TUTOR JOB DESCRIPTION
Purpose of the job:
- To teach on College courses as agreed with your Line Manager.
- To contribute to curriculum development in your subject.
- To be responsible for Quality Assurance of your teaching and/or other duties.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
To plan, prepare, deliver and evaluate a course(s) of learning for learners as set out in the contract of employment to the agreed number of hours and weeks.
To provide detailed syllabus/course outline information and an initial scheme of work for each course before commencement and update/maintain them as part of the course documentation files.
To prepare appropriate plans and learning materials for each session, to make them available for monitoring or lesson observation visits and to maintain them as part of the course documentation files.
To give subject specialist information, advice and support to learners as part of teaching duties, including providing learners with advice on progression, either within this College or at another establishment.
To monitor, mark and assess learners' work and progress and maintain such records as appropriate and to prepare learners for exams and accreditation. To aim to return work within 10 days as appropriate.
To keep learners' records as required by the College, including initial assessment and Learning Agreements records; Individual Learning Plans and progress records; exit info for learners leaving a course, wherever possible.
Qualifications in the subject specialism (to at least Level 4 equivalence), or an in-depth knowledge and substantial experience in the subject area as specified in the job description
Teaching qualification appropriate for working in Post 16 Sector, and/or willingness to undergo further training.
Experience of teaching/training or working with groups of students in appropriate field.
An understanding of the principles underpinning teaching students, i.e. planning, delivery, assessment and evaluation of learning.
An awareness of different learning strategies and teaching methods suitable for teaching a diverse range of abilities.
Effective oral and written communication, numeracy and interpersonal qualifications & skills to communicate effectively with staff and learners alike (to at least Level 2 and/or willingness to acquire appropriate equivalent qualification).
A commitment and ability to comply with Equality & Diversity, Health & Safety policies, etc.
* PTTLS would be considered an advantage for an applicant without a formal qualification, but all staff who are not formally qualified in teacher training will be required to undertake at least DTTLS within the first 2 years of appointment.
FULL VETTING will be required