Job Ref No. ECC0-500S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Unqualified up to £32,079 qualified up to £35,004
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 08/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 15/05/2024  

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Employability Tutor

Employability, Innovation & Skills Academy

Salary: Qualified* up to £35,004 Unqualified up to £32,079 per annum

Location: Harlow (with significant travel across Southern and Eastern England)

Full time - Permanent

Would you like to deliver short pre-employment courses to adult learners covering different sectors, whilst improving their pre-employment skills to help them back into long-term employment?

The Employability, Innovation and Skills Academy deliver a wide range of short employability courses that are aimed at helping unemployed people gain the knowledge and skills to progress into long term employment. We work closely with the Job Centre Plus and other partners to run courses that are tailored to the current labour market. These can range from development of core skills such as CV writing, interview skills and communication skills to vocational courses such as construction and security that provide practical skills and knowledge to apply for licences to work in the industry.

Harlow College is currently looking for a dynamic, organised and inspirational tutor to support adult learners with their employability skills and their progression into employment. You will be required to deliver a range of employability skills tailored to learners that require general skill development as well learners who aspire to work within specific industries. These courses are delivered across different locations in the south and east of England as well as virtually. The successful candidate will be required to have a flexible approach to working, as the role requires significant travel across Eastern and Southern England.

What we are looking for

  • Level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English
  • A level 3 teaching qualification (or a willingness to obtain one) - We can provide teacher training to the successful candidate once the probation period has been successfully completed
  • Good level of IT skills
  • A can-do approach
  • Ideally have experience of delivering employability skills training
  • Ideally have experience of working with adult learners
  • You should ideally have your own vehicle for travelling

What we can offer

The successful candidate can expect the College to fund any training required for the role, investment in their professional development, opportunities to further your career as well as an excellent benefits package including 42 days annual leave plus bank holidays and an excellent Pension Scheme (Teachers' Pension Scheme)

Still unsure if this is the right role for you?

If you would like to pop in or have an informal discussion to find out more, please contact Emma Pirie-Stockton on 01279 868222 for an informal discussion.

To apply

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Closing date for applications Wednesday 8th May 2024 (by 12pm) with interviews planned for Wednesday 15th May 2024.

This vacancy may close early dependant on the volume of applications received, we therefore encourage you to apply ASAP.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Previous unsuccessful candidates within the last 6 months who have applied for this post, need not apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

*qualified = level 3teaching qualification

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Louise McFarland
Velizy Avenue, Harlow
Essex, CM20 3EZ
Telephone: 01279 868 033

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