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Portsmouth FC

Portsmouth FC

BTEC Tutor


Role Type



Posting Date

Dec 31, 2022

Role description

Pompey in the Community is seeking to recruit a BTEC Sports Lecturer, who will be responsible for a group of 20 - 28 post-16 students.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Head of Education, whilst working closely with other sports lecturers.

The role encompasses the following areas:

Teaching - Delivering a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports course to a group of around 20 - 28 students. This also includes planning and marking, along with reporting progress to parents and education partners. The role will also include education for the academy scholars on their education programme.
Practical – Practical element of the BTEC as and when required and a weekly gym session to those within the post 16 development programme.
Growth - Increasing the number of students within the programme through actively recruiting in schools, clubs and at careers events during open evenings and weekends.

The individual would desirably be a qualified teacher or working (or willing to work) towards an accredited teaching qualification and taught BTEC sport.

The individual would desirably be a qualified teacher or working (or willing to work) towards an accredited teaching qualification and taught BTEC sport.

Responsibilities – To implement all policies and procedures within Pompey in the Community to ensure high standards are met on equal opportunities and health and safety.

To manage the teaching and learning processes for all assigned groups and courses with key tasks including;

Work as part of a cohesive team
Maintain high standards on quality assurance
Lead on curriculum development and change
Maintain, monitor and update schemes of work
Manage internal, external moderations or verifications
Carry out all administrative procedures necessary for the smooth running of the course
Collaborate with course staff and senior managers to share good practices
Ensure high expectations are consistently communicated to students and take action where necessary
Keeping up to date with subject and course developments as well as external requirements.
Review and monitor progress

Therefore, you need to be of graduate calibre and should have experience in teaching (preferably to post-16).

The successful candidate will need to be passionate about and committed to the development of students of all academic and playing abilities. You must be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

Candidates must be able to deliver dynamic and challenging lessons and coaching sessions, which inspire students and ensure they make rapid and sustained progress at all levels. Candidates need to demonstrate they can provide clarity, direction and inspiration of what can be achieved for post-16 students, demanding the highest standards of their students in order to maintain 100% pass rates at target grade or higher.

It is essential that candidates can communicate with staff, students and partners in a clear, concise and purposeful way to build effective relationships. It is also crucial that candidates demonstrate that they work hard and complete work to a high standard, providing evidence of how they continually look for ways of improving individual and team performance

Candidates must have a current driving licence and be able to work evenings and weekends. As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, within the context of the job or any related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and will need to have a First Aid in Sport qualification before taking up the role

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