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Adult Tutor - English

Location: Leicester Adult Education College

Job type: Permanent

Job reference: 2325

Hours: Part Time

Closing date: 7th February 2021

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About the job

Leicester Adult Skills and Learning Service (LASALS) offers a large and varied programme of educational 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 looking for suitably qualified and experienced tutors for our English Functional Skills and Ascentis Progression Awards courses to join our highly successful English and Maths teaching team.

You must to able to work in a variety of adult learning settings across the city and to regularly travel to these venues, including in the evenings.

Your role

As an adult tutor, you will ensure that teaching reflects current good practice and meets the demands of LASALS quality assurance and awarding body expectations. By selecting resources appropriate to learners and outcomes, you will ensure that learners receive a positive experience and achieve their full potential in their learning journey. In addition, you will evaluate and provide continuous development to your teaching practice and have in place strategies that ensure maximum attendance, retention and achievement.

What you'll need

As well as having excellent communication, interpersonal and administrative skills, you will have the appropriate qualifications, which include:

  • Generic teaching qualification at Level 4

  • Maths qualification at Level 2

  • Level 2 IT qualification, or willingness to work towards it

  • Level 5 English subject specialism, or willingness to work towards it

Alongside these qualifications you will have experience of teaching English Functional Skills to adults aged 18 years and above, from diverse groups. You should be able to demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm for delivering quality learning experiences, identifying individual learning needs, designing and planning effective and engaging lessons. In addition, you will be able to confidently use relevant Information Learning Technology in and outside the classroom e.g. Google Classroom, Google Meet and other applications.

To apply

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

Please complete our online application form, referring to the attached person specification and ensuring you tell us about your experience and knowledge of adult teaching. To have the best chance of being short listed please answer each section in full.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Chris Wild on 0116 4546926 or email

Additional information

An enhanced DBS check will be carried out if successful.

£24.50 - £27.30 per hour

Hours of work are between 2.5 and 10 hours per week.

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