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Vacancies Within Aspire-i

The Aspire-Igen Group is a social enterprise committed to helping individuals, organisations and communities succeed through learning and work. We are a major provider of advice and support services to young people and adults across Yorkshire and Humber. We have a strong track record of successfully delivering government funded initiatives and contracts including National Careers Service, ESF NEET and the Study Programme.

EXTERNAL VACANCY

ESOL/English Tutor [ref: 1142]

(Full-time although Part-time will be considered, permanent)-Working across Leeds and Bradford.

Full-time 37 hours per week £26,000 per annum

The opportunity has arisen for an ESOL/English Tutor to work as part of our Study Programme teaching team. The Aspire-Igen group delivers vocational training and maths and English qualifications to around 2000 students each year.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering ESOL and English qualifications, training and support services associated with our contracted Programmes. This would include teaching and learning, assessment and learner support from Entry to Level 2, leading to further training, vocational pathways and employment opportunities.

The main objectives of the role are:

  • To deliver ESOL/ English qualifications from Entry to Level 2 to students on the Study programme.

  • To design and deliver accredited, personalised learning programmes, contextualising ESOL / English into a variety of vocational areas.
  • To be responsible for the teaching, learning, assessment and learner support which leads to progression opportunities.

  • To meet minimum standards of achievement for ESOL/English accreditation.

  • You must have a recognised teaching qualification, an ESOL subject specialist qualification and a minimum of 1 year’s post qualification relevant teaching experience and be familiar with Awarding Body requirements. A DELTA qualification would be considered with substantial experience of teaching ESOL in a publicly funded education or training context. You will be able to deliver ESOL and English from entry level up to level 2 and hold a level 3 qualification in your specialist area. You should be able to design and deliver training appropriate to our learners and have previous experience working with young people.

    Application Process

    To apply for the position please send your CV and a covering letter to rob.mifsud@aspire-i.com or by post to Robert Mifsud, Vocational Learning Manager, Onward House, 2 Baptist Place, Bradford, BD1 2PS. If you require a full job description please look at the aspire-i website Link Here or email Liz Pope at Liz.pope@aspire-i.com.

    All positions are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exemptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for an Enhanced Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions, cautions, warnings and reprimands. Aspire-i is an Equal Opportunities employer. We wish to encourage the recruitment of staff from under-represented groups to apply for the advertised positions. Aspire-i will seek to recruit the best candidate for the job based on merit. The recruitment and selection process will ensure the identification of the person best suited to the job and the Aspire-i Ltd.

    Closing date: Wednesday 4th March 2015.

    Careers Adviser [Ref: 1141]

    Based in Leeds. Maternity leave cover until March 31st 2016

    37hrs between 8.30am and 5.30pm, Monday – Friday

    Salary £20,300 to £25,755 – depending on qualification level.

    igen are committed to helping individuals, organisations and communities succeed through learning and work. We have a strong track record of successfully delivering government funded initiatives and contracts including National Careers Service and Study Programmes. We are a major provider of advice and support services to young people and adults in the Yorkshire and Humber area.

    An opportunity has arisen for a Careers Adviser to join the company, working within our busy and dynamic National Careers Service team providing IAG to adult customers. Working in our Leeds premises and those of our partners, you’ll help people to make crucial decisions about their learning and work options.

    You will be qualified to at least NVQ level 4 in Information, Advice and Guidance (or equivalent) with experience in delivering IAG to a wide variety of audiences in both individual and group settings in a target driven environment. You will be able to organise your own workload effectively, work to tight deadlines, understand common barriers to progression into work or training and have an understanding of current issues relating to the job market.

    You will establish and maintain effective relationships with a range of support agencies; keep detailed and accurate records and provide a comprehensive service to customers. The successful candidate will be required to deliver advice and input onto an online system so good communication and ICT skills are essential.

    Application Process

    To apply for the role please send your covering letter and CV to fabien.baugard@aspire-igen.com

    Closing Date: 26th February 2015

    Interviews: 5th March 2015

    igen is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all clients and expects all staff to share this commitment. Relevant posts with igen are subject to DBS disclosure, information about the disclosure service information about the disclosure service is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service.

    igen is an equal opportunities employer. We wish to encourage the recruitment of staff from under-represented groups to apply for the advertised positions. igen will seek to recruit the best candidate for the job based on merit. The recruitment and selection process will ensure the identification of the person best suited to the job and igen.

    Previous applicants need not apply. No agencies please.

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