Learning Development Tutor

Expiring today

Edinburgh College
£24,412 - £26,266 per year Pro Rata
14 Sep 2016
28 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Learning Development Tutor
Part-Time: 0.5 FTE, 17.5 hrs per week
Location: Sighthill
Fixed Term: until end of June 2017
Salary: Band F £24,412 - £26,266 (appointment is usually made at the first point in the salary scale)

The Learning and Development Tutor, working as part of the Support for Learning Department, will be responsible for facilitating and supporting the development of essential, employability and transferrable skills whilst supporting the student’s personal progress throughout their time at college. This is achieved via the delivery of structured group tutorial sessions and targeted one-to-one sessions with students.

The Learning Development Tutor (LDT) is responsible for development of tutorial materials, delivery, facilitating and supporting, the development of essential, employability and transferable skills whilst supporting the student’s personal progress through the delivery of a 36 week tutorial programme. The Learning Development Tutor is also responsible for the promotion of student retention through the monitoring of attendance and achievement through the Individual Learning Plan and ensuring effective partnership working both internally and externally. The Learning Development Tutor is a support for learning role that will develop a consistent tutorial and guidance support across all curriculum areas.

This is an exciting and demanding post that plays a key role between curriculum and support, pulling together consistent tutorial delivery and guidance support across all curriculum areas.

Applicants are expected to be enthusiastic and supportive individuals who are capable of working at a high level of autonomy, and have a genuine desire to support students on their learning journey and enhance their learning experience whilst here in the college.

The main responsibilities will include: facilitating essential and employability skills through delivery of tutorial sessions to classes of students, pre-entry, on-course and pre-exit guidance, supporting the achievement of the student’s Individual Learning Plan, supporting the development of core skills, supporting the monitoring and progress of attendance and achievement and giving continual pastoral guidance working alongside the other teams within the Support for Learning Department throughout the academic year.

Candidates should be qualified to degree level or hold an equivalent qualification and have experience of a supportive role in a related sector. Experience of delivering sessions to groups would be advantageous.

The successful candidate may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.

See also:
Job Description LDT.doc
Person Specification LDT.docx
c) Terms and Conditions of Service - support staff - updated 11.2.16.docx