Job purpose

The Employability Tutor will be responsible for the delivery of City Gateway’s Employability curriculum. This includes the planning and delivery of high quality teaching, learning and assessment to groups and individuals. The Tutor must enjoy teaching, be committed to ensuring that young adults achieve their qualification and have a passion to see the succeed.

The post holder will work effectively with other tutors, coaches, managers and employers to plan effective interventions to ensure learners achieve and positively progress.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare quality schemes of work, lesson plans and materials as required for learners on vocational and traineeship provision
  • Use initial & diagnostic assessments and Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) to effectively plan the learner’s individual learning journey
  • Plan and deliver engaging classes and workshops that inspire learners to achieve
  • Prepare learners effectively for assessments and exams
  • Undertake the role of Course Tutor: monitoring attendance, punctuality, achievement and other pastoral and monitoring duties
  • Work with the Head of Curriculum, teachers and other colleagues to develop and revise the curriculum for the relevant subject areas ensuring that it is relevant, motivating and meets the needs of learners, and employers
  • Liaise with the Data and Examination Lead and other key staff to confirm learner qualification registration, ensuring that any special adjustments are in place
  • Maintain accurate and complete tutor records, the tracking, and monitoring of learner progress and development to ensure high accreditation pass rates and good retention
  • Manage learner behavior in the training room, and when on City Gateway premises and on other business – e.g. trips.
  • Attend course team meetings as required
  • Work closely with the Head of Curriculum and Quality Manager to ensure that teaching and learning is judged Good or Outstanding by Ofsted
  • Undertake a minimum of 30 hours Continuous Professional Development (CPD) per year


  • To perform any other duties consistent with this post that may be reasonably assigned to you
  • To comply at all times with City Gateway’s Safeguarding policy playing an active role in keeping City Gateway learners safe and secure in their learning environment
  • To be committed, adhere to and promote City Gateway’s Equality and Diversity Policy at all times
  • Abide by City Gateway’s Health and Safety policies
  • To understand and abide by GDPR and City Gateway’s policies with regard to the process and management of learners’ personal data.

Please email your CV and covering letter to

Closing date: 14th May