English Intervention Tutor

Oldham Sixth Form College, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL8 1XU

This job expired on 4 July 2022

  • Expected start date

    24 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 June 2022

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Fixed term (2 Years)

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English Intervention Tutor job summary

English Intervention Tutor Full Time, Term Time Only. To commence 24th August 2022, 2-year fixed term. Intervention Tutors will perform a key role in supporting the College’s academic interventions for our GCSE English students. These are dynamic roles with a real opportunity to make a difference to students that need it the most. Working with the English team, you will be providing small group support for GCSE students in an outstanding department. You will deliver a structured programme of intervention focusing on exam preparation, the use of GCSEPod and the development of study skills and revision techniques. You will also monitor attendance and homework of students in your groups. You will need to keep accurate records and provide regular updates to the GCSE Course Leader. The position is ideal for graduates with aspirations of progressing into teacher training. Although an English degree would be desirable, it is not essential providing candidates are confident in their ability to support students in GCSE English. You should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with the 16-19 age group, providing supportive and motivational feedback to enable students to make progress in their GCSE subject. Salary: Pro-rata of point 9 of the Sixth Form College’s Support Staff pay spine which is currently £21,509 (actual salary £18,785.96) Advert Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 4th July 2022 Provisional Interview Date: W/C 4th July 2022
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About Oldham Sixth Form College

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Academy, ages 16 to 19
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0 pupils enrolled
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16 to 19
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Oldham Sixth Form College is a large and diverse sixth form college specialising in Advanced Level courses. We have an excellent reputation for academic and vocational achievement, comprehensive pastoral care and extensive enrichment. Our mission is focussed on providing an inclusive, broad, high quality education for students in the local area and this is achieved through a core focus on teaching and learning. Our curriculum offers excellence and breadth. We offer the widest choice of A Levels in the area as well as a range of BTECs and T Levels. A number of our students resit Maths or English GCSE as part of their programme and we have a very small level 2 programme. Students are supported by our team of Progress Tutors. Students benefit from a wide range of additional activities to support them and their learning. We were proud to have this recognised by the Educate North in 2020 with their Community Engagement Award for the Essential Life Skills programme.

OSFC was a founding partner in the thriving Pinnacle Learning Trust. OSFC was graded 'Good' by Ofsted in 2017, receiving a glowing report and is currently self-assessing as ‘Outstanding’. The outstanding achievement and progression rates of all our students led to the College receiving the Social Mobility Award at the 2017 Educate North Awards. Our outcomes continue to be very strong and we are proud of the year on year successes and achievements of our students and staff. The College was awarded Teaching School status in recognition of its impressive track record in developing teachers and sharing best practice and is now the Delivery Lead for NPQs on behalf of East Manchester Teaching School Hub. We are also proud to be the only Sixth Form College designated as an Associate Research School for the EEF’s Research Schools Network, reflecting and reinforcing our close working relationship with Oldham Research School and commitment to evidence-informed practice. In 2020 we were designated as an EdTech Demonstrator School by the DfE supporting over 100 schools with their remote learning provision and digital strategies. Our work in this area was also recognised by the SFCA in 2021 with their Curriculum Innovation Award.

These designations allow the Trust to provide staff with a range of professional development opportunities beyond their main role in college, including designation as Evidence Leads in Education for the Research School, delivery of school to school support, CPD facilitation and support for trainee teachers. Join us and you will become part of a high quality, forward thinking educational establishment committed to meeting the needs of the community it serves.

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