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Adult Education Tutor - Accredited Essential Skills English

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Countywide
  • Salary
  • £27,861 - £29,783 per annum pro rata
  • Closing date
  • 14/04/2024
  • Department
  • Communities, Economy and Transport
  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 2 - 4.5
  • Job type
  • Education and Learning
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/55508/39882
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/55508/39882
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Countywide
  • Salary
  • £27,861 - £29,783 per annum pro rata
  • Closing date
  • 14/04/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Communities, Economy and Transport
  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 2 - 4.5
  • Job type
  • Education and Learning

 

Do you want to help disadvantaged and hard to reach learners integrate into our communities and fulfil their potential? Are you ready to make an impact on their lives and opportunities?
Bring experience and the desire to make a difference and we’ll provide the opportunities and paid development support. 
 
As an Essential Skills English Tutor you can make a real difference to a person’s life by helping them learn new literacy skills and knowledge, as well as developing their confidence, life and social skills to enable them to integrate effectively and confidently into their local communities and potentially secure employment.
 
You will:
· Plan and deliver differentiated lessons to meet the needs of individuals and a group of  learners who have a range of complex additional support needs
· Evaluate individual and group progress to inform onward planning and delivery 
· Collate and prepare learners' assessment portfolios, acting as the Assessor and working with our IQA to ensure robust accreditation
 
We are looking for candidates who:
· Have a positive attitude towards improving everyday literacy skills of learners who are harder to reach and/or have a range of additional learning needs (Profound & Multiple Learning disabilities (PMLD)), to aid integration into the local community
· Are advocates of lifelong learning and the positive impacts it can have on quality of life and employment opportunities 
· Have a passion for the development of themselves and others
· Have the ability to meet the knowledge, skills and experience required of this fulfilling and rewarding opportunity
 · Are keen to meet the needs and aspirations of all learners, differentiating learning according to individual starting points and progress
 · Enjoy working collaboratively to ensure the best possible learning experience for all
 
To apply for this role please select the ‘Apply Now’ button. So we can shortlist as effectively and appropriately as possible please complete the ESCC job application form as fully as you can showing us how you meet ALL the Key Tasks and Essential Skills criteria outlined in the Job Role and Person Spec, drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests. Please note we do not accept CVs. 
 
Interviews will take place in a face to face setting at ACRES' House and will include a 45 minute micro-teach to a sample group of role playing learners. These are scheduled for the w/c 22 and 29 April 2024.
 
 
Being an Essential Skills Tutor is a privilege, offering the chance to have real impact on learners as they develop confidence, knowledge and skills and widen their opportunities. 
How often are you able to directly support someone to have such an impact? Within our small, supportive organisation you can do just that!
 
We offer paid, targeted one to one and small group mentoring to help you continually develop your teaching, learning and assessment practice.
 
''Teaching with ACRES has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my career. The opportunity to work with adults who have additional learning needs (Profound & Multiple Learning disabilities (PMLD)) has enabled significant Professional Development opportunities that have immediately made an impact on the lives of our learners. ACRES provide a safe, caring and supportive environment for both the students and the employees''. Essential Skills tutor
 
Further information:
This role is for tutors who will teach face-to-face at one of our venues in the Wealden area.
 
If you have any questions about the role, the application process or have any difficulties completing the application, please email acresrecruitment@acres.org.uk with your name and contact number if you would like us to call you.  One of our team will be in touch as soon as possible.

We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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