Programme Tutor in Travel and Tourism

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: 

  • 37 days annual leave per year, plus Bank Holidays, with additional efficiency days and all college Christmas closedown
  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • 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

The Role:

A great opportunity to join an amazing college!

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.

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.

We anticipate that interviews for this role will be held week commencing Monday 8th July 2024.

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

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.

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 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.

About the College:

Oldham College is a great career choice for ambitious professionals. With a “good” Ofsted rating, 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; including our state-of-the-art clinical simulation suite.

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.  

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.

At Oldham College, our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams. We encourage everyone to join us, as we create a workforce that is as diverse as our wonderful student community. We do monitor responses to our diversity questions in our application, to ensure that we can continue to build a workforce that is representative of the community that we serve.

We understand that not everyone works to the same timetable, and offer a range of flexible working options, including flexible start and finish times, part-time, term-time only or hybrid options, where the role permits.

We will do everything we can to support you during your application.  If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, contact our HR team who will be happy to advise.

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.

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