0.75 Personal Tutor
28 hours per week – term time over 42 weeks per year
Fixed term contract to 26th August 2022
Packages: Occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, contribution towards relevant CPD, salary sacrifice schemes, free car parking.
Solihull College & University Centre is at the forefront of innovation across three excellent campuses. With strong links to top employers across a range of industries, the College ensures its courses are tailored to continuously evolving industry needs.
The College continues to invest in excellent facilities for its learners, with industry-standard science laboratories and virtual reality equipment recently introduced at Blossomfield Campus and the Centre for Advanced Aeronautical Provision featuring flight simulators and a former Royal Navy Aircraft at Woodlands Campus. School leavers, apprentices, university level and adult learners can thrive in facilities unmatched in the region.
The College aims to make significant contributions to the West Midlands economy and beyond by providing high quality vocational education and training for students, employers and the wider community. Serving over 8,000 students and over 700 members of staff, the College is proud of its strong reputation within the education sector.
Staff possess the expertise and drive to ensure students leave the College with the skills necessary to make their mark in their chosen industry or progress to the next level in their education.
The School of Science is a dynamic and growing department, having recently received a total remodelling of the classrooms and laboratory areas. It provides a range of outstanding courses from Level 2 to Level 6. The key focus in the curriculum area is to provide learners with the vocational skills required to complement their academic development, increasing their employability and potential for success in future study.
A unique opportunity exists for a motivated person to join our highly dedicated team of teachers in the specialist role of Personal Tutor. The successful applicant will support students from the point of application and for the duration of their time at College. They will work closely with an assigned caseload of students, their subject tutors, and managers alongside cross College services to enable students to achieve their full potential and prepare them for progression.
The ideal candidate will possess recent experience working within an FE setting as a personal tutor, or within an equivalent capacity, and have experience of working with young people and students with learning difficulties and /or disabilities and those who may present challenging behaviour. Qualified to Degree Level with a teaching qualification, the ability to work under your own initiative teamed with the desire to motivate and inspire young people are essential. Coaching skills and a good working knowledge of recording and information systems would be advantageous.
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.