Student Tutor

Location
Chichester
Salary
£20,671 - £22,591 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2018
Closes
09 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have an opportunity for a Student Tutor to join the team based at our Chichester and Brinsbury Campuses on a full time, permanent basis. Working 37 hours per week. You will receive a competitive salary of £20,671 - £22,591 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 Student Tutor you will provide pastoral and academic support to our full time learners. You will have experience of supporting and motivating young people to achieve their full potential in an educational setting.

The Student Tutor Assistant 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 Group’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 through the Student Referral Process must be put in place in liaison with Achievement Champions.

Skills & Experience required of our Student Tutor:

- Experience of supporting students aged 16-19

- Have an understanding of their support needs

- Highly motivated and have the ability to work under pressure

- Experience of target setting, working to tight deadlines and have proven time management and organisational skills

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: 28 February 2018

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our 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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