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ESOL Tutor

Posted on 2024-01-10


Nottingham, United Kingdom
Job Description
Twin Group is an award-winning provider of education, travel, work experience, accommodation, and employment services.  We offer a diverse number of life-enhancing services to our clients and every member of our team is essential in achieving this.

An experienced ESOL tutor to deliver regulated and non-regulated qualifications/training to our REP-funded learners or other provisions where necessary.

The delivery schedule is driven by our learners located nationally; courses are delivered using various digital media and require excellent learner management skills to progress and support each learner. This role can be delivered from home and with occasional travel to London.  Due to this, lone work will be required.

The role requires an organised professional with the ability to adapt to new environments, use a multitude of needs to be resourceful and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Prepare lessons efficiently in order to conduct them competently.
  • Deliver and assess accredited and non-accredited qualifications according to the delivery schedule.
  • Deliver courses online using a range of programmes including Microsoft Teams, incorporating technology such as tablets and smartphones into your teaching and using interactive online resources enabling the learner to develop their skills.
  • Set and assess learner work product daily, ensuring feedback is provided promptly.
  • Complete remedial actions identified by the IV promptly to ensure learner achievement performance is included in the given month.
  • Monitor the learners’ progress throughout the course, against the criteria
  • Create schemes of work and lesson plans in accordance with the qualification specifications.
  • Prepare educational material to assist with stretching and challenging the learning.
  • Abide by the copyright rules and always source material before photocopying.
  • Be prepared to deliver and assess a suite of work skills specialist programmes as required.
  • Manage the class effectively and challenge learners on attendance and punctuality in line with the policy.
  • Regularly report back to HQ, the attendance records throughout the course.
  • Substitute for other Trainers / Advisors in case of their absence, as mutually agreed with the Team Leader and/or Manager.
  • Be involved in Twin’s observation programme across all provisions.
  • Be involved in standardisation meetings.
  • Represent Twin at all times in a professional manner at all sites and any travel in between.
  • Liaise regularly with Advisors on learners’ readiness for progression into employment, and provide handover information to new or substitute trainers.
  • Adhere to the tidy desk policy following all display screen assessment guidance and be responsible for the equipment provided.
Education /Qualification 
  • Assessing qualification, TAQA, A1, or equivalent
  • PTTLS, DTTLS or equivalent 
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Mathematics and English or equivalent
Skills and Experience
  • Experience in delivering to post 16 – Essential.
  • Experience in delivering functional skills - Essential
  • Experience in delivering Employability/Vocational qualifications – Essential.
  • Knowledge of Awarding Organisations; Edexcel, NCFE, C&G qualifications - Desirable
  • Experience of the welfare-to-work sector - Desirable.
  • Experience of working within a business context – Desirable
  • Experience in embedding British Values, PREVENT and safeguarding lessons - Essential.
Additional Information
Salary: £26,000 per annum 
Location: Nottingham and Derby 
Contract:  Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30

Benefits: up to 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + Birthday Day off, per year; Long service award, an extra day annual leave per year completed, up to 5 additional days; 5 days paid sick leave per year; Employee referral scheme, up to £500 per successful referral; Sabbatical Leave the right to request up to 1 months unpaid sabbatical leave; Season ticket loan of up to £1000 per year; Pension contributions; Career development opportunities; 2 volunteering days per year; ability to purchase an additional 3 days annual leave per year; Death in service benefit, including an Employee Assistance Programme.

Please Note:  
The successful candidate must be able to work in the UK. 
Twin is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
Successful applicants will be required to undertake a standard or an enhanced disclosure via the DBS, depending on the role itself. 
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and qualifications will be required.
  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a one-hour online safeguarding training before commencing employment.

We are dedicated to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age. 

Disability Confident Employer 
Disabled applicants should indicate in the Equality of Opportunity section of the application form if they wish their application to be given consideration under the Disability Confident scheme.  
If you are invited to interview, please advise the recruitment administrator what adjustment you would require at the interview in as much detail as possible to enable arrangements to be put into place.  

We ask all applicants if they want to be considered under this scheme.  By opting-in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable adjustments you may need if you are employed. 

Access to Work Scheme  
You can apply for Access to Work if you need support to get back to work. 
You can apply using the online service or apply by phoning Jobcentre Plus on: 
Telephone: 0800 121 7479 
Textphone: 0800 121 7579 

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