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East Lothian Works, 9-11 Lodge Street, Haddington, EH41 3DX
£18.12 - £20.41 per hour
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Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.  

Hourly rate of pay:  £18.12 - £20.41
Working on an 'ad hoc' basis, as & when required to meet the business need
There are no guaranteed minimum number of hours per week with relief/casual posts

East Lothian Works are recruiting experienced individuals to work with adults and/or young people (post school) to improve their literacy, numeracy, IT and employability skills. In line with the Scottish Government's No One Left Behind strategy and the draft Adult Learning Strategy, tutors will be part of the wider employability team, offering a learner centred approach and supporting those furthest away from the labour market to make meaningful progression along the strategic skills pipeline. SQA qualifications in Core Skills and Employability are offered as part of our provision and tutors would be expected to deliver these either on a 1-1 basis or in groups.

Job Details

To deliver a range of core skills courses and 1:1 tuition to young people (post school) and adults. Use appropriate methods to promote learning and achievement, including the associated activities related to the preparation, delivery and assessment of the course. 

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to a minimum of HNC/SVQ Level 3 in the subject being delivered and have previous experience of tutoring/teaching groups in an Adult Learning context or tutoring/teaching in a school setting.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UKwebsite.



Additional Information

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Please note: We do not accept CV's (either electronically or by mail).  All our vacancies must be applied for by fully completing the on-line application form.  Although there is an ‘import data from my CV’ function on MyJobScotland, this only imports very limited data and should not be relied upon to complete the application form. 

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