Tutor for Schools and Early Years - Working for Essex
Salary: Up to £27,338 per annum (FTE)
Closing date: 30 Aug 2022
Location: Chelmsford
Hours: Part-time
Req ID: 8709
Role: Education
About the role

Tutor for Schools and Early Years

Permanent, Part Time - (0.6)

Up to £27,338 per annum (FTE)

Location: Chelmsford - Required to travel countywide

Working Style: Anywhere worker

Closing Date: 30th August 2022

This role is part of Adult Community Learning (ACL), the largest provider of adult learning in Essex, offering a wide range of courses and qualifications.

ACL are seeking to recruit a Tutor to plan and successfully deliver and assess vocational qualifications and apprenticeships in schools and/or the early years sector.

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
  • Promote the benefits of technology and sustainability and support learners in its use
  • Support the mathematics and English 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 following the VARCS principles, provide constructive and timely feedback to support progression and achievement
  • Maintain and update your teaching/assessing 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 to progress into further learning or jobs that meet local and national needs.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Industry experience and related qualifications in schools and/or early years pupil support
  • An assessor award with experience in assessment against accredited qualifications is essential
  • A keen interest in education and a passion to train, assess and coach learners to support career development
  • Recognised teaching/training qualification would be desirable, but not essential
  • Minimum Level 2 English and maths and good digital skills
  • Experience of teaching and learning in the Adult Education sector
  • Excellent communication skills, working as a team and working on own initiative
  • Competent in the use of technology to facilitate learning and data reporting
  • Be able to travel across county to ACL Centres and learner workplaces to observe and support.

As part of employment with Essex County Council your role will need an enhanced 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 visit: https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. For more information please use the following link: https://www.workingforessex.com/working-here/pay-reward/

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

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