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Skills & Learning is a top performing Adult Community Education (ACE) provider, previously shortlisted for provider of the year in the prestigious Times Education awards. Ofsted judge the service as ‘Good’ overall and the quality of Information, Advice and Guidance is independently checked and endorsed by Matrix. We have over 250 tutors and 50 core staff. Courses and workshops are delivered in our 7 main centres in Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Blandford, Ferndown, Dorchester, Weymouth and in business premises and community settings across the county.

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Maths and Numeracy Tutor

We are looking to grow our team of maths and numeracy tutors. Join us and inspire adult learners to develop, improve and use maths and numeracy skills in their everyday life and in work. Help us to break down those maths fear barriers and help our learners to achieve recognised qualifications that will enable them to progress in work or further study.

Salary£15338 – £16240 Pro-rata



Closing Date20 December 2023

Area Programme Manager

You will be accountable for planning, delivering, managing and quality assuring a programme of courses, both classroom-based and online, which meet the changing needs of learners and employers across the county. The programme will include courses developed in response to projects funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and ESFA funded programmes developed and delivered by our sub-contracted partners.

Salary£33,024-£35,745 p.a

TypeFixed Term


Closing Date8 December 2023

Sessional Beauty Tutor

We are seeking a Beauty tutor to deliver a range of part-time accredited and non-accredited classes at our flagship centre in Poole. This is a variable hours role. Teaching assignments will include daytimes, weekends and evenings so flexibility is essential.

Salary£18.48 – £23.91

TypeVariable hours


Closing Date3 December 2023

Maths Tutor

From Art to Yoga the Curriculum is responsive to local and national priorities: we’re seeking Maths tutor to deliver a range of part-time classes. Learning opportunities are offered in over 35 venues across Dorset including 7 learning centres across Dorset. We use MS Teams to deliver online and Hybrid teaching as well as in day to day communications with staff.

Salary£13.44 to £21.65 per hour

TypeVariable hours


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Become a Multiply Champion

If you work or volunteer in a role where you help Dorset residents, you and your clients could benefit from our free Multiply Numeracy Champion training. This helps you become a recognised Numeracy Champion and be in a better position to help people with maths related tasks. For example, to access your services, use numbers more in day to day life or manage their money.

Find out more about the benefits, training and how to register your interest on out Multiply for Business page below.

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Tutors, Assessor Trainers and IQAs

We welcome speculative enquiries from tutors, trainers and internal quality assurers (IQA) with experience of a range of subject areas and from all areas of Dorset, including Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

Please view the job descriptions and fill in the form below if you would like to express interest in any of these roles. If we believe we have a suitable opportunity, we will contact you and advise on the steps to making a formal application if appropriate. We will keep your details on file for 6 months after which time they will be destroyed. If we do not have any suitable opportunities, please be aware that we may not respond.

Internal Quality Assurer Job Description

Variable Hours Tutor Job Description


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