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Essential Skill Tutor, Torfaen Principal Area

  • Location: Torfaen Principal Area
  • Salary: £24500 - 27000 per annum
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Permanent
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Job Description

Job Description

Title: Essential Skills Tutor

Area: Cwmbran, Newport , Blaenau Gwent

Salary: £24,500 – £27,000

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for providing literacy, numeracy and digital literacy support to learners within workshop or one to one settings at Traineeship premises
  • Response for ensuring learners timely achievement of their Essential Skills qualifications
  • Responsible for registering, arranging, conducting and invigilating controlled tasks with learners undertaking their Essential Skills Qualification in line with award body requirements
  • Responsible for carrying out all organisational and administrative work, preparation and marking associated with teaching and assessment responsibilities
  • Accountable for attending and actively participating in standardisation meetings and CPD events
  • Accountable for supporting and fully engaging learners in their qualification
  • Responsible for maintaining quality standards as defined by internal and external quality assurers
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate, up to date records of all assessment activities
  • Accountable for ensuring positive outcomes are evidenced
  • Monitor and ensure the timely completion and accuracy of all learner documentation required to reflect a true and accurate record of the learning route and progress
  • Covering a regional area, travelling to visit learners at various learning centres
  • Responsible for contributing to the planning, monitoring and achievement of agreed performance targets
  • Responsible for continuously developing learning materials and resources to support delivery requirements
  • Accountable for liaising with team members in the development and delivery of qualifications
  • Maintaining positive working relationships with learners and colleagues
  • Reporting learner safeguarding disclosures, as required, updating My Concern in a timely manner and complying with the Company’s safeguarding policies and procedures


  • To ensure security of company assets
  • To comply with all company policies and procedures
  • To comply with the companies safeguarding policy & procedure
  • To comply with Equal Opportunities Legislation and be proactive in challenging prejudice, discrimination and stereotyping
  • To implement in full the Company’s quality policies and procedures
  • To consult the Company Health and Safety Policy with regards to their specific responsibilities as described in the general arrangements section
  • To give consideration to their actions at work as to how they may affect the safety of Learners, clients and visitors to Company premises
  • Support organisations core values
  • Co-operate with all staff to achieve a healthy and safe workplace and reporting any risks identified, at the company’s or others premises, to the designated Health and Safety Officer.
  • Other duties that may be identified from time to time by the Company.
  • Attend relevant training / personal development programmes.

Person Specification



Experience & Qualifications

· Experience of Work Based Learning and Award Body practices

· Experience of delivering Essential Skills Qualifications up to Level 2

· Full driving licence with use of own vehicle

· Qualified Assessor qualification or with the potential and willingness to work towards

· City & Guilds 9300 Level 2 in supporting Adults and Young People in Essential Skills

· L3 Essential Skills Practitioner Certificate


· Excellent communication skills

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Excellent organisational skills

· Literacy and numeracy skills

· Excellent administrative skills

· Ability to work to targets and deadlines

· Ability to work effectively within a team

· Welsh speaker


· Knowledge of ESW requirements.

· Knowledge of training industry

· IT literate

· Safeguarding & Prevent Knowledge and understanding


· Self-motivated, self-starter

· Flexible in approach

· Ability to work under pressure

· Reliable

· Enthusiastic

· Organised

· Team player

New Directions Holding is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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