Lead Employability Tutor (Temporary)

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Salary: 25,509 - 27,498
Location: Dumfries

Closing date: 03 October 2016
Job ref. no.: DGA01628

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Lead Employability Tutor (3) (Temporary)
Dumfries
25,509 - 27,498

Based within the Employability and Skills Service, Dumfries, this is an exciting role for a proven Tutor/Assessor with leadership skills. This role provides an opportunity to support the Service by leading a team of employability tutors in the effective delivery of high quality, learner focused employability and other related skills, qualifications and awards supporting ESF programmes.

This will involve:

• overseeing work with individuals and groups to ensure completion of employability and related qualifications/awards creating a welcoming learning environment which promotes equality of opportunity;
• managing tutors to create relevant and interesting training and material which is monitored, quality assured and evaluated;
• ensuring that all necessary information and evidence is gathered and administered promptly and accurately in order to comply with funding criteria and SQA requirements;
• lie managing tutors to lead on working in partnership with community organisations to provide further support, advice and assistance in relation to employability skills/qualifications;
• ensuring the quality marketing and publicity of Employability Service activities and opportunities at a local level.

Requirements:

• Educated to SVQ level 3 in Education/Training or equivalent with up to date CPD
• Experience in working with young people and adults from vulnerable circumstances on a 1 to 1 or group basis
• Experience in the use of motivational and progression tools
• Knowledge of employability skills and related awards
• A confident, outgoing team player with a flexible approach to work

A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post. However, if you have a disability which precludes you from holding a driving licence consideration will be given if alternative transport can be arranged.

This is a temporary post initially for one year with the possibility of extension. This post may be suitable for secondment. Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

For further information please contact Melanie McEwen on 01387 240208 or email: melanie.mcewen@dumgal.gov.uk


Additional information for internal advert only:

This is a funded post advertised externally at Scottish Joint Council Band 8. It may be suitable for secondment. Internal applications from candidates with extensive skills and experience presenting young people for SQA awards will be considered. Successful applicants would be conserved on their current salary under the following conditions:

• main grade teacher at any point on the scale
• up to spinal column point 4 on the Principal Teacher scale.

Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

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About Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest region in Scotland. It covers 2,380 square miles and has an estimated population of 148,060 - that's around 60 people a square mile compared with the Scottish average of 168.

Our Council has a clear vision:

"to make Dumfries and Galloway the best place in Scotland to live, learn, work, visit and grow."

It also has a set of values that underpin all its work. These are:
• Customer First
• Continuous improvement
• Equality and diversity
• Local decision making and service delivery
• Openness and communication
• Team work and partnership
• Trust and honesty
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They work to achieve that by delivering the actions in the Community Plan for Dumfries and Galloway the Corporate Plan for the Council and the Single Outcome Agreement with the Scottish Government.

The Council delivers its services through five departments with a staff of just under 8000 people. Also included within the Council are the Police and Fire and Rescue Service.

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