Job Description
Job Title:
Tutor - Maths
Place of work:
THETFORD
Hours of work:
25
Salary:
Grade D (Zone 3)
£19,334.98 to £24,168.22
Enhanced
Level of Disclosure and Barring
Service (DBS)
Job summary
Job Summary
To achieve the objectives and targets of one of Catch22’s education services by
undertaking initial screening of young people and providing education to Functional
Skills/GCSE standard to small groups and directing one to one support as
necessary.
To support learners in developing their knowledge and skills and helping them to
access appropriate training and employment opportunities, in accordance with
contract requirements.
To embed safeguarding and inclusion principles at the heart of all practice.
Organisational relationships
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Ensure that you read, are familiar with and follow all of Catch22’s policies and
procedures and ensure that you update yourself with any new or amended
policies or procedures as and when necessary
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To take line management direction from Project Manager/Co-ordinator
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To act as an ambassador for Catch22, upholding and promoting our corporate
values and to communicate possible opportunities for Catch22 service growth
to line manager

To undertake internal and external training as agreed with line manager and
show commitment towards continuing professional development

To undertake any other duties that can be reasonably expected of you within
your job grade
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Main duties and accountabilities
Main duties include:
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To lead on the production of schemes of work for the service delivery of
Maths/English in Functional Skills up to Level 2 & GCSE programmes
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To prepare and develop innovative themed lessons & design and deliver
group activities
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To teach individual young people and groups following the programme
curriculum, setting objectives and targets for achievement
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To provide/manage one to one support to learners where necessary
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To manage a learner caseload and ensure targets are achieved in line with
success and achievement KPI’s
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To assess learners English & Maths starting points using 4Skills assessment
tool and using a range of other initial assessment and teaching resources
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To liaise with relevant team members to ensure learners achieve their targets
and progress to appropriate outcomes

To provide appropriate encouragement, guidance and support to learners to
enable progression
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To manage classroom behaviour issues
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To ensure, up to date assessments of learners, across all relevant activities

To monitor and maintain appropriate paperwork and records of progress and
to report all cases of learner sickness and absence
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To complete review paperwork and record learners’ progress as directed

To establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with other
external organisations involved with the service and learners

Actively participate in continuous quality improvement and self assessments
and the implementation of subsequent action plans

Ensure learners understand and follow all relevant policies and regulations, to
clarify what is expected of them and to ensure their safety and wellbeing

Meet agreed contract targets to ensure that revenue is secured

Complete all required documentation accurately and within agreed timescales
to ensure that contract requirements are met and funding is maximised
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Other
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This post may involve occasional travel outside of your base area

This post may involve some evening and weekend work

This post requires an enhanced DBS clearance
This job description is intended to give an indication of the main duties
involved, but is not meant to be an exhaustive list.
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Person Specification
Job Title: Tutor
Criteria
Essential
Qualifications / Experience
Professional qualification relevant to
area of instruction
Desirable
A recognised teaching qualification
(Cert Ed, DTLLS, QTS, PGCE) or
equivalent
a
subject
specialist
qualification
(e.g.
English
or
Mathematics) at degree level / level 5 or
equivalent.
How they will be
assessed
Application
Interview
Certificates
Qualified to teach GCSE Maths/English
Functional Skills English, Maths
Vocational Assessor Award (A1 or
A2) or Training, Assessment,
Experience of internal verification and
Quality and Assurance (TAQA)
liaising with awarding/examining bodies.
Experience of working with young
people, their families and communities,
including those who are from a variety
of ethnic groups and cultures or who
may be vulnerable or disadvantaged in
some way.
Experience of working with support staff
within a learning environment
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Experience of using initial assessment
screening tools to identify learner needs
Experience of a range of approaches to
working with hard to reach and difficult
to engage young people
Working to budgets & targets
Experience in leading in the delivery of
accredited learning programmes
Knowledge
In depth understanding
commitment to safeguarding
of
and
Application
Interview
Understanding
of what constitutes
good or outstanding learning and how
to implement and develop those
qualities and practices
Knowledge and understanding of
progression routes for young people
Skills/Abilities
Excellent record-keeping skills
Ability to work on your own initiative
Good knowledge of the local area, Application
particularly industry, culture and Interview
relevant agencies.
Ability and willingness to engage in
teamwork with multi-agency staff at all
levels
5
Ability to organise time and work
routines effectively to an agreed action
plan in order to meet outputs and
targets
Excellent written, verbal, ICT and
administrative skills.
To be competent in teaching groups
and individuals
An ability to make assessments and
develop individual learning plans and
schemes of work
Ability to undertake diagnostic
assessments
Skills in preparation and use of wide
range of learning materials/resources
Other
Knowledge of health and safety
legislation appropriate to this work
Application
Interview
Commitment to Equality and Diversity
principals
Willing to undertake training, as
required
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Commitment to upholding our
directorate qualities:
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Humanity
Humour
Humility
Integrity
Trust
Empathy
Respect
Care
Resilience
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Job Description Job Title: Tutor - Maths Place of work: THETFORD