Programme Tutor- Skills & Employability, Health & Social Care

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced FE Tutor who has also has experience in the Health and Social Care industry, to deliver high quality teaching and learning on our Foundation Level Health and Social Care courses.

In this role, you will:

  • Deliver innovative and stimulating teaching, learning and assessment to enable your students to achieve high grades.
  • Facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
  • Design and deliver a flexible and relevant range of provision including theory, practical and blended learning sessions.
  • Be an outstanding teacher and role model
  • Teach to a high standard and provide learners with the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours required to work within the Health and Social Care sector.
  • Be the progress tutor providing pastoral support to your tutor groups.
  • Work with colleagues to create a Foundation Level Health and Social Care provision that excites and stimulates all learners.
  • Be able to deliver to current industry standards, relating this to working methods and practices found in your industry today.
  • Nurture a culture of professional development that is integrated seamlessly in everyday practice.
  • Drive Oldham Colleges vision and expectations to have a significant impact on students’ life chances.

Emma Coppinger, Interim Head of Faculty for Foundation Pathways says “This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, forward thinking, professional with a strong vocational background in Health and Social Care to join the Faculty of Foundation Pathways. You will be a part of a team of experienced technical and professional staff; delivering a diverse curriculum that provides our learners a clear progression route into Apprenticeships, higher levels of study, or into the job market. As a tutor you will be at the forefront of developing and delivering inspirational and ambitious lesson content, demonstrating your passion for education, and your high expectations of learners”. 

There has never been a more exciting time to join The Oldham College. In January 2019 we were confirmed by OFSTED as a “Good College”.

The OFSTED report stated that we are regarded as a “Good” across every area: “Our quality of teaching, learning and assessment are good”, “overall achievement has improved” and “we continue to nurture the culture of inclusion across the college. Staff, learners and apprentices embrace and promote equality of opportunity and celebrate diversity”


When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities:  

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre

Come and join Oldham College in its ambition to become “Outstanding” and the “Best Place to Learn and Work” across all of our provision. Our HR service is pivotal to this ambition as we develop and drive forward our People Strategy.

We are a local college with a reputation for dynamism and success and provide high level technical and vocational education and training.      

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Excellent resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.  

Each year approximately 500 young people choose to continue their studies with us either as a full-time student or apprentice, a further 200 choose to undertake a university-level qualification with us and around 100 adult students. Overall we have around 5,500 full-time students in the College and 700 in our University Campus.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.