Programme Tutor- Travel & Tourism

The Role:

A great opportunity to join an amazing college

Course tutors teach approximately 24 hours per week and manage learner attendance on all aspects of their program of study, including learner assessment, tacking of learner progress against milestones, setting smart targets, employer engagement and other aspects of personal development, behaviours and welfare.

You will need:

  • Teaching qualifications and Industry relevant experience
  • Experience at assessment, assessing learners against national standards and being able to write detailed learner feedback to support individual learning.
  • Experience in the curriculum delivery of both level 1 to level 3 Travel 
  • Competence in the use of IT for learner administrative tasks and both face to face and on-line theory delivery is essential.
  • Commitment to engage with our college approach to delivering excellence in Teaching & Learning.
  • Commitment to personal CPD
  • Current (recent) industry experience
  • High compliance with the use of college systems, procedures and policies

To be considered for this role you will need up to date knowledge of the awarding bodies for Travel and Tourism in the UK and have experience of working in FE.

This is a very important appointment, the Retail and Commercial Faculty area that include Travel & Tourism, is central to our plans for the future, and we are looking for high calibre candidates.  We want people who love their subject area, are committed to keeping up to date, but also want the professional challenge of developing outstanding pedagogical practice.  We are investing in the facilities, employer relationships and the skills and knowledge of our staff.  We are looking for people who will respond to this, love their learners and enjoy the challenges and benefits of working at Oldham College.

We are looking for an experienced and highly organised individual who will be an asset to the faculty and a role model for our learners. The successful candidate must be dual skilled, having prior experience of working within the travel industry as well as recognised teaching qualifications. We are looking for a committed tutor who can engage and motivate young learners to work hard and achieve high grade results. We offer levels 1-3 within travel and tourism as well as cabin crew and aviation operations. The ability to stretch and challenge learners to ensure everyone works to their full potential and develop the knowledge skills and behaviours needed to work in this exciting industry.

The right individual will join a supportive faculty team that includes other curriculum areas, to secure high quality curriculum delivery and progression pathways as well as develop a flexible delivery model to suite both full time and part time learners, on site and off site/on-line learning.

Oldham College is a medium sized general further education college, with a turnover of almost £25m. It has one main campus in the centre of town, and this in the third phases of a £40m redevelopment which began in 2012.   Higher education is taught on a second, dedicated campus, a short walk away.  The College delivers a full range of work related education and training, including 16-18 programmes of study, T levels, apprenticeships, adult learning and higher education.  It has over 5000 full-time students and 600 undergraduates.   

The College is in the top quartile for 16-18 programmes of study and English GCSE resits, and in apprenticeship provision, but is the second highest performing provider Greater Manchester. The quality of its higher education provision is better than many established universities. 

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best. But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.  

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

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