Programme Support Tutor - Employer Engagement

Eastern Colleges Group
Bury St Edmunds [Suffolk]
£20,870.64 - £22,943.16 Per Year, dependent on experience
06 Sep 2019 15:54
04 Oct 2019 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Employer Engagement / Partnerships, Work Based Learning
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Programme Support Tutor - Employer Engagement

Programme Support Tutor – Employer Engagement

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds

Permanent: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary:  £20,870.64 - £22,943.16 depending on experience

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Programme Support Tutor to join Employer Engagement Team (Work based learning support team) here at West Suffolk College.  We are looking for someone who is vibrant, enthusiastic and dedicated to helping students with different neurodiverse needs achieve their goals. This position will give the successful candidate the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of our Apprentices. 

The successful candidate will need to have the ability to travel as this role required extensive travel across the East of England.

Role Responsibilities

  • Supporting Learners with Additional Needs.
  • Utilising CognAssist (learning support software).
  • Consulting with Programme delivery teams.
  • Contributing to the successful achievement of the learners.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • Ideally Level 3 (or above) in Learning Support/Mentoring/Teaching Assistant.
  • Experience of working with individuals with learning differences and/or mental or ill health.
  • Ability to work with learners of all ages and abilities.

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.

For more information please contact

Please send a completed application form to , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: 4th October 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing 14th October 2019


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.


The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.


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