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Dumfries Terregles Street, DG2 9AX
£23,895 - £25,814 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
14 hours per week

Learning and Skills Service – Scottish Prison Service

£23,895 - £25,814 per annum, pro rata (subject to pending job evaluation)

Temporary until 31 July 2024

14 hours per week

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Tutor who will work closely with the Learning Centre staff. You will be required to work as part of a team to ensure that learners within a prison learning environment receive high quality support and that individual needs and requirements are met.

You will be educated to SVQ Level 3/HNC or equivalent (SCQF Level 7) in a relevant field with a working knowledge of databases, spreadsheets and word packages. You should also have a qualification in Supporting Adult Literacy Learners (SCQF Level 6) or other community based learning qualification or be willing to work towards one.

Good Communication and team working skills, as well as the ability to be professional, flexible and responsible are all an essential part of the role. You should also have experience of working with learners with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities and be able to motivate and engage learners.

This position is based within the Learning Centre in HMP Dumfries, and as a result of this, the successful candidate will be required to complete mandatory in-house SPS Training, which includes classroom work as well as scenario based physical movements for self-defence purposes.

Closing date for this position is 26 February 2024.