Digital Skills Tutor

Posted 24/06/2024 by Westway Trust


Digital Skills Tutor- £30 per hour + 12.7% Holiday Pay– London, W10

The Role

Are you an experienced ICT tutor with an enthusiasm for teaching digital skills? Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of adult learners? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

The Westway Trust is a unique charity that stewards the resources of 23 acres of space under the Westway A40. We are seeking an experienced and dedicated ESOL Tutor to join our growing team on a sessional basis.

You will be responsible for developing and delivering Essential Digital Skills, ICT User Skills, and Digital Skills for the Workplace qualifications at Entry Level to Level 1. This role encompasses both the development and delivery of these qualifications to our employed and unemployed adult learners.

If you are enthusiastic about teaching and want to make a positive impact in the community, we encourage you to apply today!

Key Responsibilities:


  • Plan, prepare and deliver high-quality teaching and learning sessions, workshops, and tutorials in line with the curriculum requirements and the needs of individual learners, ensuring learning objectives are met.
  • Assess learners’ abilities and identify areas for improvement, tailoring teaching and learning methods and resources accordingly.
  • Develop and deliver consistently engaging and interactive sessions, utilising a variety of teaching techniques and materials to enhance learners’ understanding and engagement with the subject/topic.
  • Provide individualised support to learners, addressing their specific learning needs and challenges through oneon-one meetings and additional learning resources.
  • Rigorously monitor and track learners’ progress, providing regular feedback and implementing strategies to address areas of weakness or underperformance.
  • Set and mark assignments, tests, and examinations, providing constructive feedback to learners to support their learning and improvement.
  • Collaborate with other team members to share best practices, contribute to curriculum development, and participate in team meetings and training sessions.
  • Establish and maintain a positive and inclusive learning environment, actively promoting learner participation, motivation, and confidence in professional development.
  • Maintain accurate records of learners' attendance, progress, and assessment outcomes, ensuring compliance with regulatory and internal requirements.


  • To identify materials and equipment/resource needs to assist the provision of teaching and learning by students.
  • Maintaining up to date course files and submitting accurate data on attendance and achievement within agreed deadlines.
  • To monitor student attendance and punctuality and take appropriate action as required.
  • Preparing groups of learners for accredited assessment (exam or portfolio) & non-accredited assessment (RARPA), marking assessments and taking part in internal moderation and/or consultation meetings with appropriate Trust staff.
  • Providing feedback on appropriate documentation for example observation, IQA reports etc.


  • To comply with any reasonable request in relation to the adult learning programme made by the Trust.
  • To comply with any Health & Safety regulations and, in particular, be familiar with the procedure to be adopted in case of fire and or other Health and Safety concerns e.g. Risk Assessments.
  • To undertake appropriate individual training identified at review meetings through the line management process.
  • To attend and participate in meetings, including management meetings, end of term tutor meetings and Westway Trust staff meetings.

The Company

Westway Trust is a dynamic and forward-thinking charity located in the heart of Portobello, West London. Established as a beacon of community-driven change, the Westway Trust is rooted in the heart of North Kensington. As a Westway Trust employee, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and fulfilling environment while making a meaningful difference.

The Person

  • Level 3 or above subject specialism qualification, such as IT User Skills.
  • A full teaching qualification for working in adult learning (DTLLS, PGCE or DET) or hold a recent recognised teaching qualification such as CELTA (for ESOL teaching)
  • A minimum GCSE English Grade C or equivalent if teaching ESOL/Literacy
  • Practical work experience as an ICT tutor, demonstrating hands-on knowledge and skills applicable to real-world scenarios.
  • Experience of teaching adult learners and an understanding of appropriate teaching strategies in a similar role.
  • Experience of devising course outlines and schemes of work.
  • Awareness of differentiation and a commitment to inclusivity in your teaching and professional conduct.
  • Experience of managing mixed groups of learners.
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