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English Tutor - Functional Skills


  • £34000 per annum
  • Hammersmith & Fulham, Greater London
  • Posted: 02/07/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 176ETFS0624

Job Details

Job Advert: Functional Skills English Lecturer
Department:Adult Learning and Skills Service

Role Description
We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Functional Skills English Lecturer to join our Adult Learning and Skills Service team. This role involves planning, delivering, assessing, and evaluating classroom activities to maximise learners' achievement and success.

About the Role
Teaching and Classroom Duties:
1. Deliver an agreed programme of study using a variety of approaches to maximise learners’ achievement and success.
2. Negotiate and agree learning outcomes, then monitor, assess, review, and record learners' progress and achievement.
3. Provide appropriate pre-course, on-course information, advice, and assessment to support learners' progress and identify potential next steps.
4. Ensure learners are correctly enrolled and report their attendance, progress, and achievement.
5. Ensure compliance with service policies for any approved visitors present in the classroom or service buildings.

Other Duties:
1. Prepare and assess work required for learners to successfully complete their learning programme.
2. Provide necessary information or reports for students to be entered for exams or other forms of accreditation or assessment.
3. Design and develop courses and programmes in line with the service’s agreed objectives and priorities.
4. Provide written information on courses and programmes for dissemination to other interested parties as required.
5. Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of pertinent professional developments and participate in the service’s CPD programme.
6. Attend and contribute to team and service meetings as required.
7. Contribute to service-wide initiatives, developments, and events.
8. Participate in the annual professional cover duty rota.
9. Actively contribute to agreed Quality Improvement strategies and plans, including the annual self-assessment cycle, to improve the success and achievements of the service.
10. Promote and work within the Council’s policies on Equal Opportunities, challenging discrimination and disadvantage in all areas of racism, sexism, disability, and sexual orientation.
11. Adhere to the Service and Council's policies and procedures, including health and safety, data protection, and financial regulations, and raise any concerns with an appropriate manager.
12. Ensure actions and decisions align with the Council’s declaration of a climate and ecological emergency.

About You
Qualifications and Training:
Essential:
- Teaching Qualification (Level 3) and a commitment to achieve a Level 4 qualification.
- Evidence of professional development and continuous updating of skills and knowledge.

Desirable:
- Degree or equivalent higher-level qualification relevant to the programme area.
- Assessor/Verification Qualification.
- First Aid Qualification.

Experience:
Essential:
- Successful adult teaching experience.
- Experience working with adults of different abilities and motivations.

Desirable:
- Experience contributing to curriculum development.
- Experience working within an OFSTED Inspection framework.
- Experience managing and supporting staff.

Knowledge and Awareness:
Essential:
- Knowledge and awareness of the variety of contexts in which adults learn and the factors that enable them to achieve successful outcomes.

Desirable:
- Awareness of the learning and skills needs of local adults.

Skills and Abilities:
Essential:
- Knowledge of ICT and its application to teaching and learning.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Understanding of equality of opportunity and a personal commitment to ensuring all learners are supported to successfully achieve.
- Effective timekeeping and ability to fulfil the administrative duties of the post.
- Commitment to continuous improvement in line with the service’s mission.

Special Requirements:
Essential:
- Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.
- DBS check or willingness to obtain one prior to commencing post.
- Member or eligibility for membership of the Institute for Learning (IfL).

If you are passionate about teaching and eager to contribute to adult learning, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join us in making a significant difference in the lives of our learners.


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