Construction Tutor (Greater London)

About Portland Training

Portland Training are a leading provider of high-quality training programmes that cover a wide range of areas, including construction, FLT, warehousing & employability. Our dedication and commitment to our learners is part of everything we do. All our employees strive to be the BEST, which is reflected in the values we all live and breathe every day; Believe, Encourage, Support and Together.

Our workforce is diverse, and we foster a culture of inclusivity, positivity, and collaborative ways of thinking. We are proud to say we have been awarded an Investors in People Gold Award and are an Ofsted Good Provider, which highlights our passion and commitment to be the best and sets us apart from the crowd. We are a forward-thinking company which is going through a significant period of growth. We know our success starts with our employees and we reward them accordingly. We offer industry-leading career progression, ongoing development & training, great salary packages and benefits, all within a supportive, friendly, and fun atmosphere.

If you are passionate about helping others achieve their full potential, would like to work in a forward-thinking organisation that really values their employees and offers industry-leading benefits, we would love to hear from you.

Please read the below overview of the role to see if it interests you. If you would like to apply, please use the form at the bottom of the page.

About the Role

Construction Tutor (Greater London)

Job title

Construction Tutor

Responsible to:

Contract Lead


Greater London Authority

Purpose of job

To plan, prepare, and teach accredited courses, whilst coaching and developing learners through a fast track to construction programme that will enhance their further education and/or career prospects.

Key duties and responsibilities

· To prepare and review session plans, schemes of work and teaching and learning materials using initial assessments and marked work to take into account the learners’ individual needs

· Accurate and timely completion of all relevant documentation and records relating to learners’ training, progress and achievement including;

o Learner Reviews

o Attendance Records

o Action plans/feedback

o Any other contractual paperwork

· To deliver high-quality and innovative teaching and learning sessions that engage with learners and meet their individual learning needs.

· Provide rigorous assessment and effective feedback to learners via robust marking of learners’ work and structured verbal and written feedback showing what the learners need to do to improve.

· Inspire, motivate and raise aspirations of your learners through enthusiasm and knowledge, which ensure good attendance and engages with learners at all levels.

· Liaising with colleagues to offer learners the best possible progression route for further education, apprenticeships and employment

· To ensure contractual targets (retention, progression and achievement of all learners) and internal company targets are achieved and that awarding body requirements are adhered at all times.

· Provide on-going information, advice and guidance

· Embed safeguarding, British values, awareness of prevent, equality and diversity and health and safety into the learners’ programme

· Provide support and guidance to learners as well as providing more specific support for additional learning needs and additional social needs

· Support and maintain the quality assurance process for assessment, training and verification purposes, in line with Portland Training’s policies and all related Awarding Body procedures and guidelines

· Committed to continuous improvement – personal and organisational

· Increase the portfolio of the company by assisting in the marketing of all areas of the business

· Promote equal opportunities and recognition of diversity throughout the company

· Adhere to Portland Training’s policies and procedures at all times

· May occasionally be required to work out of normal hours

· Carry out any additional duties as reasonably requested by line management

Qualifications/skills required

· Hold a recognised teaching qualification DTTLS/Cert Ed or equivalent

· GCSE Grade C English and Maths or FS Level 2

· Proven construction industry background with occupational competency and qualifications

· Experience of roll on roll off delivery

· The ability to plan and deliver innovative and motivational sessions with a clear focus on the needs of the individual learner

· An understanding of different learning styles and how to differentiate through various teaching methods.

· Ability to motivate self and learners

· Ability to prioritise workloads

· Ability to use initiative and be flexible in approach

· Contribute and work well as part of a team

· Some supervisory experience is desirable

All candidates must have access to their own vehicle with business insurance. Travel across the Greater London Authority will be expected. Travel expenses are paid fortnightly.

General Information

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £33,000.00-£36,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Greater London: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Certificate of Higher Education (preferred)


  • Tutoring: 1 year (preferred)
  • Teaching: 1 year (required)

Work Location: In person

Portland Training is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS disclosure at an appropriate level.

If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection or application process due to disability or a long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.

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