Lead Course Tutor (Avalon Project)
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The Avalon Project sits within Camden’s Integrated Youth Support Service (IYSS) Participation and Progression team. The Avalon Project is an off-road motorcycle training and alternative education center providing expert tuition and support for young people. We support our young people to achieve their best, gain essential skills and qualifications all while participating in engaging and stimulating activities.
We work with young people from 11-19 year olds (up to 25 years old for young people with SEND/EBD) in Camden and surrounding boroughs. The Avalon Project works with schools and other agencies to deliver off timetable education to young people. We provide a work based learning scheme to students who may struggle with academic subjects or the formal school environment. We reward engagement and effort with regular enrichment activities such as dirt biking and camping.
The post will be principally based at the project site in Euston where the sessions are run. This post will deliver alternative education programmes and open access activities that create positive outcomes and improved wellbeing for our members. The Avalon Project is a fast developing service and you will work with the project manager and assist in the continued development of the service. You will work directly with young people delivering our sessions as well as multiple agencies within the LB of Camden.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
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To be considered for this exciting post the successful candidate should be enthusiastic and knowledgeable about motorcycles, off-road motor biking and working with young people. You must have experience of working with young people within an education or youth work setting, as well as an in depth knowledge of accredited learning processes preferably BTEC.
You must be competent in accredited learning admin including writing lesson plans, schemes of work and assessment planning schedules. You will need to be confident teaching challenging groups and in creating learner teaching resources, It would be an advantage to be a licensed ACU motorcycle coach or hold a teaching qualification or a qualification in vehicle mechanics.
We are particularly interested in someone who is competent in at least one of the following disciplines; Mechanical Maintenance, automotive repair, Electrical Maintenance, Welding, multi skills construction and have a willingness to achieve a teaching/training qualification. No previous teaching qualifications essential but would be an advantage. You must have extensive experience in alternative education especially working with SEND and EDB learners.
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