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Employability Skills Tutor

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Bedford
  • Salary: £30.00 - £34.00 Year
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Bedford
  • £30.00 - £34.00 Year
  • Salary: £30.00 - £34.00 Year

Website S Knights Recruitment

Join a dynamic team as a Employability Skills Tutor and inspire adult learners on their journey to success. We are seeking individuals with occupational competency in a variety of introductory vocational fields, including Employability, Construction and Plumbing. Whether you specialise in one area or possess multiple expertise, we want to hear from you.

Our client are looking for an all-rounded expert in their industry who are a qualified teacher or are open to exploring an opportunity in teaching as they are happy to support you through the qualification if you are passionate in developing a career in the adult education world.

This will be a full time permanent role based in a prison therefore this position requires an Enhanced DBS check and security clearance. 


As a Vocational Tutor, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the educational experience of our adult learners. Your responsibilities will encompass:

Exceptional Instruction: Deliver high-quality instruction in introductory theory and practice to adult learners within a secure learning environment.

Curriculum Enhancement: Contribute to curriculum development, adapting it to meet the specific needs of our learners.

Holistic Development: Support the holistic development of learners by using real-world examples to enhance their skills in areas such as English, math, citizenship, and more.

Engaging Learning: Foster high participation and attendance rates through inspiring and engaging teaching sessions.

Record Keeping: Maintain accurate learner records and information.

Industry Insight: Utilise your industry knowledge to make subjects come alive for your learners.

Collaborative Solutions: Collaborate with key stakeholders to evaluate and develop solutions that ensure high learner satisfaction rates.

Confidentiality: Maintain strict confidentiality with respect to learner information.

Qualifications and Skills:

A teaching qualification such as PTLLS, AET, CTLLS or equivalent (desired)
If qualified – experience in both theoretical and practical vocational training or education.
An assessor qualification such as CAVA, TAQA, A1 (desirable but not mandatory).
Resilience and the ability to work independently.
A learner-centered approach with a commitment to achieving positive outcomes for individuals.
Strong organisational and reliability skills.
A qualification in plumbing or construction from level 2
Over 2 years experience working in the Construction or plumbing industry 
Adaptability and strong problem-solving abilities.
Proficiency in IT, including experience with MS packages and CRM systems.
A strong commitment to personal and professional development.
A team-oriented mindset, ready to support colleagues.
Values aligned with trust, honesty, integrity, and inclusivity, in line with our core principles.

S Knights Recruitment are a specialist Employability and Skills recruitment agency. We recruit for Colleges and Training Providers across the UK.

Job Title: Employability Skills Tutor
Reference number: SA4486
Position Type: Full-time
Location: On-site – Hemel Hampstead or Bedford
Salary: £30,000.00 – £34,000.00 per year


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