New Meaning Group Employer:
New Meaning Centre:
New Meaning Training
New Meaning Bucks & Herts
Application Closing Date:
£25,000 - £28,000
Could you be a New Meaning Training tutor? If you believe you have what it takes to help young people reveal their potential, then we want to hear from you. For those new to this sort of role we will provide full training and support and for those with lots of experience we value your know-how. Whether this is a career change or career progression, we believe that joining New Meaning Training might just be the right move for you.
We're hoping to recruit for this post as soon as possible for a 13/11/23 start date, but will consider applications up to 27/10/23
· Work with young people, parents, careers services, Youth Offending Services, Schools, and other referral or partners agencies to enable the young people to complete the Sports, Fitness & Public Services programme, achieve their qualifications and progress on to living a more independent life.
· Encourage and reinforce to the young people the links between regular attendance, participation & effort and positive outcome for them.
· To work as part of a team to deliver Training in Maths and English, Employability Skills and embed British Values.
· To work as part of a team to organise practical life skills training and activities that enable the young people strengthen their independence and progress to employment and/or further training.
· To work as part of a team to generate creative ideas for how you or other team members can support very hard to engage young people.
· To complete all paperwork and assessments to the required standard set out by our college partner (Buckinghamshire College Group) and our Lead Body for qualifications, NOCN.
· Maintain your own diary and update all progress trackers each week.
· Work with your line manager to manage your CPD programme. Maintain your own diary of appointments with learners and update all progress trackers each week.
· Work with your Area Manager to manage your CPD programme.
We're looking for a tutor to join our Bucks and Herts team based at our centre in High Wycombe. We are inclusive and fun, and our goal is to help young people find meaning and purpose through training and ultimately work.
New Meaning Training is an alternative education provision helping young people to find their strengths and develop the confidence and skills to earn their own living.
Over 250 young people will join one of three programmes this coming academic year, many having been referred by secondary schools, pupil referral units and Special Education Needs settings. It currently offers four learning programmes; Construction Skills, Work & Study programme, Achieve Life-skills and Sports and Public Services programmes, all of which incorporate functional skills qualifications (Maths and English).
Since New Meaning Training opened its first centre in High Wycombe in 2015, the organisation is now supporting young people across Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, and Berkshire. There are three New Meaning sister organisations; New Meaning Training, New Meaning Construction and New Meaning Foundation (a registered charity that is separate from New Meaning Training), unified by its purpose of helping people to construct a better life for themselves. Building strengths, building lives, building futures.
Our work environment includes:
· On-the-job training
· Flexible working hours
· Relaxed atmosphere
· Safe work environment
· Lively atmosphere
· Wellness programmes
You will have:
· Excellent communication skills
· A teamwork ethos
· Empathy and understanding for young people in all circumstances
· The desire to help learners to achieve their goals
· Confidence to identify and maintain a collaboration with local businesses for work experience placements
· Professionalism always – when working with learners, parents and external parties
· Ability to manage own diary and consistently keep to planned visits with learners
· Either a good understanding of current social issues (eg County Lines and the impact of COVID on young people and their mental health) or a willingness to learn
· An ability to understand deadlines and be able to adapt to suit learner needs
· Be able to use initiative to differentiate learning styles and learning abilities
Type: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000
Schedule: Day shift, Monday to Friday
Location: High Wycombe
Application deadline: 27th October 2023
Expected start date: 13th November 2023