An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Westway Trust as an Adult Learning Tutor - Digital Skills, starting in September 2024.

Westway Trust is a community-guided organisation located in North Kensington which runs an adult learning programme of accredited and non-accredited provision across a range of subjects. We aim to enable people to progress in work, in learning and in life. Our learners come from a variety of backgrounds and have different prior experiences of learning. 

The primary responsibility of the Digital Skills Tutor will be to design and deliver high quality, learner-centred teaching, and learning and assessment experiences to our employed and unemployed adult learners from Entry level to Level 1, while supporting the Adult and Community Learning Manager to achieve the Trust’s strategic objectives.  

This is a sessional hours role.  The working hours will be discussed and agreed at interview stage.

Key responsibilities of the role include:


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 carry out and keep records of initial and diagnostic assessments, identifying areas for improvement, tailoring teaching and learning methods and resources accordingly
  • To identify materials and equipment/resource needs to assist the provision of teaching and learning by students
  • To develop differentiated Individual Learning Plans with students, monitor and track learners’ progress, providing regular feedback and strategically addressing areas of weakness Maintaining up to date course files and submitting accurate data on attendance and achievement within agreed deadlines
  • 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

      Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


      • 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
      • Experience of managing mixed groups of learners
      • Knowledge and experience of working with a variety of exam boards
      • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to work as part of a highly collaborative team


      • Understanding of the RARPA (Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement in non-accredited learning) system
      • Experience of working/teaching refugees and or asylum seekers
      • Basic understanding of cybersecurity principles and practices to impart essential knowledge to students
      • The ability to speak a community language



          • 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)

          To view the full job description click on 'job description' under 'Key Info' on the left hand side. 

          Benefits of working with us:

          • Great location in the heart of Portobello, North Kensington
          • Free gym membership at health club one minute walk from the office
          • Pension scheme
          • Life Assurance
          • Free eye test voucher
          • Investor in People (IiP) employer

          There is a rolling deadline for this position. We encourage applicants to submit their application as soon as possible, as this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time. An early application is therefore strongly recommended.