Employability Tutor, Peterborough

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Posted 2 weeks ago | ref: 239880

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Protocol are proud to be working with an established training provider looking for an Employability Tutor join the team in central Peterborough.

There are two roles on offer, both full-time, while one is permanent, the other in an FTC until the end of August. 

The post holder will effectively deliver vocational employability programmes whilst creating a positive, safe learning environment to support learners to achieve their full potential throughout the transition into employment.


  • Deliver the agreed classroom qualifications in accordance with the scheme of work – including Customer Service, Warehousing, Lean Organisation Management Techniques & Cleaning & Support Services.
  • Monitor attendance and performance of the learners on an ongoing basis and effectively report to management.
  • Ensure all on-programme paperwork is completed accurately and submitted in a timely manner
  • Timely completion of assessment materials and documentation to meet awarding body, audit and organisational requirements.
  • Deliver information, advice and guidance to all learners, to help them make informed choices about their future and jointly create a detailed Action Plan with clear milestones.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of classroom resources and processes.
  • Keeping up to date with any changes within higher education/funding.
  • Attending jobs fairs to recruit and build relationships.
  • Build referral links and develop relationships with key referral organisations.
  • Attracting new learners to pre-employment programmes by telephone and email facilitating a smooth transition on to programme, ensuring the needs of the learner are always met.
  • Motivate and encourage people to learn new skills to help them back into employment.
  • Identify relevant progression opportunities for learners.
  • Provide a high-quality service to both internal and external stakeholders to ensure positive feedback through the Company self-assessment process and quality improvement strategy.
  • Maintain effective and accurate administration, recording information, producing reports as required and updating MI Systems and adhering to the Data Protection Act and confidentiality procedures at all times.
  • Promote all Contracts, providing information to learners and establishing a working relationship with organisations such as the Job Centres, local employer groups and voluntary organisations, in order to produce work placement and job opportunities.
  • Act on behalf of both of the company and the contract partner and enhance all parties’ reputations.
  • Develop and maintain a good understanding of provision available, agencies related to employment access and the local labour market.
  • Work in close dialogue with all partner organisations and other support agencies to ensure that referrals as a priority are given to company, rather than our competitors.
  • Ensure all quality and compliance systems, processes and guidelines are followed as part of the day-to-day activity ensuring compliance errors are kept to a minimum to ensure the business is risk free.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A recognised teaching certificate e.g. PGCE, Cert Ed, PTTLS or DTTLS.
  • Experience of providing and managing information, advice & guidance services.
  • Knowledge of barriers that can affect candidates’ progression into work.
  • Ability to encourage and motivate learners.
  • Good understanding of the local labour market and employment issues.
  • Ability to problem solve and adapt and respond to various situations.
  • Flexible approach to the demands of the role and to achieve the required results.
  • Good communication, presentation, organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Good IT knowledge or the willingness to develop and undergo any necessary training.
  • Willingness to travel within the identified area as well as to attend training events.

As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.