Tutor - employability

Milton Keynes
22400.00 - 22400.00 GBP Annual + GBP22400/annum To GBP22,400 plus benefits
16 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Inspiring people to realise their potential

Tutor - employability

To GBP22,400 plus benefits

Working in our Milton Keynes offices

learndirect is the UK's largest provider of skills, training and employment services. We've helped over 4 million people gain the skills they need for work, whether qualifications in everyday subjects like mathematics, English and IT, vocational qualifications and apprenticeships, or higher-level professional qualifications. We're one of the leading employment services providers, changing the lives of job seekers across the country by helping them get into work.

What will the role involve?

You will support our customers gain employability skills and enable their progression towards employment. You will deliver a combination of skills training, job focused programs, workshops, and supported job search.

Some of the main accountabilities will include:

Delivery of tailored programmes to enable customers to move closer to sustainable employment.
Differentiation of training delivery to ensure the learning needs of customers are met.
Work with the team of coaches and employers to develop sector focused programs leading where possible to guaranteed interviews and sustained job entries.
Carry out assessments on the job readiness and skills levels of customers to enable tailored training and support to be offered.
Deliver high quality differentiated training which meets Ofsted and audit requirements.
Deliver structured training programs and workshops designed to improve the employability skills of customers.
Assist customers in the preparation and updating of CVs and self-marketing material.
Coach and support customers through job search techniques.
Provide customers with impartial information, advice and guidance to help them make informed decisions about which option they may wish to undertake
Ensure customers records are maintained and kept up-to-date.
Ensure that contractual requirements are being met.
Achieve agreed individual and team targets in relation to starts, attendance, retention, appropriate and timely achievement and learner progression.
Liaise with referral bodies and other departments to assist in monitoring and processing of customer details and information.
Liaise with sub-contractor and delivery partners to ensure customers obtain the best possible opportunities and service.
Attend and assist in out of office hours marketing events as appropriate.
Contribute to the sharing of good practice and support continuous improvement
What skills, experience, and qualifications are we looking for?

Your application should be able to demonstrate:

Experience working in a teaching and learning environment
Experience running creative workshops, particularly those around job search, employability skills, career development and confidence building
Experience in the delivery and assessment of accredited qualifications in the field of employability, vocational training, and career development
Maths and English at Level 2 or above
A formal teaching qualification (PTTLS or equivalent)
An assessing qualification would be desirable (A1 or equivalent)
The ability to be vigilant, confident and competent in order to challenge learner views and extremist ideas.

What's in it for you?

We pride ourselves in the career training and development our colleagues receive, and we continuously strive to improve our ways of working. Everyone at learndirect plays a really important part in achieving our goals, so we think we can offer truly unique opportunities.

All colleagues enjoy a flexible benefits package that can be shaped according to individual needs. This includes holiday entitlement that starts at 25 days per year plus bank holidays (with the option of buying additional leave), pension and health care plans, childcare voucher and season ticket loan schemes; and a variety of other lifestyle discounts.

learndirect welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to diversity, recruiting to reflect the communities we serve, and our PREVENT duty