Peripatetic GCSE Tutor English

£20-30K per year
05 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
We are looking for an enthusiastic Peripatetic GCSE English Tutor to work at/cover our Derby, Burton, Chesterfield and Leicester centres. You will be helping people to improve their lives. We provide great training, opportunities for progression, not to mention great job satisfaction. Job Outline and Purpose To work out of multiple centres to deliver GCSE English qualifications· To deliver engaging and effective training sessions to groups Contribute towards ensuring excellent student attendance & retention To safeguard the welfare of all students, preventing radicalisation and promoting British Values Key Responsibilities and Tasks Training To deliver excellent engaging, effective and innovative group training sessions to students To plan and deliver training that covers the curriculum and standards for GCSE qualifications and builds on students' skills/knowledge gaps To develop, support and mentor tutors to develop their literacy teaching. To share best practice with other GCSE tutors. Assessment To conduct and use initial assessment effectively and set students appropriate, but challenging, targets & goals. To plan and deliver excellent teaching, learning and assessment that meets criteria and standards for GCSE qualifications and builds on students' skills/knowledge gaps To assess readiness for GCSE exams and predict grades Invigilate exams and mark functional skills exam papers as appropriate Attendance/Retention Ensure that student attendance and retention targets are met, with absences robustly followed up Administration To complete all required documentation in accordance with laid down procedures to meet both contractual and internal requirements Targets To achieve targets to meet contractual/blueprint obligations Person Specification Essential Qualifications Level 3 English Level 4 Teaching qualification (min) Abilities To deliver effective training sessions to groups Excellent communicator To persuade & influence others and deal with conflict/challenging behaviour To build rapport with target group and retain their attention during training sessions To work well under pressure To work to targets & deadlines Highly motivated Innovative & solution focused To remain positive, with a bubbly, engaging personality Excellent organisation skills Competent in use of IT To meet targets and provide a quality service to all stakeholders Experience Of delivering GCSEs and achieving excellent outcomes Start within 6 months Qualifications Level 5 teaching qualification Other Information The purpose of the role is to provide support to centres. The role will involve the post-holder spending one day at each of the centres, spending half a day delivering and half a day marking/mapping/supporting other Tutors. If required, Travel to one of these centres could be for several weeks and flexibility is required. This role profile is intended to provide a guide to the main duties and responsibilities involved in the post at the date it was drawn up. It does not provide an exhaustive list and should be used in conjunction with the duties and responsibilities information for the role. Juniper changes to meet demands of customers and stakeholders, therefore duties within job roles are also subject to change from time-to-time. This role profile will be regularly reviewed and updated, and staff are expected to employ a flexible approach to their work to adapt to these changes. Changes made will be within the scope and grading of the post and are a common occurrence. All staff are expected to; demonstrate and uphold Junipers values at all times demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students conform to Junipers health & safety policy, promoting a safe environment for all conform to Junipers equality & diversity policy, championing/promoting improvements contribute to continual improvement be appropriately qualified attend and participate in training events/days to continually build CPD The welfare of our students is paramount and the successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check. Please apply online to be considered for this vacancy. The closing date for this vacancy is Friday 14th July 2017. Potential first stage interviews for this vacancy will be held week commencing 17th July 2017.