Personal Development Tutor – Team Leader

Job Details

Job Title: Personal Development Tutor – Team Leader

Job Description:

Salary: £27,747 to £31,219 (pro rata, per annum)

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week – TTO plus weeks

Location: Crewe Campus

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an inspirational person to join our College in the role of Personal Development Tutor – Team Leader.

If you share our vision to be outstanding in all that we do and you have the drive, passion, enthusiasm to create something special, then Cheshire College South and West is the place for you to progress your career.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the delivery of a high-quality, innovative and engaging tutorial programme with relevant content to develop learners skills, knowledge and behaviour that meets the needs of all learners in relation to their vocational subject and level of study;
  • Ensure the Tutorial the package is current, reflects local and national priorities, is interactive and available online;
  • Lead the team in the planning of an effective personal induction for students to the College and those progressing internally maintaining a focus on key themes and facilitating progress;
  • To support the retention and attendance of learners and monitor the effectiveness of attendance management strategies. To drive learner progress through attendance, retention and achievement that exceed College KPIs;
  • To line manage and provide operational management support to of campus specific Personal Development Tutors (PDTs); and
  • Oversee the Personal Development Tutor team in the on-going development and sharing of differentiated tutorial resources appropriate to each academic level of study.


Key Person Specification Requirements:

  • Degree and/or comparable professional qualification;
  • PGCE/Cert Ed/ Level 3 Education and Training or comparable qualification;
  • Excellent mentoring and coaching skills;
  • Ability to deliver effective group tutorial sessions, including those on more sensitive topics;
  • The ability to lead a team and ensure that departmental outcomes are achieved;
  • Ability to work with empathy and sensitivity; and
  • Enhanced DBS check.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.


  • Access to world-class facilities, the use of cutting-edge technologies and digital platforms;
  • Extensive opportunities for upskilling and continuous professional development;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays);
  • Professional Development;
  • College ‘Count Me In’ social platform;
  • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities;
  • Onsite Costa, Café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon; and
  • Free onsite parking.

How to apply:

Please complete our application form and return it to by 9am Monday 16 May 2022.

The selection process will take place w/c 23 May 2022.

Cheshire College – South & West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role prior to making an application, then please email

About Us

Cheshire College – South & West is the largest provider of post-16 education in the region, offering exciting opportunities to over 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices, who all have access to world-class facilities as a result of a £120m investment in the latest technology and real working environments, at modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

Cheshire College is a dynamic, high quality and financially robust College, which provides learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study, encouraging them to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy.

There is a fantastic atmosphere at our three Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester, providing an environment to get involved in exciting activities and an opportunities for learners to make new friends.


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Crewe Campus

Our impressive facilities are the perfect place for learners to meet new friends and be immersed in an environment that is ideal for learning. As well as our modern classrooms, the Crewe Campus boasts:

  • A multi-purpose sports hall;
  • Climbing wall;
  • Fitness gym;
  • TV and radio studios with specialist equipment;
  • Mock aircraft cabin;
  • Award-winning restaurant, The Academy;
  • Hair, beauty and barbering salons; and
  • Professional Centre Stage theatre and engineering and construction workshops.





Location: Crewe

Salary: £27,747 - £31,219 (pro rata, per annum)

Closing Date: 16/05/2022 9:00 am

Information Pack: Download

Application Form: Download