult Community Learning are looking for a passionate individual to teach a variety of pottery courses ranging from a basic understanding to working with clay up to advanced construction skills including how to create surface decoration and use of slips and glazes. The pottery tutor will be required to design, plan, deliver and evaluate high quality learning opportunities and experiences for learners in response to their identified needs.

Please Note - This is a Part Time, Permanent Contract. Totalling 5 hours per week (this is flexible dependent on demand). The post is centre-based and will include at least one evening.

Overview:

ACL Essex is the largest provider of adult education in the county. Our aim is to provide learners with as many ways to flourish as possible, to be there in communities across Essex, to make a difference to residents and businesses, so they can make a difference for themselves and to the places that they live in.

What’s in it for you?

  • Not only will the successful candidate be joining a team of experienced professionals.
  • You will receive a salary of up to £27,338 per annum (FTE)
  • An additional 60% uplift for teaching contact hours is included for lesson preparation and marking.
  • You will also have access to hundreds of discounts and perks as well as the opportunity to join our competitive pension scheme

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Motivate and inspire learners to promote achievement and develop their skills to enable progression
  • Plan and deliver effective learning programmes for diverse groups or individuals in a safe and inclusive environment, following ACL safeguarding procedures
  • Address the needs of learners and work creatively to overcome individual barriers to learning
  • Enable learners to share responsibility for their own learning and assessment, setting goals that stretch and challenge
  • Apply appropriate and fair methods of assessment and provide constructive and timely feedback to support progression and achievement
  • Maintain and update your teaching / training expertise, vocational competence and digital skills
  • Contribute to organisational development and quality improvement through collaboration with others
  • To initially assess learners’ starting points and monitor their progress, set challenging tasks and objectives, and build on and extend learning for all learners.
  • To support learners to develop personal, social and employability skills in order for them to progress into further learning or jobs that meet local and national needs.

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Nationally recognised teaching qualification or teaching / training experience and subject specialism equivalent.
  • A good knowledge of the RARPA process (recognising and recording learner progress and achievement in non-accredited courses)
  • Competent user of ICT
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and raise aspirations of learners through your enthusiasm and knowledge
  • Good understanding of social and cultural diversity, equality of opportunity and inclusion and safeguarding
  • Minimum of Level 2 in English

To read more about us please visit: https://www.workingforessex.com/role/place-public-health/

Why Essex? Essex County Council has a location to be proud of. Our 1,300 square miles stretch from Constable Country to the Thames Estuary, from the dynamic M11 corridor to the traditional seaside resorts of Clacton and Walton. England’s oldest town, Colchester, and two of its newest – Basildon and Harlow – are right here. Along with the City of Chelmsford, the county town, they form our major population centres. It means real choice and makes Essex the ideal place for your career. Read more about us here.

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found here pay and reward

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What should you do next?

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via the Working for Essex website.

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

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If you have queries on this role or require anything further, please email Thomas.clyde@essex.gov.uk