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The Source Academy is a leading provider of training, development and conferencing facilities for the local community and businesses in the Sheffield and Leeds City Region. The Source was established in 2003 and since then has built a strong national reputation as a specialist apprenticeship and commercial training provider. We contribute to regional, social and economic regeneration strategies, connecting disadvantaged communities to new economic opportunities.

The Source has exciting and ambitious plans for growth over the next few years and is looking for highly skilled and motivated individuals to join our Operations Team. We are looking to recruit Tutors, Assessors and Trainers with experience in delivering high-quality teaching and learning.

We are always interested to hear from talented people, send your CV to hr@thesourceacademy.co.uk

Current Vacancies

Trainee Tutor


Department: Work-based learning

Hours: Full-Time

Salary Per Annum: £22,000 per annum

Main Duties

  • Apply ‘assess, train, assess’ model to support learners to successfully achieve their qualification(s) including Functional Skills where applicable, on a timely basis. This activity is on the employer's premises and involves travel.
  • Generate learner numbers onto Apprenticeship/Work Place programmes to support own caseloads and departmental targets
  • Liaise with employers to build/maintain strong work relationships
  • Complete all relevant documentation in line with departmental procedures and contractual compliance
  • Contribute to the process of self-assessment and quality improvement planning
  • Assist with audits and inspections as required
  • Meet with employers to discuss their training needs
  • Meet with external stakeholders, i.e. Awarding Bodies, Ofsted Inspectors
  • Attend and present at various events, i.e. schools, and employer's job fairs to promote learning and other areas of The Source
  • Assess/judge the duration of individual learner programmes based on initial assessment outcomes
  • Judgements made to ensure that learners are retained on programmes and successfully achieve their learning programmes
  • Delivering the highest standard of teaching, learning and assessment to contribute to achieving Grade 1 at Inspection
  • Follow Safeguarding procedures and understand your responsibilities
  • Responsible for the delivery and achievement of an average caseload of 45 learners (Full Time Equivalent)
  • Provide support/IAG to new members of the team and learners
  • Ensure successful, timely delivery of  programmes
  • Ensure all learner and employer information is treated with confidentiality
  • Required to update occupational competence regularly
  • Attend identified CPD sessions/events on a regular basis
  • Any other duties that may be required of you from time to time

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE / Functional Skills in Maths and English grade C / 5 or above

Desirable

  • Assessors Award
  • PTLLS
  • DTTLS
  • IQA Award

Skills

Essential

  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Experience of training delivery
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A good level of administration and IT skills
  • Advice and guidance
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Experience

Desirable

  • Knowledge and understanding of Awarding body requirements

Essential

  • Understanding the importance of quality

To apply please contact hr@thesourceacademy.co.uk with your CV.

 

Vocational Skills Tutor


Department: Work-based learning

Hours: Full-Time

Salary Per Annum: £26,809.87 per annum

Main Duties

  • Provide IAG, enrol and manage a caseload of job seekers through to progression 
  • To prepare and review session plans, scheme of work and teaching/learning materials using initial assessments and marked work to consider the learners’ individual needs 
  • Plan and deliver engaging and exciting training sessions to inspire and motivate learners in classroom and community venues around the Rotherham and Sheffield areas 
  • Plan, prepare and deliver online via Teams and other e-platforms 
  • To improve learners’ experience through providing ongoing support as required 
  • Continually monitor and review learners’ progress 
  • Assist in the writing, design, and development of curriculum through planning time and standardisation meetings 
  • Monitor attendance, punctuality, and progress
  • To consistently deliver high standards of teaching and learning 
  • To provide learners with one-to-one support in a contextualised setting 
  • Act on feedback from teaching observations, employers, peers, or other review processes 
  • Undertake necessary training to professionally develop and keep abreast with current practices and legislation within the sector (if required) 
  • Attend planning and coordination meetings as required 
  • To support with the moderation of FS exams 
  • To provide accurate and timely formative and summative assessment and feedback to learners, and maintain assessment records, including tracking and reporting of learner progress in line with the organisation’s policy
  • Complete qualification administration to required standards for awarding body and verified by IQA/EQA
  • Engaging with quality management processes to ensure that teaching maintains Outstanding OFSTED standards
  • Be willing to gain an Internal Verification Qualification within the first 12 months of employment.

Qualifications


Essential   

  • Holds a teaching qualification, at least a Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS)         
  • Level 2 in English / Maths         

Desirable

  • Level 2 Information, Advice and Guidance         

Skills

Essential    

  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication and negotiation skills        
  • Ability to work in a target driven environment, with a focus on the successful achievement of job outcomes for customers        
  • High-level guidance skills, with the ability to deliver one–to–one and group sessions         
  • Ability to deliver customer journey in conjunction with other professional services        


Experience


Essential

  • Working with and placing individual customers into suitable and sustained employment        
  • Prior experience in teaching vocational qualifications        
  • Prior experience in providing advice and guidance         

Knowledge

Essential   

  • Knowledge in relation to the issues affecting individuals with barriers to progressing to employment and sustained employment     
  • Knowledge of ESFA contracts         
  • Excellent knowledge of basic MS Office packages, including Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook         

Additional

Essential

  • Driving licence with access to vehicle         

Personal Style

Essential    


  • A warm, approachable empathetic style and the ability to establish a rapport and build relationships with customers that support their progression to sustained employment        
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written          
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively within and across the team        
  • Sense of initiative and a flexible approach to working        
  • Proactive and positive attitude to new and existing challenges        
  • Ability to understand, demonstrate and apply The Source values.        

Values

  • Excellence – from good to outstanding
  • Empowering – Working together to be the best
  • Integrity – Doing the right things right
  • Insightful – Building customer loyalty
  • Diversity – Celebrating unity through diversity

To apply please contact hr@thesourceacademy.co.uk with your CV.

 


 

 

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