16-19 Tutor

Who we’re looking for:

SS&L are looking for a tutor who is committed to supporting individuals to develop learners’ professional knowledge, skills and behaviours, while supporting them to gain qualifications that will help improve their lives and future prospects.

Due to high demand in our thriving 16-19 provision, the existing curriculum team are looking for an inspirational person to join SS&L. This exciting new opportunity to help develop and grow one of our many high performing sectors for 2023/24 academic year and beyond.

SS&L is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic tutor to help us develop and deliver a range of skills-based training and qualification courses, along with other non-regulated courses and workshops.

SS&L works across Somerset, providing adult education, apprenticeships, and traineeships and learning opportunities for our local community.

As well as offering skills and qualifications to local people, we also invest heavily in community projects to help disadvantaged groups to improve their lives through learning. 

The work we do is inspiring and heart-warming. We’re passionate about what we do, we’re evolving fast, and we are building our tutor team to ensure we deliver quality and excellence in post-16 education to our local communities.

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate how you are able to meet SS&L’s core values:

Why work for us:

We view our staff as an essential component in providing the very best learning opportunities and services to our learners and business partners.  Here at Somerset Skills & Learning (SS&L), our aim is not just to provide the very best learning opportunities to all; we also want to offer the very best working opportunities for our staff.

If you choose to join our dedicated staff team, you will find that SS&L provides a supportive and well-balanced working environment in which we help our staff to develop and grow in their roles.

If you can offer us the qualities we’re looking for, we can offer you an excellent working environment where you will not only receive training and development opportunities, and excellent holiday and pension benefits, and you will also be supporting the growth and development of the local communities in which we operate.

The benefits:

We’re pleased to be able to offer you:

  • 29 days annual leave + bank holidays + up to 2 gifted Christmas days
  • 1 day’s gifted leave for your birthday
  • Up to 2 paid volunteering days
  • Flexible working and opportunity to work from home*
  • Totum discount card
  • .45p mileage rate**
  • Teacher Pension (Employer contribution = 23.68%)
  • On-site parking at certain venues
  • Contractual sick, maternity & paternity pay for up to one year (after qualifying period)
  • Shared parental leave
  • Continued Professional Development
  • Supportive culture with elected staff directors
  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme

*These opportunities will depend on the needs of the role.

**Rate change after 4000 miles p.a.

SS&L recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination

We welcome and encourage job applications from everyone

Join us and become a vital part of an organisation that supports the wellbeing and development of the region’s communities.

Find out more:

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tom Collins via 07920 211 172 or email tcollins@sslcic.co.uk

SS&L is committed to the protection of young people and vulnerable adults and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check relevant to the role applied for

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974

How to apply:

Please find a detailed Job Description below and scroll down for the on-line application form.

Tutor (accredited delivery) JD PS – 16-19 Tutor

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