P.E. & School Sport Tutor/Assessor - Maternity Cover (up to 1 year)

Creative Sport & Leisure Bolton United Kingdom Sport and Leisure

Company Description

Creative Sport & Leisure specialises in Apprenticeships and work-based learning, specifically within Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being. At Creative Sport & Leisure we believe in life-long learning within this sector, sport and active leisure is a career choice that is sometimes overlooked by some other professions.  We believe that our sector is just as important as any other and should consist of reliable, trained professionals with the expertise to perform to the highest possible standard.  In order to achieve this, we believe we have the best expertise in order to support those wishing to be professionals in achieving their life long ambitions.

We are currently recruiting for a Tutor Assessor on a temporary basis.


Job Purpose:

The role of Tutor/Assessor provides academic and pastoral support to learners to enable them to successfully complete their programme of study, including PE in School Sports (PESS), Activity Leadership, Employment Awareness and Functional Skills Maths and English. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work with learners, employers and colleagues to ensure that learners are on the correct programme
  • To ensure that learners make progress in line with, or above, expectations
  • To ensure timely completion of learners
  • To ensure that all paperwork, documentation and EMS are completed accurately, competently and in a timely way
  • To ask for, and offer, support to colleagues to ensure consistency and a progressive culture

Quality Measures / Outputs:

  • Accuracy and timeliness of sign-up paperwork, initial assessments, marking of work, monitoring learner progress, reviews, close-down paperwork
  • Timeliness of learner completions
  • Retention, achievement and success rates
  • Learner attendance and punctuality

How outputs will be achieved:

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to share best practice, ask for and offer support, and to co-ordinate learner visits/observations
  • By working closely with the Operations Team, to ensure that learners are eligible, signed-up, registered and claimed in a timely way
  • By liaising closely with the Professional Standards Team (Learner Services and Bursary) to ensure that appropriate support is put in place for learners
  • By liaising closely with the Maths and English Team to ensure that relevant learners are engaged with at the start of their programmes, and continue to develop their skills until successful completion of examinations
  • Plan engaging and inspirational lessons/activities which are wholly relevant to learners’ employment, and fulfil the requirements of the Common Inspection Framework
  • By utilising e-resources, such as EMS and GoTo, to ensure that an effective blended learning package is delivered
  • Engage effectively with employers to ensure that appropriate support and encouragement is provided in the workplace, including the 20%+ of time for off-the-job training
  • Liaise closely with the Training Manager to complete a weekly review of learner progress, to RAG rate and to agree interventions where required

Safeguarding responsibilities (all staff)

  • To take responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people
  • To be familiar and act in accordance with CSL’s safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Ensure that CSL provides a safe, fair and respectful work and learning environment


Other information

Successful candidates will be expected to embrace the values of the organisation namely; Unity, Integrity and Collaboration.

CSL will not share your data with third parties, unless your application for employment is successful and we make you an offer of employment. CSL will then share your data with former employers to obtain references for you, and the Disclosure and Barring Service to obtain necessary criminal record checks.

This job vacancy is a maternity contract for up to one year, based in our Bolton office.