Apprenticeship Student Tutor

£20,671 per annum
09 Feb 2018
09 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an opportunity for a Apprenticeship Student Tutor to join the team based at our Chichester Campus on a full time basis working 37 hours per week. This is a temporary role covering maternity leave. You will receive a competitive salary of £20,671 per annum.

The Chichester College Group is the largest provider of further education in Sussex and is comprised of 3 Colleges: one at Chichester, one at Crawley and one at Brinsbury near Pulborough, which is land-based. Through our Colleges we educate and train around 25,000 full and part time students every year and provide teaching excellence to meet the future needs of the regions' employers.

As our Apprenticeship Student Tutor you will take an active role in the achievement of high individual student attendance and success rates, meeting or surpassing the relevant targets for each. You will understand the study needs, options and progression opportunities for post 16 learners, and have an ability to communicate with a diverse range of people. Coaching and mentoring skills are also essential.


The Apprenticeship Student Tutor duties and key responsibilities:


- Motivate each individual learner within a caseload and to monitor their progress against their learning goals.

- Encourage each student to engage personal evaluation, reflection and target setting, using value added to measure progression (where appropriate).

- Set, in partnership with individual students, course teams and other stakeholders (including, for example, employers, social care and parents) challenging SMART targets to support progression.

- Fully utilise College information systems to record, monitor and track learners within a cohort of tutees.

- Rigorously track and monitor the attendance of each student within a cohort of tutees across all elements of their programme (including Maths, English and ICT as appropriate) and, where necessary, take action to improve poor individual performance. This will/may include sustained liaison with the student and key stakeholders.

- Identify student needs and facilitate access to appropriate services to support achievement, such as additional support, careers advice and the enrichment programme.

- Deliver and facilitate group activities which support the development of personal employability/work readiness skills, knowledge and skills related to the College’s Core Values and British Values statement.

- Liaise with all involved in a student’s chosen programme of study (including teachers, course leaders and (Deputy) Heads of Learning) to address any concerns and support student success. Where appropriate support employers through site visits and engagement activity.

- Comply with the relevant administration procedures and adhere to set deadlines for example individual reviews, UCAS, references and/or new measures of success.

- Play a key role within the Student Journey supporting key aspects of College life as appropriate, such as induction and College events and activities.


Skills & Experience required of our Apprenticeship Student Tutor:

- Have knowledge of Apprenticeship Frameworks, Internships and Traineeships and Higher Education options.

- You should be Educated to Level 3 with Level 2 English and Maths

- Level 3 Coaching/Mentoring qualification or the willingness to work towards achievement

- Experience supporting students post 16 and delivering learning advice to students in a 1:1 or group


Benefits of working with Chichester College:


- Competitive salary and holiday benefits.

- All staff are eligible to join the Local Government or Teachers’ final salary pension schemes.

- Opportunities for career and professional development.

- Recognition schemes including Star Team and Chairman’s Award.

- Occupational maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption benefits.

- Through Sodexho, the College has a Childcare Voucher Scheme.

- Cycle to work scheme.

- Gym membership is available at a discounted price for staff.

- Discounted rates for the College’s Hair and Beauty salon and access to the training restaurant for lunches and dinners with exciting menus.


Closing date:  15 February 2018

Interview date: 1 March 2018

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Apprenticeship Student Tutor, then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which may include a check of the barred lists and any relevant overseas checks.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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