Lead Tutor, Literacy - Family Learning - Surrey Wide - Part Time

£12,910.5 GBP per Year
21 Sep 2018
29 Oct 2018
Part Time
Contract Type

Job Details

£12,910.50 per annum pro rata to £25,821 for working 18 hours per week, based at the Camberley Adult Learning Centre, 10 France Hill Drive, Camberley, GU15 3QB, but with regular countywide travel for teaching. This is a permanent contract for 52 weeks a year, 18 hours a week, but other work patterns will be considered.

You will therefore need to have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle. Our current mileage rate is 45 pence per mile.

Travel to some teaching assignments can be arranged directly from home.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave for full time staff or pro rata for part time staff, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Surrey County Council 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.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the Role

This job is for you if you want to make a difference to the lives of others.

You would be:

  • Actively helping parents support their children's skills

  • Creating and designing responsive teaching programmes
  • Enthusiastically promoting learning to families

We are seeking a creative, inspirational tutor to teach literacy as part of our Family Learning suite of programmes.  As a lead tutor you will develop the curriculum area, design, plan and deliver high quality courses. You would join a supportive team who work closely together to improve life chances of both parents and their children.

Family Learning is an integral part of the Surrey Adult Learning Service (Ofsted Good 2016) which offers a broad range of learning opportunities to meet both local needs and government priorities.

Working in close partnership with schools & children’s centres these courses are specifically designed to help parents improve their own skills whilst learning how to support their children.  Some courses are joint (parent and child) but every course links to the child’s development and this role would require making links to the child’s Literacy curriculum.  

In order to be shortlisted for interview your CV and covering letter will clearly evidence that you:

* Have a level 3 or higher subject qualification in English/Literacy and a relevant teaching qualification 

* Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

* Have a strong commitment to inspire and motivate learners to overcome barriers and achieve their full potential

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

* Plan and deliver courses for diverse groups in a safe and inclusive environment 

* Have a flexible approach to embed literacy using creative skills e.g. arts and crafts and making games

For more information please find attached to this advert a full job profile.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion, please feel free to contact Cheryl Brown Curriculum Manager, Family Learning, on 01932 794539 or by email  cheryl.brown@surreycc.gov.uk 

Additional Information

The job advert closes at midnight on 29th October 2018.

Interviews will take place week commencing 12th and 19th November 2018, by arrangement. 

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