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Foundation Learning Tutor

Role Responsibility

We have an exciting opportunity to join an amazing team who have a passion to making a difference to the lives of young people.

We are looking for someone to join the Kent Training and Apprenticeship Team as foundation tutor based in Canterbury to deliver the Study programme – Work Ready to 16-18 year olds (up to 25 with an EHCP) in Canterbury and other venues if required (to be discussed at interview). 

In addition to those listed in the job description the following experience and skills are required:

- Experience of successfully teaching young people.

- Demonstrate an awareness of current and proposed changes to ESFA funding rules and their implications for KT&A’s curriculum offer.

This is a full time role (37 hours per week).  You will design, plan and manage the programme to meet financial and enrolment/engagement targets, and ensure the programme offer is balanced and meets learner needs in terms of breadth and mode of delivery and that it supports learner aspirations.

Please read the attached Job Description before registering interest.

For further details please read attached Job Description and Person Specification.

You will be expected to work throughout the county in order to meet service needs. This role is subject to holding a Full UK Driving Licence – The Council is committed to making reasonable adjustments so whilst this job requires the jobholder to drive your application will still be considered if you are unable to drive due to a disability.

What’s in it for you?

- To work in a friendly environment with professionals who want to make a difference for young people.

- CPD, learning & development opportunities

- Teachers Pension Scheme

- Kent Rewards Scheme

- Generous annual leave entitlement - 27 days + bank holidays

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.


Contact Details

For more information about the role, please contact Lee Busby by email at or telephone on 07971 153501

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.


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