Contract: Fixed term to 31st December 2022
Salary: Circa £24,000 – £26,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours
The Integrating Migrant People through Activities to Connect & Thrive (IMPACT) project aims to support 600 migrants (Third Country Nationals) by assisting them to integrate into UK society through a programme of holistic activities, coordinated and delivered through 3 key areas: Language, Preparation for Work and Cultural/Community activities. IMPACT will be delivered in two areas, West London and Bristol, and is funded by AMIF (the EU’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund).
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced ESOL Tutor to lead on delivering 121 and group conversational English Language sessions under the Language strand of the programme. By providing conversational English language support, the programme seeks to improve Third Country National’s (TCN’s) ability to communicate with UK citizens and access services.
The successful candidate will have a certificate in Literacy, ESOL or TSOL at minimum Subject Support level (level 2), a Certificate in Education or equivalent, and the ability to deliver skills qualifications in conjunction with ESOL and IAG. They will have a successful track record in developing and delivering a curriculum or programmes on a roll-on, roll-off programme, and working with people who are facing multiple barriers to integrate in their community. Being able to speak Levantine Arabic is desirable but not essential.
- Lead on delivering group and 121 conversational English Language sessions for Third Country Nationals (TCNs).
- In doing so, support refugees to integrate into their communities in line with IMPACT programme objectives.
- Potential line management of ESOL sessional tutors.
- Be open to contributing to the delivery of a wide range of projects and programmes within the Groundwork South Bristol portfolio, including sharing experiences from IMPACT with other staff.
- Ensure the delivery of high-quality community work, in line with the requirements of funders and partners.
- Ensure professional best practice and compliance with internal finance, project management systems and procedures.
In return we offer:
- 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays
- A contributory pension scheme
- Scope to continuing development of your professional skills
Groundwork South is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable groups. In line with our Safer Recruitment & Selection Policy and Procedure, successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced with barred lists disclosure check.
Quote reference WOFE02 and send applications to Louise.Bucknell@groundwork.org.uk or post to Groundwork South, Energy Youth Centre, 79 Leigh Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9DQ.
For more information regarding the post, please contact Zoey Ayling:
Closing date for applications: 5th July 2020
Interview date: phone calls w/c 13th July 2020 and interviews w/c 20th July 2020
CVs will not be accepted. No agencies, please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.
Groundwork South is committed to transforming people’s lives and places through social, economic and environmental action. In terms of development and delivery of these projects, we work across three business themes, Parks & Open Spaces, Youth & Employment and Greener Living & Working.
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