ESOL Tutor

England, Essex, Colchester
Up to £26801 per annum
18 Jun 2021
16 Jul 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Part Time

ESOL Tutor

Permanent, Part Time

Up to £26,801 per annum (Full Time Equivalent)

Location: Colchester

Closing Date: 4th July 2021

Please note this is an as and when position. Hours will be discussed in more detail at the interview. For this role we are looking for a tutor who can teach across our Colchester and Clacton campuses and willing to travel to other ACL locations if required.

This role is part of Adult Community Learning (ACL), the largest provider of adult learning in Essex, offering a wide range of courses and qualifications.

ACL are seeking to recruit a tutor to deliver an ESOL tutor who is confident delivering courses which will focus on improving basic Digital Skills for ESOL learners. This role will also be responsible for assessing the digital skills of ESOL learners, on an as and when basis (subject to curriculum needs). You will be required to design, plan, deliver and evaluate high quality learning opportunities and experiences for learners in response to their identified needs.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

· Motivate and inspire learners to promote achievement and develop their skills to enable progression

· Plan and deliver effective learning programmes for diverse groups or individuals in a safe and inclusive environment, following ACL safeguarding procedures

· Promote the benefits of technology and support learners in its use

· Address the mathematics and English needs of learners and work creatively to overcome individual barriers to learning

· Enable learners to share responsibility for their own learning and assessment, setting goals that stretch and challenge

· Apply appropriate and fair methods of assessment and provide constructive and timely feedback to support progression and achievement

· Maintain and update your teaching / training expertise, vocational competence and digital skills

· Contribute to organisational development and quality improvement through collaboration with others

· To initially assess learners' starting points and monitor their progress, set challenging tasks and objectives, and build on and extend learning for all learners.

· To support learners to develop personal, social and employability skills in order for them to progress into further learning or jobs that meet local and national needs.

Knowledge, skills and experience

* Subject specific qualification or proven expertise in subject

* Teaching / training experience

* PTLS/DTLLS/PGCE or subject specialism equivalent.

* Minimum Level 3 English and have very good ICT skills.

* Experience in delivering English including employability based subjects to adults.

* Experience of supporting individuals to achieve accreditation and have a good knowledge of RARPA processes.

* Nationally recognised teaching qualification (or be prepared to work towards achieving threshold qualifications within the first year of service e.g City and Guilds Award in Education and Training

* Competent user of ICT

* Ability to inspire, motivate and raise aspirations of learners through your enthusiasm and knowledge

* Good understanding of social and cultural diversity, equality of opportunity and inclusion and safeguarding

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Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. For more information please use the following link:

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

If you have queries on this role or require anything further, please email or call us on 0333 013 5888. Lines are open Monday to Friday between 08:30 - 16:30.