Lead Tutor English and ESOL
We’re making lots of exciting changes here at Barnsley. But through it all, our commitment to ensuring access to learning opportunities for adults remains. That’s where you come in, delivering a professional English and ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) curriculum offer to support the skills development and qualifications acquisition of adults aged 19+ across the communities of Barnsley.
Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money. The changes are clear to see - from new businesses and jobs, to improving school results and to museums being recognised for their community engagement.
Shape a better future with us
We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.
Your role in our journey
As the Lead Tutor for English and ESOL, you'll enjoy a varied range of responsibilities. The progress and achievement of learners is always your number one concern. Your skills and experience will allow you to lead by example through your own teaching practice in either English or ESOL and your commitment to ensuring every learner in every lesson has a high quality experience which supports them to meet their full potential. You will manage a small team of tutors providing them with guidance and support to deliver high quality teaching, learning and assessment both centrally in Wellington House and through a range of community based venues. You will undertake curriculum development and management to ensure sufficiency and appropriateness of English and ESOL provision which meets local priorities thereby supporting the people of Barnsley to progress in, into or towards employment and economic prosperity. You will work for 40 weeks per academic year.
What you’ll need
To join us, you’ll need a generic teaching qualification such as Cert Ed; City & Guilds OR a Degree plus P.G.C.E or another recognized other teaching qualification as well as a subject specialist qualification in either English or ESOL. A commitment to and evidence of recent continuous professional development is essential as is significant experience of teaching in an adult and community learning setting. You will also bring to the role a commitment to work flexibly, and an appetite for engaging in continuous training and professional development in this rewarding field of work.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.