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Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
£13.67 - £15.57 per hour
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
20 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: City Wide

Duration: Part Time 20 hours per week, fixed term up to 30/06/2022

Join the Family Learning Team as an Adult Learning Tutor to support the work with families in an exciting project working within School Areas to support families to develop parenting and other skills resulting in positive change and ability to engage positively in their learning journeys

Job Purpose:

Provide tuition and guidance to adult learners and deliver the core adult learning offer. The core offer is literacy, numeracy, core skills, ICT and ESOL

Work collaboratively with adult learners to improve their literacy, numeracy, ICT, English language and core skills

Work collaboratively with adult learners to address personal growth through experiential learning and development of core skills to become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.


Minimum Qualification(s) / Certificates / Memberships etc. required:

PVG Membership for Regulated Work with Protected Adults or willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made

Membership of Community Learning and Development Standards Council, or commitment to join within first 3 months of appointment.


As a minimum, demonstrate skills and experience in:

Developing and maintaining positive relationships with people participating in adult learning programmes

Delivering Adult Literacies, English for Speakers of other languages (ESOL), Digital or other Community Based adult learning for outcomes of personal development and to raise levels of skills and confidence

How individuals learn and familiarity with a range of educational approaches using appropriate materials

Being flexible and adapting approaches and styles for different audiences

Monitoring and evaluation processes

Planning, achieving and maintaining quality outcomes within tight deadlines

Communicating effectively in a variety of work settings.

A working knowledge of wider community resources/potential referral sources

The Individual

Please see the Job Profile for further information

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships


Further information can be found at

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