Job Details

Job Title:
ESW Numeracy Tutor
Reporting To:
Curriculum Hub Manager - Essential Skills
Learning & Skills
HMP Berwyn
£24,753 - £38,856

Description Job Role

HMP Berwyn will offer exceptional learning & skill provision with a focus on rehabilitation to the men it houses. The curriculum offer will support this process and we are seeking exceptional staff to help us deliver this agenda across a wide range of areas.
As directed by the Hub Manager – Essential Skills, your role will be to provide a range of services in support of the delivery and assessment of Essential Skills Wales or similar programmes as part of the Learning & Skills curriculum offer.

  • Key Accountabilities

    • To deliver lessons designed to underpin the requirements for the delivery of Essential Skills and assess the full range of Essential Skills (literacy, numeracy, digital literacy & employability skills – where appropriate).
    • To monitor learners’ progress towards qualifications, give them constructive feedback and help prepare them for the Essential Skills Wales qualifications (controlled task & test).
    • To design suitable learning opportunities for individuals and groups of staff.
    • To develop assessment methodology and documentation including learning materials and workbooks.
    • To use the required tracking systems to monitor and log candidate progress and attainment.
    • To liaise with Awarding Bodies regarding standards, learning materials, candidate registration and certification, etc.
    • To carry out preparation work in anticipation of External Verifier visits.
    • To take part in Internal Verification activities as required.
    • To work within the agreed Quality Management System and adhere to quality procedures and correct documentation.
    • To help with marketing and promotion of relevant courses.
    • To provide educational guidance, support and counselling for all learners and act as a personal tutor when required
    • Participate in the marketing, planning, assessment and evaluation of course provision
    • To liaise with tutors from other business areas with regard to resources, curriculum development, learner reports and other related matters
    • Monitor and evaluate learning sessions and participate in teaching observations
    • Complete and produce the agreed deadlines documentation such as, registers, schemes of work, records of work, course review, course analysis documentation, learner reports, absence reports, course files etc
    • Implement and adhere to quality systems to ensure retention, and achievement targets are continually improved in line with agreed policies
  • Management & Leadership


  • Financial


  • Qualifications

    • A degree or equivalent subject specialist qualification Essential
    • Teaching qualification - minimum Cert Ed, PGCE or equivalent Essential
    • Integrity Essential
    • Sustainability Essential
    • Accountability Essential
    • Hold QTS / QTLS Desirable
    • Minimum level 2 qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy Essential
    • The ability to speak fluent Welsh Desirable
  • Experience

    • Proven track record of delivering Essential or Functional skills in either a prison or education establishment Essential
    • Experience of working with a similar learning cohort Essential
  • Skills

    • Able to fulfil delivery targets and plans Essential
    • Achievement of quality targets, including those related to learner achievement, inclusion, progression and destination Essential
    • Produce accurate and timely reports Essential
    • Positive contribution to establishment planning & development processes Essential
    • Positive team working Essential
    • Achieve ‘Good’ or above in Teaching Observations Essential
  • Behavioural Competencies

    • Releasing Potential Essential
    • Respect Essential
    • Collaboration Essential
  • General


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