Pastoral Support Tutor – Horticulture & Agriculture
(Full time, Term Time, Fixed term until 28.7.2022)
We are seeking to appoint an experienced, highly motivated and dedicated individual to provide pastoral support to students within our Horticulture and Agriculture Department. You will need knowledge and awareness of a variety of approaches to supporting learners. Experience and understanding of supporting students with mental health and behavioural needs is essential.
This role might suit someone from a horticulture background or someone wishing to explore roles within further education and teaching. The pastoral support tutor will be encouraged to pursue various CPD opportunities and support with the delivery of tutorial topics directly to students. Experience of similar work with post-16 learners would be useful.
The successful applicant must have a flexible approach to the role and be able to act on their own initiative whilst working to guidelines, protocols and quality standards as set out by the College. An interest in supporting young adults to learn and encouraging students to build resilience in order to prepare themselves for the workplace is essential.
The role will include providing up to date, accurate general information, advice and guidance support to students, parents and other College staff regarding academic performance; as well as financial/welfare matters and procedures. You will need to be highly organised and able to work across all curriculum levels within a diverse, fast-paced environment.
Attention to detail is essential as the role will include maintaining accurate records, in paper and electronic formats, of all interactions with learners and their parents, guardians and/or carers. The role may also include course management so the ability to supervise groups independently is essential.
To apply for this exciting role, please read the attached job description and complete the application form which can be downloaded from FE jobs or found under ‘How to Apply’ on the ‘Work For Us’ page of our website. Completed applications forms can be uploaded directly by selecting ‘Apply Now’ or emailed to the HR Department. For any queries, please contact the HR team who will be happy to help you. We look forward to hearing from you!
Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 27th June 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Proposed start date: 16th August 2021
Reasons to join us
Term-time only working & generous pension scheme
A wide range of learning & career opportunities
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes
Free on-site parking
Various health & wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College gym)
Commitment to Safeguarding
BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.
BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.