Personal Progress Tutor, Birmingham

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Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form CollegeBirmingham

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Start date: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,773 per annum (which will be adjusted for term time only working plus five additional days).
Contract term: Permanent

Personal Progress Tutor – Full time, term time only, plus 5 additional days

In 2017, Joseph Chamberlain College achieved A level pass rates of 99% for the fourth year running and the best results in the history of the College. In our recent inspection in 2017 we were graded as ‘outstanding’ in all categories and we continue to provide a broad, inclusive and high quality education to all of our learners that results in some of the highest levels of progression to Higher Education in the sector.

The College is situated within easy reach of Birmingham city centre in a state of the art building with superbly equipped classrooms and outstanding facilities. We were featured in the 2015 Parliamentary Review for best practice in further education and were awarded the CPD Mark last year for our comprehensive package of innovative and high impact professional development. We support all newly qualified teachers to achieve QTS or QTLS, and are part of a local teaching alliance. We were also shortlisted for the 2017 TES Sixth Form College of the Year Awards.

The Personal Progress Tutor role is a unique opportunity for an exceptional individual to join our College. If you are aspirational for all young people and want to play a part in shaping their futures, we would really like to hear from you.

Personal Progress Tutors support the academic success of groups of students by providing personal support through: regular support and guidance, monitoring, tracking and target setting, mentoring and coaching, developing the employability skills of our students. You will be expected to deliver high quality pastoral support to a caseload of tutees, all aged 16-19, studying on a range of courses.

To be successful you will be qualified to degree level or equivalent. You will be enthusiastic with a good understanding of our students’ needs as well as being self motivated and able to support, motivate and inspire groups of students. In addition, you will have good organisational, record keeping and good communication skills.

The salary for this post is on the Colleges' Support staff pay scale, point 24, currently £19,773 per annum (which will be adjusted for term time only working plus five additional days).

Please note the first day of work will be on Thursday 23rd August 2018.

Closing date:  Monday 18th June 2018 at noon

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Friday 22nd and Monday 25th June 2018.

For job details and an application pack please visit e-mail Alternatively please call 0121 446 2255 for an application pack or if you require the information in a different format. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to respect this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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More about Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 1 Belgrave Road, Highgate, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 9FF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 446 2200
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As the only sixth form college to have been awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Further/Higher Education, we are a popular and oversubscribed college with a national reputation for excellence. Our 40 million pound state-of-the-art buil...