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Casual Adult Learning Tutor (Vocational) - MID03929

Midlothian Council
Closing date
18 Sep 2021

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Job Description

We are looking for experienced, dynamic and knowledgeable tutors, in a range of subject areas to tutor as part of the Communitiues, Lifelong Learning & Employability (CLLE) Adult Learning Programme.

Specialised tutors will be expected to deliver a range of both dedicated and embedded Literacy, Numeracy, ESOL & IT activities, learning opportunities and certificated programmes to adults & young people that experience multiple barriers to employment and progression. Tutoring Contracts will typically be for around 2 hours a week although there is the opportunity to deliver more than one course or session.

Essential Experience
You would typically be educated to Diploma or Degree level or hold a recognised tutor training qualification such as the ITALL, SALL, CELTA or an equivalent. It is essential that you have experience of both engaging with and tutoring adults either in a Literacy, Numeracy, ESOL, Core Skills or IT group, delivering accredited courses, planning and evaluating learning programmes and good interpersonal skills. Applicants should have experience of working with people with additional learning and support needs plus have awareness of appropriate strategies for dealing with challenging behaviours as many of the people we work with experience multiple barriers to both learning and progression.

In order to deliver Elementary Food Hygiene the post-holder would be expected to be registered with REHIS and affiliated to a REHIS Training Centre.

In order to tutor Mathematics and English the post-holder would be expected to be able to deliver up to National 5 Level.

Desirable Experience

Knowledge of strategies for coping with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties plus awareness of employability skills and SQA assessor/verifier qualifications are also desirable.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 19th September 2021
INTERVIEW DATE: Monday 27th September 2021

Position Title: Casual Adult Learning Tutor (Vocational)
Directorate: Education Communities and Economy
Location: Various
Contract Status: Casual
Hours of Work: Various
Working Pattern: Various
Weeks per year: 39

Based on this position being Casual you will be on £18.85 per hour.
Regulated Work with Adults

This post is considered Regulated Work with Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with adults.

Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Adults. You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you.

For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit
The Individual
If you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing attached documentation, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team, stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.
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