British Sign Language Tutor

Shipley College
Saltaire, Shipley [West Yorkshire]
£17.78 - £17.78 Per Hour, £17.78 ph (£22.55 ph inclusive of holiday pay)
24 Sep 2019 15:04
18 Oct 2019 12:00
BSL Tutor
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Contract Type
Sessional / Hourly Paid
Hourly Paid
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

British Sign Language Tutor

We are looking to appoint an individual who is fluent in BSL, has experience in teaching BSL and has relevant experience within the discipline.  Candidates must also be self motivated and be able to work as part of a team.


To implement and deliver British Sign Language courses in accordance with the Signature framework and guidelines, working closely with the Head of Sector. 


  • To deliver Deaf Awareness Training, Bespoke Training & BSL Taster Sessions 

  • To keep up to date with new developments within the field of teaching BSL and related courses

  • 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 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 regulations in College policies 

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

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

  • To carry out a full evaluation of the courses; maintain the required 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 assist the Head of Sector and team in the planning and costing of new programmes, taking into account curriculum changes and 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 on progress and offer clear guidance on how to improve performance to reach their potential

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

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

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


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