Tutor of GCSE and Pre-GCSE / Functional Skills Maths (ACRES)


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£22,299 - £22,944 per annum pro rata
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Education & Learning
East Sussex County Council
ESCC: Communities, Economy and Transport

Package Description

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PLEASE ONLY APPLY THROUGH THE ESCC WEBSITE: https://recruitment.orbispartnership.co.uk/members/modules/job/detail.php?record=17276

Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Hours of work: Generally, 2.5 HOURS PER WEEK contact time, PER COURSE plus an additional 2.5 hours per week non-contact time, per course, in relation to planning and session preparation/evaluation, embedding and tracking assessment to inform ongoing planning and further assessment activity.
Additional hours for professional development and subject specific team meetings will be required and paid as non-contact time.

Our GCSE courses run for 30 weeks per academic year. The successful applicant may be taking over an online course which started in September 2021 with a supported transition period.
Our Pre-GCSE / Functional Skills course will run for 15 weeks commencing after the February half-term 2022.
Any additional sessions/tutorials required may take place online or during college holidays. Mock examinations/assessments will take place at various points throughout the course and in various settings.

Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (subject to course viability) 

Closing date: Sunday 24 October 2021
Interviews will be held week commencing 1 November 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Catherine Collingwood / Dominique Greenwood Business Development Team via email at acres.vacancies@acres.org.uk with your contact details and preferred contact times.

Job Introduction

We are looking for tutors who have a passion for facilitating learning and assessment, proficient in the embedding and recording of ongoing student assessment and progress, sharing their knowledge and skills and building confidence in all students, along with a willingness to continually improve their own skills.

You will need to be an experienced Maths’ tutor with proven experience of teaching and assessing Maths from Level 1 Functional Skills through to GCSE Higher tier. You will need to be qualified to at least ‘A-level in Maths and have a formal teaching qualification. You will also be very proficient in IT skills, in the context of planning, delivering and assessing learning, with proven experience of teaching online and using online learning and assessment tools (e.g. MathsWatch) to track, monitor and evidence learner progress.
Knowledge and experience of working with diverse groups of adult learners, some of whom may have additional learning/support needs, is desirable.

You will also be required to participate in various meetings throughout the year to collaborate and share ideas with peers, engage in professional development and business development discussions as well as meetings to ensure compliance and best practice in delivering and assessing accredited qualifications. Participation in these activities will be paid as additional non-contact hours.


Proposed courses will be delivered online and/or face to face.  Further details will be discussed at the interview stage.

For full details about ACRES and our courses please go to: www.acreslearning.org.uk


Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company Information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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