Full Time (TTO) and Permanent
Start date: April 2019
Actual Salary: £22,049 - £26,250
This is a diverse and rewarding support role which includes the delivery of a specific support and pastoral programme to students across all year groups and levels, but also requires regular 1:1 progress monitoring and mentor / learning support meetings as part of the College’s achievement and retention raising strategies.
The successful candidate will have experience of providing additional support with literacy, numeracy, exam / study skills and time management to assist students in their main programme of study and targeted interventions with identified students may be appropriate to further support outcomes and success rates.
As one of the highest performing colleges in the North West of England, Bolton Sixth Form College is innovative and forward thinking and has a key focus on teaching, learning and assessment. Placing the student at the centre of all its provision, all learners are actively encouraged to achieve their full potential both academically and personally.
With a collective focus on ensuring that every student achieves their personal best, the College aims to create a culture and ethos which promotes initiative, curiosity, confidence and independence in all our learners. This aim is supported by the many college wide activities and events that all students participate in such as opportunities to engage in the world of work and employability programme, debates on topical subjects and coming together to raise money and awareness for the many national charity events that take place throughout the year.
If this is the sort of environment you thrive in and you have the skills and motivation to guide and support students to both fulfil and possibly exceed their personal goals’ then we would like to hear from you for the post of Progress Tutor.
We are looking for an individual who:
• Has knowledge of issues which affect the learning of 16 – 19 year olds
• Has a thorough understanding and knowledge of the learning processes
• Has proven experience of supporting young people with a range of pastoral and educational difficulties
• Is able to identify concerns, risks and barriers to students’ progress and work with parents / carers, college staff and external agencies in order to overcome them
• Has the ability and desire to motivate and encourage young people to achieve their full potential
We can offer you:
• A modern, friendly and positive working environment with excellent facilities
• A competitive salary ranging from £22,049 - £26,250
• Membership of an Occupational Pension Scheme
• Wellbeing weeks and planned activities to support work life balance
• Structured CPD with opportunities for regular inset workshops and cross college sharing of resources and techniques
If you require any further information regarding this post, please contact: The Personnel Department, Bolton Sixth Form College, Deane Road, Bolton BL3 5BU.
The closing date for applications: Sunday 17th February 2019 @ midnight
Interviews to be held: Monday 25th February 2019
All appointments at the College are subject to the receipt of satisfactory clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service