Childcare Tutor

Job Description

Educated Appointments are delighted to be supporting a national apprenticeship training provider in recruiting a new Tutor to join their team based in Oldham, Greater Manchester.

The successful candidate will deliver traineeships and Apprenticeships in Childcare between level 1-3.

Our client aspires to be an organisation that Changes Lives Through Skills and Work with the aim of making a meaningful and impact difference to clients and learners. We do this by becoming an indispensable partner of choice to funding bodies, other lead providers, employers, and supply chain delivery partners.

The role is to deliver an effective programme of learning with quality teaching, whilst assessing learners against the relevant awarding organisation and industry standards. You will help learners needing to develop their Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours, as part of their main vocational studies within Childcare apprenticeships.

You will plan and deliver Awarding Organisations requirements with learners on the course. This includes the development of the learning experience, its delivery, assessment, and the progress of learners on the course.

We expect you to:

Have a high level of subject knowledge and course delivery, ensuring the timely and successful achievement of apprenticeship standards. You will support the learner's regular studies to ensure the smooth and effective running of the course, to the highest possible standards. This is addition to being responsive, adaptable, and comfortable with multiple learners with varying needs so that learning outcomes are met. You will understand the importance of providing people with the skills, knowledge and support they need to succeed.

Your main responsibilities as the Childcare tutor will be to deliver high-quality learning with successful outcomes related to the chosen vocational programme, meeting the needs of learners and organisational priorities and to develop and implement programmes of embedded learning which provides learners with functional skills relevant to their vocational and employment needs.

Requirements of the Role

You will be accountable for managing the performance of students and delivery of the apprenticeship contract, initially and growing each student's experience, for a successful completion of the programme.

You will advise and mentor learners on the embedding and assessment of each programme, as taught in their vocational programmes and maintain delivery standards equivalent to or higher than a good as per the education inspection framework, striving for outstanding.

As well as delivering high-quality vocational sessions, you will establish strategies for dealing with poor attendance, punctuality, behaviour and class performance as well as keeping registers and other student information as required by funding rules and for statistical purposes.


You will provide direction and take a leadership role in the implementation of learning outcomes and development, and ensure all learners have the highest possible outcome and all-round experience, in accordance with Pathway Group Values and OFSTED regulations.

Other Duties

To support learners in the development of their practise through standardisation and sharing best practise
Promote a high-performance positive culture where learners are enthused and motivated to perform to their best, through supportive and professional leadership and management
Assess knowledge and understanding through teaching, learning and assessment
Support learners to develop their behaviours relating to their apprenticeship
Assist in the co-ordination of learners' exams
Overcome barriers to learning and adapt delivery to meet learner's needs
The ability to understand and work to key performance indicators
Be a proactive team player, possessing effective organisational and planning skills, including the ability to manage own diary and caseload
A passion for changing lives, through quality teaching
A passion for education, standards, and quality
Excellent communication and coaching skills
Focused on developing the potential in people
Be personable and engaging, committed and professional
Be confident to deliver and support learners with Maths and English Functional Skills, when required
Identify individual learner needs, implementing and reviewing SMART targets for their assessment plans
Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines and targets
Knowledge and Skills

Possess an Assessor qualification: A1, TAQA, CAVA, or D32, D33 and a recognised teaching or training qualification at level 3 or above (hold or be working towards), which could include any of the following: Level 3 or 4 Award in Education and Training or Diploma or Certificate in Education
Experience in educational delivery and have working knowledge within the training/education sector
Commitment to CPD/professional development/safeguarding
Minimum Level 3 professional teaching qualification (PTLLS teaching qualification or equivalent)
GCSE Grade A*-C in English, Maths, and IT or equivalent
IAG minimum level 3 Qualification
Occupational competence in delivering vocational qualifications
An understanding of curriculum design and assessment
Up to date knowledge of the education inspection framework