Access to HE Tutor – Biology
Location: Bude, Cornwall
Contract Type: Casual
Salary: £26,317 pro rata
We are seeking a Biology tutor to work as part of our Access to HE team. The course starts in September 2021 and is delivered over and academic year (34 weeks). We are seeking a tutor for 1 day per week to deliver at our Bude Adult Education Centre.
You need to be comfortable teaching all aspects of human biology in line with Health and Social Care/Social Science requirements at Level 3. You must be able to effectively plan and deliver (teach) high-quality learning opportunities to groups of adults and young people on our Access to HE Health and Social Care and Social Science Courses (Level 3), ensuring maximum retention of learners and achievement of qualifications/ learning goals. The tutor is required to plan, deliver and assess students' progress, track learning, monitor and encourage development and set targets.
Cornwall Adult Education is a major provider of learning opportunities for adults across Cornwall. It’s mission is to provide affordable part-time community based adult learning opportunities to assist adults to achieve their full potential. It aims to contribute to social inclusion, stimulate economic development, widen participation in learning and promote a culture of lifelong learning by providing a learning programme which enables adults in Cornwall to develop their skills, knowledge, judgement, interests and creativity, according to their particular needs. The Service is funded primarily by the Skills Funding Agency and is governed by a Board of Governors.
You should be competent in teaching and supporting at Level 3. Candidates should hold
• a Degree or substantial subject knowledge – qualification in subject specialism at least one level higher than the level teaching and
• a Teaching Qualification
• English and Maths qualifications at level 2
All Adult Education Tutor posts are offered on a casual basis and the commencement of the employment is subject to sufficient enrolments for the course to run.
Fairness and inclusion are at the heart of our vision for Cornwall. In order to best serve our communities, we are striving to achieve a diverse workforce that is inclusive of all backgrounds, cultures and identities; e.g. race, disability, sex, gender, age, religion and sexual orientation. We are an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer, and we will assess applicants on their merits.
Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and following safer recruitment principles to help make sure our staff and volunteers are suitable to work with children, young people and adults at risk. It’s a vital part of creating a safe and positive environment and making a commitment to keeping all service users safe from harm.
Whilst the location/work-base for this role has been specified, the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working means that the role may require you to also work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.
This position will be subject to a criminal record disclosure check.
Closing Date: 5th July 2021
Interview Date: w/c 12th July 2021