Skills for Work and Life Tutor
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 9206
  • Published: Mon 11/05/2020, 16:50 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 31/08/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,744 - £32,220 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Kingsland Office, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire

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Skills for Work and Life Tutor

Team: Bedfordshire Employment and Skills Service

Job Family: Supporting - CBG10

Salary: £30,744 - £32,220 per annum, pro rata

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Base Location: Kingsland Office – with travel across the country

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: Rolling Vacancy to 31st August 2020 - applications will be reviewed upon receipt 

More about the role:

The Business Employment and Skills Service (BESS) is looking to recruit within its Tutor Team. BESS provides opportunities for adults to get involved in learning within the community. In particular, we aim to work with people who have not achieved a level 2 (or equivalent) qualification and/or are unemployed.

As a Skills for Life Tutor you will play an integral role in the experience of our learners. You will be working in partnership Learning Support Assistants and under the guidance of a Curriculum Lead, you will be responsible for designing and delivering skills for life courses which will allow learners to develop their educational and social skills and knowledge, whilst also working to maintain a safe, inclusive and secure learning environment. You will also be using your skills, knowledge and experience to enhance the learners overall learning experience.

To apply for this role, you should possess experience of working in as a Tutor delivering English, mathematics or ICT. In addition to possessing at least a Level 5 Teaching qualification. You should have a knowledge and experience of working with a variety of learner needs; in addition to being able to communicate effectively, be a proactive problem solver and capable of working upon your own initiative to support the delivery of high quality learning support which effectively meets the needs of our learners. You will be fluent in the English Language.

Join us and enjoy the benefits of working within a learning and development team – training opportunities and the chance to learn and progress are of high importance in this team. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Skills for Work & Life Tutor Recruitment Pack

Click HERE to apply now

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Yola Burgo at or on 0300 300 4304

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at  


Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community. 

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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