Progress & Performance Tutor

MidKent College

  • £27,825 - £33,527 / year
  • Kent / South East
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
Posted 7 days ago
The successful candidate will enthuse, motivate and engage students in the delivery of PSHE tutorials aimed at supporting students to understand the challenges and opportunities that young people face growing up in modern Britain. 
You will take responsibility for students’ journey by facilitating the development of the skills needed by autonomous students to assist with progression into employment and/or Higher Education, undertaking safeguarding duties, monitoring student progress, assisting them in accessing student services across the College and delivering high quality learning and tutorials, in order to maximise individual attainment. 


Main Responsibilities and Duties

The following is an indication of the type and level of the main priorities expected of this role as directed by your line manager and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties or tasks:
1.    Teach and promote the skills needed by autonomous students to progress into employment and/or Higher Education, facilitating and encouraging the students’ personal and academic growth and progression through planned target setting in 1:1 tutorials using on-line software/ resources. This will include delivering group tutorials to enable the students to gain employability skills and ensure they are work ready.

2.    Work alongside the safeguarding team, meeting 1-1 with students in your designated curriculum areas, dealing with welfare and safeguarding issues on a daily basis, making appropriate notes and records as required, referring cases to internal support as appropriate e.g. student counsellors, safeguarding and welfare team, finance team, ALS and careers team etc., ensuring 100% compliance with safeguarding and child protection legislation, college policy and working practices.

3.    Monitor students’ progress, supporting their academic performance and developing soft skills, assisting with UCAS applications as required, maintaining an overview of student’s holistic performance e.g. attendance, preparation and submitting work, and any other relevant issues which may hinder student journey.

4.    Provide a forum for academic discussion, encouraging development through volunteering, citizenship and participation in the Student Voice.

5.    Assist students in developing knowledge of the College, providing students with information on how to access all forms of available support within the College, including careers, financial and welfare support.

6.    Deliver learning using relevant technologies, assessing and providing feedback to students to the required standards, acting as a reference point for additional individual support, continuously developing tutorials to ensure they are engaging and meet students’ needs of the students.

7.   Maintain excellent communication with students, college staff and parents / carers using varied means including ProMonitor.

Liaise and network with internal college departments with Head of Departments and relevant staff. This will include participating in and contributing to College marketing activities such as external events, open days and visits. 

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

You will have minimum level 3 academic or vocational qualification and 5 GCSE passes including English and Maths. 
You will have experience of teaching/working with a wide range of students with varying needs and abilities, experience of recognising and dealing with student Welfare needs and knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office Applications. 

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