Understanding Autism - Distance Learning Tutor

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We have recently added the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (Aim Reference 601/6330/6) to our portfolio of courses and require flexible distance learning tutors to assess and mark learner’s work.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to attend 1 standardisation meeting per year at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire. All of your work is carried out via our bespoke internet based system, EQUAL.

Tutor role, salary
Expected payment per learner - £90.00
NB: This role is classed as self-employed

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• You will access Learner’s assessments via an online system where you will be required to assess work and provide robust written feedback to the learner.
• You will be required to liaise with learners by email/telephone to assist them with any questions that need revisiting in order for them to achieve a Pass and meeting the learning outcomes for the qualification.
• You will be required to liaise with the tutor and administration teams in our office to return learner feedback via the online system, and highlight any areas of concern with learners.
• Your agreed caseload will be required to be returned to the office within 7 days on receipt of the assessments.
• As part of the awarding body and audit requirements, a sample of your work will be assessed by our team of internal moderators.
• If any actions are identified by our internal moderators, you will be required to action and resolve these within a period of 10 days.
• Undertake any training relevant to the efficient execution of any of the above duties, and to take responsibility for his/her own professional development
• To undertake necessary Health & Safety responsibilities and duties as required by this post
• To undertake any necessary Data Protection responsibilities and duties as required by the post.

Qualifications Required:
In line with NCFE CACHE’s Occupational Competence Guidelines, all applicants are expected to hold a minimum Level 3 or equivalent qualification in one of the following areas:

Examples of relevant qualifications in the following subject areas:
• Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care
• Level 3 NVQ in Health and Social Care
• Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator)
• Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
• Level 3 Diploma in Mental Health Care
• Level 3 Certificate in Working in Community Mental Health Care
• Level 3 Award in Supporting Children and Young People with Autism
• Level 3 Award in Communication Support for Verbal Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
• Social work
• Nursing

Examples of work experience
• Social care
• Social work
• Nursing
• Health
• Early years
• Education eg learning support services
• Therapies (art, music, drama, play)
• Voluntary
• Occupational therapy
• Speech and language therapy
• Psychology
• Psychiatry

The types of qualification and work experience could vary widely, as experience from different sectors could be relevant.

NB: it is a requirement of the role that you can evidence up to date occupational competency within this field.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 01757 600 916
Fax: 01757 708031
Contact: Tutor Recruitment

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