Personal Support Tutor

West Suffolk College
870.00 - 22943.00 GBP Annual + 00
04 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Personal Support Tutor - 37 hours per week -38weeks of the year -GBP20,870.64 - GBP22,943.16 pro rata depending on experience and qualifications.

An exciting opportunity has become available to join our expanding Personal Support team as a Personal Support Tutor. We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated candidate to help drive forward the department.

Not only does the position offer a very competitive salary range but also an attractive benefits package which is inclusive of a lucrative pension scheme, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, free training and also numerous money saving options with local organisations.

Working for one of the top 5% of colleges in the UK you will support the Personal Support team in driving forward on our journey to Ofsted Outstanding.

Role responsibilities

  • Providing information, advice and guidance (IAG) at open events
  • Facilitating initial assessment activities.
  • Participating in student induction and enrolment programmes.
  • Inspiring students to take ownership of their progress and development by encouraging them to lead the 1:1 tutorial.
  • Ensuring SMART targets are discussed, set, agreed and monitored.
  • Being familiar with and ensuring students are aware of progression opportunities.
  • Acting as first point of contact for students and their respective parents/guardians.
  • Monitoring and recording of students' attendance or punctuality issues.
  • Addressing low and medium level welfare issue and bullying issues and logging the information within the specified college systems.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Desirably qualified or working towards Level 4 qualification
  • Level 2 in Literacy, numeracy and IT
  • Experience of working with and supporting learners within an educational environment
  • A good understanding of SMART target setting, desirable.

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Equal Opportunities

In accordance with the Equality Act 2010 the college operates a policy of equality and diversity which protects employees, students and people who access the College's goods, services and facilities, from discrimination on the basis of 'protected characteristics' which include: age ,disability, gender, reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins.), religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.


The successful applicant will be required to complete and obtain a standard or enhanced disclosure check (role dependant) from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The cost of processing this will be GBP44 and you will be required to make payment online via the safeguarding website before your employment commences. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Scheme can be found at by speaking to a member of the Human Resources department.

Closing date: 10th January 2019

Interview date: 16th January 2019