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English Tutor, Stockport



Juniper Training

£18,000 - £28,000 Per Annum


Lecturer,Tutor / Trainer,English,Functional Skills / Basic Skills

Permanent | Full Time




We have an opportunity for an English Tutor to join our team based in Stockport.

Working full time on a permanent basis you will receive a competitive salary of £18,000-£28,000 per annum.

Juniper are an independent established training provider who have been assisting young people to move forward and achieve for 35 years. Delivering Traineeships, Study Programmes and Apprenticeships we help young people across the country to take positive steps forward in their lives.

In 2013, we undertook the “Best Companies” assessment which gathered in the views of all our staff on what it’s like to work here. We were delighted to achieve a 3 Star rating – the highest available – testament to our commitment to our staff.

Health and well-being benefits we’ll offer you as our English Tutor:

At Juniper we are committed to improving the health and well-being of our staff and because of this we have a range of health and well-being benefits that are people are able to take advantage of:

- JFit - this is a scheme where employees participate in an exercise of their choice for 45 minutes, for 3 times a week, over a year (April to March) and earn extra annual leave for simply taking part

- Health Shields - Cash back on health needs, such as, dental, physiotherapy, eye tests, prescriptions!

- EAP – Our scheme to help any employees with any personal problems that may impact their health

- Critical Illness Cover

- Flexi Holidays – Including an extra day off for your birthday!

- Cycle to work – We offer the opportunity for all staff to participate in the fantastic Cycle to Work scheme

Key responsibilities as our English Tutor will include:

- To deliver engaging and effective training sessions to groups

- To compile and assess BTEC (Employability) qualifications

- To deliver English and/or maths qualifications – either Functional Skills or GCSEs (where applicable)

- Contribute towards ensuring excellent student attendance & retention

- To safeguard the welfare of all students, preventing radicalisation and promoting British Values

Essential skills and abilities we’re looking for in our English Tutor:

- Level 2 English & Maths (or working at)

- Ability to deliver effective training sessions to groups

- Excellent communicator

- Ability to persuade & influence others and deal with conflict/challenging behaviour

- Ability to build rapport with target group and retain their attention during training sessions

- Ability to work well under pressure

- Ability to work to targets & deadlines

- Highly motivated

- Innovative & solution focused

- Ability to remain positive, with a bubbly, engaging personality

- Excellent organisation skills

- Competent in use of IT

- Ability to meet targets and provide a quality service to all stakeholders