Personal Tutor

City of Portsmouth College
The role is based across multiple COPC campus’s, all based in Portsmouth.
£22,238.18 - £22,238.18 Per Year, Grade 5, SP 9, £22,238.18 fte
26 Jul 2022 10:18
19 Sep 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Child Protection / Safeguarding, Pastoral, Student / Learner Services
Contract Type
Flexible / Job Share, Full Time, Part Time, Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Personal Tutor

We are currently recruiting to a new and exciting role of a Personal Tutor which will sit within Student Experience and work closely in supporting students.

As a Personal Tutor, you will play a key role in delivering effective pastoral care to your assigned cohort of students and ensure they make significant progress on their course/study programme to meet their learning goals. The Personal Tutor will also contribute and deliver on weekly tutor sessions to designated tutor groups inline with the Colleges Personal Development Programme aswell as running weekly study/coursework support sessions and complete 1:1’s with learners.

The role would be suitable for individual who is interested in a teaching career or a step up from a student support role. We have various position available from 15-37 hours per week and up to 40 weeks per an academic year.

Other responsibilities of the role include:

  • Support students with change of course/study programme
  • Monitor progress of each student in allocated cohort, paying particular attention to any gaps in relation to those in receipt of bursary, free college meals etc
  • Monitor attendance data of each student in tutorial cohort and ensure that attendance issues are challenged
  • Conduct effective 1:1s with students to support them with their attendance, progress and ensuring that they are reviewing and working to targets set by staff
  • Liaise with teaching/lecturing staff proactively to ensure that any issues surrounding student progress is addressed
  • Liaise with parents/carers in relation to issues impacting on student progress and achievement
  • Provide initial health and wellbeing support for students, ensuring effective referrals to the health and wellbeing team
  • Provide initial safeguarding support for students, ensuring effective referrals to the safeguarding team
  • Attend Faculty meetings to discuss progress of students and actions required to support

How to Apply

The closing date for the role is 31 July with interviews week commencing 08 August. We will be monitoring the applications daily and reserve the right to withdraw the advert early. If you are interested, waste no time, and apply today by following the links below! Please note we are not able to accept applications by CV only.

About Us

In August 2021, Highbury College and Portsmouth College merged to form the City of Portsmouth College. The new organisation is a general further education college in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

It provides vocational and academic education and training, from first-step courses to university level foundation degrees, specialised services for business and education in the community. Courses include A Levels, vocational diplomas (BTECs), GCSEs, Foundation Degrees, Apprenticeships and unaccredited leisure courses.

The College has more than 55 years of experience during which time it has built a strong reputation for both academic, technical and professional programmes. It also has close relationships with those working in various industries which ensure the ever-changing needs of employers in the area are met.

The College actively promotes lifelong learning and delivers a wide range of adult courses at more than 40 community venues in and around Portsmouth, as well as at four College campuses.

 The College is also a provider of apprenticeship training in the south east and currently offers apprenticeships in more than 40 subject areas.

We offer a range of staff benefits including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holidays and great on-site facilities.

City of Portsmouth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. The College celebrates diversity and aims to recruit a diverse range of staff.

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