Recruitment - Health & Social Care
Hammersmith & Fulham Adult Learning & Skills Service is looking to recruit a number of part-time sessional tutors with expertise in delivering subjects in the Health & Social Care Curriculum.
|13/01/2024||Saturday||10:00 - 15:30||Yes||Macbeth Centre||Standard £310 / Conc £0 / Full £830|
The course will cover the key skills and knowledge you need to get started on a career teaching adults in Post-16 adult education. The Level 3 Awards are an introduction to teaching that will provide an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training. The qualification provides an introduction on how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching/training sessions and how to assess and record decisions. The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a knowledge-based introduction to teaching and/or training which has no teaching practice requirement. The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and training skills sector.
This qualification is pre-service or in-service and is aimed at candidates who: would like or require an introduction to teaching / training / tutoring in the Lifelong Learning Sector; are seeking career progression within their area of work; or those who may not currently be teaching, therefore are unable to follow the related higher level teaching qualifications programme.
To gain entry to this course, you must complete an application form, attend an interview and complete a skills assessment. You must provide evidence of literacy and numeracy skills at level 2, and qualifications and/or substantial experience in the subjects to be taught. No previous experience in teaching adults is necessary; however candidates should be able to demonstrate a commitment to teaching in further, adult or community education. You will also require an appropriate level of IT skills (MS Word, email, internet search etc.) and access to a computer and the internet to successfully complete this course.
You should be able to adopt an integrated approach to the theory and practice of teaching / training and tutoring; reflect on your own previous / current levels of experience, practice and skills, and areas for development; identify principles of learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation; develop communication and inter-personal skills; develop an awareness of your professional role and responsibilities.
The course is delivered either in a one term intensive course or over two terms. There are various start dates throughout the year. There is also a micro teaching session of 30 minutes minimum per candidate. The micro teaching sessions take place at the end of the course, generally two full day sessions (depending on class size), which you must attend to gain the qualification.
To gain the maximum benefit, you should read recommended books and websites, and review the topics covered during the class each week. You should research unit topics, and work on sections of your assignments after each class session. Computer access is available at Study Support sessions at Macbeth centre. Candidates will be expected to undertake additional study in their own time and complete assignments, including weekly Learning Journals. Also, see above for micro teaching information.
Portfolio, Feedback and Marked assignments including ongoing self-assessment (Learning Journal). The qualification will be assessed by a combination of written assignments and microteaching.
Upon completion learners may progress into employment as teachers/trainers. Learners will also gain the skills and knowledge required to progress to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, as well as to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, the Learning and Development qualifications or the Assessment and Quality Assurance qualifications. Learners may also take complementary qualifications such as a Coaching or Mentoring qualification.
Notepad and pen for notes, a ring binder (for your handouts/research/notes), and materials for assignments. Books from reading list: It is recommended you purchase Anne Gravells’ The Award in Education and Training or Passing Assessments for the Award in Education & Training as your core textbook, and if possible the latest version of Geoff Petty’s Teaching Today as a supplementary text.
There will be tutorials for each student per term. Relevant books and periodicals are available from the Library Service. Details of all available support can be found on our website (hfals.co.uk), in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or reception staff.
Macbeth Street London W6 9JJ
Tel:020 8753 3600
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