Mindfulness Tutor PTL

Shipley College
Shipley [West Yorkshire]
£18.54 - £18.54 Per Hour, £23.51 ph inclusive of holiday pay
17 Jun 2022 09:21
30 Jun 2022 12:01
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Contract Type
Sessional / Hourly Paid
Hourly Paid
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Mindfulness Tutor PTL

Shipley College: ‘great people, great place’!  

We are situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire, with a commitment to high standards, encouraging staff and students to do their best and aim high.  All our staff team make a positive change to people through the work they do in College.

Do you have the necessary qualifications, skills and/or experience to deliver teaching, learning and assessment and contribute to the effectiveness and success within mindfulness/mental health. 

This lecturing role includes, but is not limited to the following activities:

  • Planning, preparing, teaching/delivering mindfulness courses 

  • Course coordination; providing guidance, support and tutorship for learner groups, assessing learning, record keeping & delivering high quality teaching

You should have:

  • A relevant degree (or equivalent)

  • Experience of mindfulness practice

  • Accreditation to teach mindfulness

What other benefits can we offer you?

  • Excellent holiday entitlement 

  • Enhanced pension contributions 

  • Access to a free gym on site

  • Reduced cost train travel

  • Free Parking


As a lecturer you will be (or become) an excellent classroom practitioner who consistently demonstrates the highest standards of delivery, is fully committed to raising attainment and acutely aware of the strategies required to achieve the highest standards within your subject area.


  • To provide the highest quality teaching, learning and assessment to learners using the most appropriate and innovative methods, whilst celebrating difference and promoting diversity

  • To produce the highest quality learning and assessment materials and assignments and use the most up to date and appropriate resources to support learning and assessment 

  • To undertake formal assessment of learner achievement and offer clear and timely feedback on progress and opportunities for progression to learners

  • To ensure the smooth running of courses, including timely and accurate completion of attendance records, retention and achievement records, end of course information etc.

  • To maintain excellent classroom management and discipline whilst observing College regulations

  • To have well-developed strategies in place to keep learners safe and to support them to develop their own understanding of the risks in order to keep themselves and others safe

  • To carry out a full evaluation of the courses; maintain the course file, support the effective use of satisfaction surveys, complete the course review documentation as required, and act upon recommendations for course improvement as part of the College quality system

  • To establish, where appropriate, effective working relationships with examining and accrediting bodies, support correct registration and exam entries for learners on courses. To work with Head of Teaching, Learning and Assessment Quality and follow the College’s Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) systems for internal verification, external verifier and moderator visits and to undertake Internal Verification duties as required

  • To assist the Head of Sector and team in the planning and costing of new programmes taking into account curriculum changes, labour market requirements and other relevant factors

  • To contribute to curriculum development and establishing a culture of continuous improvement and innovation

  • To provide learners with regular reports of progress and offer clear guidance on how to improve performance to reach their potential

  • To advise the Head of Sector/budget holder on any required equipment and materials

  • To maintain a current knowledge of the relevant sector, developments in further education and training, including apprenticeships; the regulations that apply to particular programmes and, where appropriate, industrial and commercial trends that may relate to education and training. To attend and take part in the College’s half termly Quality Improvement (QI) days as part of this process. 

  • To attend Course Team, Sector and College meetings and external meetings appropriate to the post

  • To represent the College on appropriate and agreed public occasions, such as recruitment events, and to promote the best interests of the institution by creating a positive impression of the College in the minds of potential stakeholders

  • To contribute to the marketing and promotion of courses in the Sector

How to Apply

Application forms can be obtained from www.shipley.ac.uk. Completed applications should be submitted to [email protected]