Tutor – Psychology/Sociology

Recruiter
Essex County Council
Location
Witham
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tutor - Psychology/Sociology

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £20,874 - £24,210 FTE (£10,437 - £12,105 pro rata)
Working Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Location: Adult Community Learning Witham

Interviews are likely to take place on the week commencing 26th February 2018.

The Role:

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.
The role is to deliver high quality teaching to meet the requirements of the Access to HE Psychology/Sociology curriculum.

Job Purpose Summary:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* Subject specific qualification or proven expertise in Psychology/Sociology
* Teaching / training experience
* 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
* Minimum of Level 2 in English and maths

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please visit: https://(url removed)/dbs-update-service

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.

As part of employment with Essex County Council should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS Update Service.

Essex County Council are proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees.

This includes:

* A teacher pension scheme
* Interest free bus & rail season ticket loans, from £100 - £5,000 as well as pool bikes & a car sharing scheme
* Childcare voucher scheme
* Excellent opportunities for personal & professional development through our specialist L&D teams
* Extensive induction programmes
* At least 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holiday days (rising to 29 days dependant on grade & length of service)
* Continued service benefits
* Staff discounts in gyms / travel agents / car sales / restaurants & days out

Working for Essex welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Working for Essex is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us

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