Adult Tutor - Counselling

Leicester Adult Education College

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 28th January 2020

Job Reference: LCC00903

Hours: Part Time

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Job purpose

Leicester Adult Skills and Learning Service offer a large and diverse programme of further education qualification courses as well as extensive community-based provision. We have a diverse, enthusiastic student community, taught and supported by well qualified, dedicated staff.


We are currently looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced tutor to deliver Counselling qualifications at Level 2 and above. Ideally a practitioner, you should have experience of teaching to at least Level 2, but experience of teaching to a higher level would be beneficial.


You will work in a variety of settings across the City, having the necessary ability to ensure that learners receive a positive experience and achieve their full potential in their learning journey.

Your role

As an Adult Tutor, you will ensure that teaching reflects current good practice and that assessment is sufficient to meet the demands of quality assurance and awarding body expectations. You will evaluate and provide continuous improvement to your teaching practice and have in place strategies that ensure maximum attendance, retention and achievement.

What you will need

In addition to excellent communication, interpersonal and administrative skills, you will have the appropriate qualifications, which include: an adult teaching qualification at level 4 with experience of teaching adults aged 16 years and above, as well as a level 4 Counselling qualification and English at level 2. You will have commitment and enthusiasm for delivering quality learning experiences to people living and working in Leicester City, as well as the ability to identify individual learning needs, design and plan lessons accordingly.

Additional information

If you are an enthusiastic, highly motivated professional and want to provide a quality learning experience to our Adult Learners, then we would love to hear from you.


The hourly rate is £23.78 - £26.76 per hour, depending on experience.


The hours of work are 2.5 to 10 per week.


This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


Please complete our online application form, referring to the attached person specification and ensuring you tell us about your experience and knowledge where this is being measured by application form.


Should you wish to attach a CV please ensure this is tailored to the job requirements which will give you the best chance of being shortlisted.


For an informal discussion please contact David Moore on 0116 454 2090


Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our preferred method of contact.

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.

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Related documents

Please read any attached documents before applying for this job

Person_Specification.pdf
Subject_Specific_Skills_and_Qualifications.pdf

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