Lead Tutor – English
Lead Tutor – English
Location: Leicester Adult Education College
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £24260 – £29120
Job reference: 2320
Hours: Full Time
Closing date: 7th February 2021
About the job
Are you an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional who would like to provide a quality learning experience to our adult learners?
Leicester Adult Skills and Learning Service offers a large and diverse programme of educational qualification courses, as well as extensive community-based provision. We have a diverse, enthusiastic learning community, taught and supported by well qualified, dedicated staff.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated tutor for our English programme – which currently includes Pre-Entry, Ascentis Progression Awards, Functional Skills and GCSE. As a skilled, experienced and passionate teacher, you’ll work with the Curriculum Coordinator to lead in the development, implementation and monitoring of this programme area. This exciting role will be responsible for ensuring the service meets its commitment to Leicester residents to enable them to gain the qualifications and skills they need to progress in their daily lives.
You must to able to work in a variety of settings across the city and to regularly travel to these venues, including in the evenings.
As a confident Lead Tutor with excellent leadership skills, you’ll advise, motivate and support a team of tutors to deliver a high quality and effective programme of learning. You’ll ensure strategies to improve learner achievement and progression are in place and that an ethos of continuous improvement is adopted to work towards the service aspiration for becoming an outstanding learning provider. With a modern and inspirational approach to teaching English in the classroom, you’ll develop engaging and effective learning and assessment tools and practice. There is also the expectation that you’ll be able to use Information Learning Technology in and out of the classroom to develop creative learning resources and incorporate in your delivery.
What you’ll need
With experience of teaching in the relevant subject area, modelling excellent practice and with a demonstratable record of innovation and have a good understanding of quality standards and the ability to implement strategies for continuous improvement. You’ll also have the appropriate qualifications, which include:
- Level 5 generic teaching qualification
- Level 5 English subject specialism or a willingness to work towards it
- A-Level English, or the equivalent advanced level skills
- Level 2 Maths qualification, as a minimum
- Level 2 IT qualification or willingness to work towards it
Alongside these qualifications experience of observation of teaching, learning and assessment practice is desirable. Using your excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills, you’ll work closely with the Curriculum Coordinator to motivate and support tutors to deliver outstanding lessons.
If the above sounds like you then we would like to hear from you.
Please complete our online application form, referring to the attached person specification and ensuring you tell us about your experience and knowledge of adult teaching. To have the best chance of being short listed please answer each section in full.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Chris Wild on 0116 4546926 or email email@example.com
You will be expected to maintain a 200-hour teaching commitment in an academic year.
Appointment will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check
Please read any attached documents before applying for this job