Vacancy – Community Adult Learning Tutor

Job Title: Community Adult Learning Tutor
Project: Learning For Life
Salary: £28,000
Duration: Full Time 37hrs / Permanent
Location: Cedarwood Hub, North Shields, North of Tyne
Clearance Required: DBS
Responsible to: Project Manager

Job Purpose
This role is part of Cedarwood Trusts Learning for Life community Adult Learning provision. Offering a wide range of courses and qualifications in health and social care (Step Up into Care). We are seeking to recruit a tutor to deliver Step Up into Care courses in both the Cedarwood Hub and across the North of Tyne, to design, plan, deliver and evaluate high quality learning opportunities and experiences for learners in response to their identified needs.


Deliver Learning:

  • Plan and deliver effective learning programmes for diverse groups or individuals in a safe and inclusive environment.
  • To initially assess learners’ starting points and monitor their progress, set challenging tasks and objectives, and build on and extend learning for all learners.
  • Enable learners to share responsibility for their own learning and assessment, setting goals that stretch and challenge.
  • Motivate and inspire learners to promote achievement and develop their skills to enable progression.
  • Address the mathematics and English needs of learners and work creatively to overcome individual barriers to learning.
  • Promote the benefits of digital technology and support learners in its use.
  • Apply appropriate and fair methods of assessment and provide constructive and timely feedback to support progression and achievement.
  • To support learners to develop personal, social and employability skills for them to progress into further learning or jobs that meet local and national needs.

  • Maintain and update your teaching / training expertise, vocational competence, and digital skills.


Personal Management and Continuous Improvement 

  • Actively contribute to an inclusive, stimulating, and welcoming environment for staff and service users by promoting a culture that maintains all professional boundaries.
  • Actively promote the Cedarwood Trusts values and ethos.
  • Manage your own time and workload effectively, whilst also working as part of a team.
  • Undertake continuing professional development including participating in supervision, performance reviews and attending training as/when required.
  • Work in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies & procedures, and guidelines.
  • Keep abreast of policy and professional development within your area of professional expertise.
  • Adhere to and live our workplace values of being caring, adaptable and honesty.
  • Identify any opportunities for quality improvement and raise them through the Bright Ideas process.
  • Contribute to organisational development and quality improvement through collaboration with others.

NOTE: Cedarwood Trust provides front line services and recognises the need to respond flexibly to changing demands and circumstances. Whilst this job description provides a summary of the post, this may need to be adapted or adjusted to meet changing circumstances.

​If you are interested in this role, please email for an application pack and the closing date for applications is the 7th July 2023.