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Crosshill Road , G64 2QB
£29,655 - £32,833 per year pro rata
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Position Type:
Part Time
28 hours per week

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Tutor – Social Sciences/Communication

Learning and Skills Service (Scottish Prison Service)

£29,655 - £32,833 per annum, pro rata (subject to pending job evaluation)

28 hours per week

Temporary until 28 July 2023

Based within HMP Low Moss (Glasgow Area)

We are looking to recruit a Tutor who is passionate about delivering quality project based learning across the curriculum. There are several subjects areas that would be suitable including Social Sciences and Communication.

Creating a positive learning atmosphere encouraging learner interest, motivation and achievement are essential in this role in order to support learners in the achievement of their short and long term aspirations.

As well as delivering and assessing approved SQA qualifications up to and including SCQF level 5 and accredited and non-accredited qualifications in a range of subjects, you will update learning materials as required to meet learners’ needs and interests within the context of the prison environment.

Educated to a minimum HNC or equivalent (SCQF Level 7) in relevant area, you should also hold a qualification in SALL (Supporting Adult Literacy Learners) SCQF level 6 or other community based learning qualification, or, be willing to work towards this qualification. A knowledge of SQA frameworks is essential. 

You should have experience in working with offenders or hard to reach learners. Effective communication and time management skills are essential as well as enthusiasm for your professional discipline, being approachable, supportive, self-motivated and flexible.

This position is based within the Learning Centre which sits in HMP Low Moss, and as a result of this, the successful candidate will be required to complete mandatory in-house SPS Training, which includes classroom work as well as scenario based physical movements for self-defence purposes.

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Closing date for this position is 6 December 2022.