Adult and Family Learning Specialist Tutor

Tipton College, Alexandra Road Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 7NR
Band E, SCP 18-25 (£24,982 - £29,577 per annum) (£12.95 - £15.33 per hour)
09 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
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This position is on a fixed term contract basis until 31 July 2021.

Sandwell Adult and Family Learning Service are recruiting a full-time adult specialist tutor in ICT/digital skills to join our existing team of good and outstanding staff.

The specialist teaching role is essential to meet the changing demands of our diverse community. You will need excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and a commitment to drive up the quality of the digital skills curricula to support the reforms within the digital skills entitlement.

You will demonstrate the ability to develop and deliver subject content that is both classroom-based and using online platforms, including support strategies for learners undertaking blended learning.

It is desirable that you have experience of delivering courses such as award and certificates in digital skills at entry level 3 through to level 2 via online platforms.

You will be required to work some evenings and Saturdays at various points of the year e.g. during October when we take part in the national Family Learning Festival. Close team work within all curriculum areas including Maths, will be critical to the posts, as well as supporting within community learning to embed digital skills across a wide range of subjects.

Holding a minimum level 4 teaching qualification, in the desired subject specialist qualification at least at level 3 (experience may allow for some flexibility) and English/Maths at least at functional skills level 2 or equivalent. We particularly welcome applications from adult tutors that have recent experience of working within other adult community learning organisations.

You will be expected to deliver and assess within your specialist area including, digital skills within the digital entitlement curriculum offer and community-based learning to adults and families from entry level through to level 2; teaching 7 classes per week.

You will need to evidence your adult teaching hours for the past academic year, which must exceed 400 and hold an observation grade of good or outstanding. Knowledge of Ofsted, SAR, moderation, standardisation and RARPA would be a distinct advantage.

Sandwell Adult and Family Learning Service has 3 main learning centres across Sandwell and the successful applicants will be based mainly at our Tipton centre. You will be required to travel between centres daily and travelling expenses can be claimed according to the SMBC approved mileage scheme.

We offer a competitive package that includes development in the role, generous annual leave entitlement and in addition we have an excellent employee benefit offering that includes health and well-being, car and cycling schemes, discounts on high street stores to name a few.

Successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS for this role.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Closing Date

6 November 2020


37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

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