Introduction

Learning Curve Group are on of the UK's most passionate training providers and after a request acquisition of MPCT, have more than doubled our academy numbers, and in turn the number of learners we can impact each year. With sites all over the UK, we are looking for a lead instructor to join our journey to change lives through learning, and support on the development of our Manchester Academy.

Key Responsibilities

With sites all over the UK, we are looking for a tutor to join us and work in our schools provision with 14-16 year old learners at our Manchester Academy. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with previous experience in the military looking to inspire the potential next generation of recruits in the armed forces. Our schools Provision MPS actively supports and complements all local school curricula with young learners (14-16 years old). We support partner schools and local authorities in securing accredited vocational qualifications for learners across England and Wales. MPS focuses on two main objectives: qualification attainment and developing the skill set required for positive progression to further education, apprenticeship and employment.

DUTIES                                                                                                                                           
  • The role includes all aspects of teaching, supporting, coaching and motivating young people to further progress into the military and other vocational training routes. The teaching aspect of the position is a key element as the role has the responsibility for the delivery of a City & Guilds qualification within a military context, including Maths and English.
  • The programme also has a military/fitness element so candidates will need to lead a fit healthy life style, enjoy physical activity as part of the delivery of the programme.
  • The role requires the skills to engage, motivate and educate young people. Experience in delivering in a classroom environment would be an advantage.
  • Each fitness class delivered will be unique, challenging and above all great fun.
  • You will need the ability to plan academic and physical training lessons and be able to plan for the progression of each student
  • You will have a responsibility of driving the teams progress forward and help to drive development across the Academy 

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA                                                                                                                         
We love to develop our people so even if you don't meet 100% of the essential criteria, we strongly encourage you to apply. However military experience is non negotiable. If you don't have prior teaching experience, please reach out so we can discuss our trainee tutor opportunities. 
  • A minimum of 5 years military career
  • Military or civilian Physical Training qualification
  • Teaching qualification or the experience of teaching or instructing
  • Experience of working with 14-16yr old young people
  • Knowledge of vocational qualifications or the education sector.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                               

You’re unique – and we love that about you. As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Don’t just take our word for it though! Our commitment to a number of covenants and pledges will show you just how serious we are about equal opportunities for all:
 
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Armed Forces Covenant Silver
  • Domestic Abuse Covenant
  • Durham Enable
  • Care Leaver Covenant
 

PURPLE PERKS                                                                                                                                             

26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays 
We understand the gift of time, whether it’s to see your loved ones or just spending time doing the things you love. That’s why in addition to your basic allowance of 26 days your annual leave allowance can rise to as much as  44 days per annum (inclusive of BH)  because of these amazing extra leave perks:

Buy & Sell | You can buy sell up to an extra 5 days annual leave each year
2YRS Service | Staff who have 2YRS service received an extra 2 days annual leave
5YRS Service | Staff who have 5YRS service receive a further 2 days annual leave
10YRS Service | Staff who have 10YRS service receive a further 1 days annual leave


We have a huge range of perks which you can look at here 


HEAD OFFICE PERKS                                                                                                                  
We wish we could provide these to all, but as a national company its not always possible. However these perks are available to all staff when they attend our incredible Head Office space. 
  • Electric Car charging points
  • Free fruit, Coffee and Tea
  • Onsite Shower
  • Prayer room on request or list of nearest available places of worship

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or need support in applying for this role, please contact our recruitment team on 01388 777129 or Workforus@Learningcurvegroup.co.uk

Working Flexibly 
If the working hours, days or times don't quite meet your needs please contact us to see if we can accommodate working flexibly. rking flexibly. 

Essential Criteria

Learners are at the centre of everything we do so we are committed to safeguarding and promoting their welfare. If your role is applicable, the successful applicant will be required to provide satisfactory references and prove their eligibility to work in the UK. Depending on your role, we may also need to carry out a DBS check.