Tutor Assessor - Early Years, Childcare and Education

Oldham College Apprenticeship Team is looking for:

An experienced Early Years and Teaching Assistant Tutor/Assessor (full time)

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our growing Caring Professions Work-Based Learning Team for the appointment of a full time Tutor/Assessor to support our apprentices and adult part-time learners in early years and education.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced Tutor/Assessor who has a proven track record of providing work-based teaching, learning and assessment in the this sector area.

The successful candidate will hold:

  • A minimum of level 3 Early Years or Supporting Teaching and Learning qualification.
  • A level 3 assessors award.
  • I level 4 IQA award
  • A minimum level 4 teaching certificate and/or be willing to work towards a level 5
  • Ideally have a level 5 management qualification

You will have have experience of supporting the development of up to date knowledge, skills and behaviours relating to the key priorities for this sector and its employers.  You will have experience of teaching and assessing apprentices and adults. 

Joining Our Journey   

Oldham College is a great career choice for ambitious professionals. With a "good" Ofsted rating, a Silver "TEF" assessment for our higher education provision, one of the best apprenticeship programmes in the region, excellent 16-18 results and truly outstanding GCSE English results, we are already a high performer. Our ambition is to be "The Best Place to Learn and Work" and we have a clear Strategic Plan which sets out what this means and what we will do to deliver it.

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

  • 37 days annual leave per year, plus Bank Holidays, with additional efficiency days and all college Christmas closedown.
  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon.

This vacancy may close before the closing date if the recruiting manager deems sufficient applications have been received. Therefore, it is advised to complete your application as early as possible.

Oldham College is a great career choice for ambitious professionals. With a “good” Ofsted rating, a Silver “TEF” assessment for our higher education provision, one of the best apprenticeship programmes in the region, excellent 16-18 results and truly outstanding GCSE English results, we are already a high performer. 

But we want to deliver much more than this. Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work” and we have a clear Strategic Plan which sets out what this means and what we will do to deliver it. We will keep on improving and innovating, and we are investing in new provision, new facilities and new technology. 

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. That’s true, by the way - ask almost anyone who has been here. Or come and see for yourself. 

If you want to be outstanding, and want to help us achieve the same thing, then please apply.

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 is in the third phase 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. 

Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.

The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike.

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.