Sessional Tutors

Sessional Tutors

Are you passionate about improving adult skills?

The demands of the modern UK workplace and the current economic crisis mean that adult learning is increasingly crucial for people of all ages regardless of their level of skills and qualifications. 

Did you know.....

  • one in five adults lack functional English or maths;
  • longer working lives and frequent career changes mean regular upskilling is a necessity;
  • rapid developments in technology require us all to keep acquiring new knowledge;
  • automation means reskilling and redeployment are the only options for many.

Northern College, the only adult residential college in Yorkshire, is in a unique position to be able to offer the essential skills adults need and employers want.  Our campus is open 24/7 so we can offer flexible and accessible modes of delivery - evenings, weekends, blended and residential – to meet the needs of the local, regional and national economy.

Our mission is to inspire positive change through adult education, and working closely with our community, voluntary and employer partners we will provide outstanding teaching and learning on our campus-based in the grade 1 listed Wentworth Castle and surrounded by 500 acres of National Trust gardens and parkland.  

If you are passionate about enabling adults to achieve the skills they need to reach their potential and you meet the requirements below then we look forward to receiving your application.

Sessional Tutors

Hourly Rate: £23.65 for delivery

Working Pattern: As and when, fixed-term until 31 July 2022

Location: Wentworth Castle, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

We are looking for Sessional Tutors to join our team with qualifications and experience in the following teaching areas:

  • Business & Management
  • English
  • Employability
  • Trade Union studies
  • History
  • Health & Wellbeing (including Substance Misuse)

Key duties include:

  • Plan, deliver and assess high quality teaching and learning both face to face and online.
  • Assess, record and report on student progress.
  • Work within quality assurance procedures and the requirements of accrediting bodies/RARPA.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities, meetings or working groups.
  • To participate in the design and development of new teaching and learning materials, including those required for blended and online delivery.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven experience in teaching delivery in relevant subject area.
  • Proven ability to inspire and motivate students to achieve their goals.
  • A vocational qualification or a degree in the relevant subject area.
  • A level 5 teaching qualification or be willing to achieve within 3 years.
  • English and Maths at Level 2 or above.

What we can offer you:

  • Access to the USS pension scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Career development and progression opportunities and access to support for professional development
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including access to Occupational Health services
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free access to 500 acres of surrounding National Trust gardens and parkland

Application forms must be submitted by: 15 April 2021

Northern College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.  We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and actively welcome applications from all sections of the community.  Northern College promotes the welfare of all students and is fully committed to safeguarding and to fulfilling its obligations under the Prevent duty.  The college expects all staff to share these commitments.  Please note that all applicants will be subject to a DBS check.

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