Progress Tutor, Wigan

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St John Rigby CollegeWigan

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Start date: 06 January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £18,780 - £20,070pro rata, per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

St John Rigby College offers a wide range of academic and vocational courses at all levels in a highly supportive and caring environment to approximately 1600 full-time students aged 16-18. We welcome applications from people who are keen to work with us to deliver educational excellence at all levels. 

The College was inspected in February 2017 under the latest common inspection framework and became only the third sixth form college in the country to be judged “outstanding” under this framework.  Inspectors quote: “Students value the support they receive and are able to identify how it has helped their progress and developed their confidence.  The Catholic mission and values permeate the college and are highly effective in developing students’ positive attitudes to learning.”

Progress Tutor 

Start Date: Monday 6 January 2020

Fixed Term until Wednesday 8 July 2020

Hours per week 21.75

Working pattern Monday to Wednesday 8:30am to 4:30pm,

Tenure Term Time Only, plus one week (pro rata). This equates to 39 weeks in the year, 38 of which are worked in conjunction with the   academic year.  The remaining 5 days (pro rata) will be worked at an agreed time.

Salary/Grade: 24-26 of the Sixth Form Colleges Support Staff Pay Spine (currently £20,070 - £21,451 pro rata, per annum)

You will support and monitor students and work with them individually and in groups to deliver a tutorial programme to help students focus on their learning and study skills, enabling them to make academic progress to achieve their full potential.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

For further details about the posts or to request an application pack please visit our website or e-mail Yvonne Bimpson, HR Manager at  or telephone on 01942 219675. 

Completed applications forms, together with completed Rehabilitation of Offenders Form, should be emailed to Yvonne Bimpson, HR Manager, at the following email address: However, if you have any convictions to declare then the completed Rehabilitation of Offenders Form only should be sent under separate cover to the Principal.

Closing Date: Friday 6 December 2019

Interviews: Thursday 19 December 2019

More about St John Rigby College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Gathurst Road, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 0LJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1942 214 797
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