Lecturer - Various Locations

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Closed for applications on 11/12/2019 23:59
£24,313 - £26,999
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Wansbeck Workspace
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11 Dec
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Job Title  Sessional Employability Lecturers required to cover Learning and Skills Service sites
Working Pattern:  As and when required - sessional role based on service delivery requirements.

Tutors required to work across Northumberland in the following areas:  North of the County -  Alnwick and Berwick,  South East  - Ashington, Cramlington, Seghill, Morpeth and Blyth

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.  For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service
Northumberland Learning & Skills Service currently administers its own supply of sessional lecturers who undertake assessing, lecturing, learner support and administration work at various Adult Learning Centres across the County. Delivery takes place during the day, evenings and weekends.  

The role
You will be based in the Employability Team and you will work closely with colleagues delivering employability support across Northumberland via the Generation North East Programme and the DWP Work and Health Programme. You will work with customers referred to employability training from these programmes and also from Job Centre Plus ( JCP).
You should be able to develop and deliver employability sessions that can inspire and engage participants to take steps towards employment. 
You will be responsible for delivering personal/social development, employability skills and providing IAG to a wide range of customers.
You will need experience of delivering group training, one to one support, IAG and be able to build good relationships with participants to support them into employment, education or further training.
Experience of delivering short, medium and long courses including using digital technologies is essential and you will deliver engaging, creative lessons that include a variety of resources to meet all learning styles.
You will encourage customers to identify the skills required to progress towards their career aspirations. Providing regular feedback to customers and to referral agencies is essential to enable customers to make progression, ensuring that joint working is supporting the achievement of employment outcomes and customer progression. It is therefore essential that you are able to build excellent working relationships and partnerships with internal colleagues and all external partners.  
You will motivate and encourage customers to identify the skills required to progress towards their career aspirations and signpost them accordingly.

The service has a strong and ambitious vision for all customers and learners that is shared by all staff. This has positively impacted on our provision and strong employment and learning outcomes. We offer an excellent range of provision that has a strong focus on economic outputs and we deliver our services from bases in all major towns across Northumberland, ensuring that we provide an accessible service to all of our residents. We are a Grade 2 Ofsted service with outstanding features and also hold Matrix Accreditation. Equality, diversity, safeguarding, health and wellbeing, British Values and Prevent are all promoted and embedded in the service ethos.

We are looking for an individual who has the passion, drive and enthusiasm for making a positive impact in a person's life and has direct previous experience of a similar role.

A starting salary of £24,313 - Salary range is £24,313 - £26,999

Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)

Essential requirements:
Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Understanding of DWP out-of-work benefits and the wider benefits system
Teacher training qualification
Relevant and up-to- date knowledge of the subject area

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Lesley Bruce for an informal discussion.
Contact details: E: lesley.bruce@northumberland.gov.uk T: 01670 623910

Closing date 11 December 2019 at midnight

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This job is closed for applications.