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English Facilitator

Application deadline
February 19, 2024 9:00 am
Employment type
37 Hours per week 36 Weeks per year (Pro Rata)
Telford College - Wellington, Telford
Reporting to
Director of Vocational
Potential interview date
From February 23, 2024
Vacancy reference
About the role

An exciting position has become available in our English department, working closely with foundation students and teachers.

The role is varied and offers the opportunity to coach students, deliver small group workshops, and help remove barriers to learning.

This role would suit any individual who enjoys engaging and motivating learners, and adapting teaching styles to suit individual needs.

Key Responsibilities

Assist in the development and delivery of targeted, English tuition workshops, helping to remove barriers to learning and motivate students to achieve their English qualifications.

Provide targeted English support to groups ‘at risk’ of not achieving GCSE grade 4 (or above) or passing their functional skills. Working with selected students in small groups.

Regularly review and monitor the attendance and progress of learners and follow up as required to ensure learners achieve their targets.

Work closely with teaching staff to ensure students receive high quality support in English which will lead to outstanding outcomes above sector norms.

Skills, knowledge and expertise

Qualifications and training


  • GCSE Grade A*-C in English or equivalent.
  • Higher level English qualification (A Level or Degree) or in a relevant subject area.

Skills and expertise

  • Experience of supporting young people in an education setting/ classroom or vocational environment.
  • The ability to motivate, inspire and support learners to achieve a GCSE or functional skill in English.
  • A working knowledge of functional skills and GCSE specifications/requirements.
  • Experience working 1 to 1 with students and delivering small group training sessions in English or a related subject.
How to Apply

We look forward to receiving your application and knowing more about your qualifications, skills, personal qualities and experience that you would bring to the role and to Telford College. Please take time to review the job description.

Please complete the online application form with details of your full employment history (since leaving school, including education, employment and voluntary work) including reasons for any gaps in employment. This should also include a statement of the personal qualities and experience you believe are relevant to your suitability for the post and how this meets the job description and person specification requirements. Your application form will be re-produced in a standard format by the system (without personal identifiers) to assist us in our anonymised shortlisting process.

Under Section 7 of SVGA 2006 it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. The college’s safeguarding policies are available here. Under KCSIE (keeping children safe in education) guidance the college is committed to all pre-employment safeguarding checks, including online checks and candidate history. Therefore, please note upon clicking to apply you agree for these checks to be completed.