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VACANCY: Academy BTEC Tutor

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6 June 2022

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Swindon Town Football Club are currently recruiting for an Academy BTEC Tutor to join the team at SN1 for the 2022-23 season.

Job Title: Academy BTEC Tutor

Contract Type: 1 Year Fixed Term (9 hours / week)

Reports to: LFE Regional Officer, and Swindon Town Academy - Head of Education

Salary: Competitive (Hourly Rate)

Based at: The County Ground Swindon, SN12ED

Hours: 9 Hours of delivery time per week, x 32 weeks of the year (September-June).

Purpose of Role - To work with League Football Education (LFE) to provide high-quality learning experiences that meet the needs of learners and maintain the highest professional standards in the delivery of vocational qualifications to apprentices.

Key Responsibilities

· Teach the apprentices for the specified number of hours in your contract and create an inspiring learning environment that challenges and supports all apprentices.

· Complete an annual assessment plan for the units you will be delivering.

· Mark apprentices work on the EMS and complete associated administration within 10 working days of the learners submitting.

· Provide detailed individual feedback to each apprentice on their progress, challenging the development of academic skills including English and Math.

· Plan and organise delivery to ensure good/outstanding lessons are taught.

· Support apprentices using a variety of teaching and learning methods to maximise apprentice potential.

· Utilise LFE teaching resources and CPD opportunities fully and effectively to enhance learner experience and employability skills.

· Consistently conduct formative assessments to monitor apprentice progress. Use the information from these assessment checks to inform teaching.

· Encourage apprentices to reflect on their own learning experiences and to monitor their own progress.

· Establish open, motivational and trusting relationships with apprentices.

· Encourage apprentices to take responsibility for their own learning.

· Contribute to the regular (approximately 12-weekly) formal LFE review process, as per the BTEC tutor guidance, for each apprentice.

· Liaise with LFE’s Lead internal verifier to ensure assessment is appropriate and that apprentice work satisfies awarding body criteria.

· Comply with external verification requirements of LFE’s awarding body and provide if requested, access to apprentices and samples of work for scrutiny when requested.

· Attend LFE training events i.e. LFE standardisation meetings and conferences, as required.

· Attend/participate in meetings and other events as required.

· Comply with LFE’s cycle of observations of teaching, learning and assessment.

· Play an active part in your own professional development and undertake continual professional development. Maintain a portfolio of your CPD to demonstrate continuing vocational and occupational competence.

· Support and motivate the U18’s, to deliver the apprentice curriculum, academy philosophy and push high standards at all times.

· Work with the Head of Education with the identification, co-ordination, and delivery of individual development plans for all players within the phase.

· Contribute to the building of a library of academy best practice sessions mirroring the philosophy.

A full Job Description can be viewed HERE.

To apply, please click HERE and follow the instructions included at the bottom of the Job Description.


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