Skill Tutor - Project Search

  • Job Reference: BBC1063
  • Date Posted: 26 June 2024
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  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire, England
  • Salary: £25,636 to £29,653
  • Sector: Employment Coach
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Skill Tutor - Project Search

Hours: 37 hours a week / 52 weeks per year 
Contract Type: Permanent 
Salary:  £25,636 to £29,653 

Reference Number: STPS 

Blackburn College has nearly 700 people employed in a vast range of roles and feels more like a community than a workplace, and this sense of collaboration is just one of the benefits of working here. We strive to make our employee community a welcoming, caring, and enthusiastic one, fuelling ambition with opportunities and support to help us all achieve our personal and professional goals. 

We are proud to offer the full range of qualifications that students need to fulfil long and valuable careers. With purpose-built facilities, excellent grades, expanding catchment area, and purposeful vision. We believe that attending college is about more than achieving a qualification and aim to give all learners an opportunity to develop their full potential in a friendly and supportive environment. There has never been a better time to join us! 

The Role   

As a Skills Tutor for Project Search, you will be working at the Asda Blackburn store, in a variety of departments. You will be delivering a curriculum to support the development of skills sets enabling students to progress into employment. You will be working closely with both the Store Manager and local employers seeking employment opportunities to meet the employment needs of the individuals. As a Skills Tutor it is vital that you support both the monitoring and achievement of academic and EHCP targets.  

What are we looking for?   

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual who possesses a relevant academic or Industry related qualification and demonstrative ability of functional Maths & English. 

With experience of working with learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and of working in a support environment, you'll have the ability communicate effectively with both learners and employers.  

What makes Blackburn College an Employer of choice? 

You'll have access to a wide range of benefits and support, including, but not limited to: 

Salary band: Business Support points 22 to 27: £25,636 to £29,653 

  • Regular Staff Physical Activity Sessions and reduced-price gym membership 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Family-friendly policies 
  • Free eye tests and contribution to VDU-use-only glasses 
  • Several food outlets with a variety of menu choices