Essential Skills Tutor

Magherafelt | Permanent | Negotiable

Vacancy: Essential Skills Tutor (rj/983/es)

Base: Magherafelt

Contract: Full-Time/Permanent

Hours: 37.5 per week

Rutledge Group is a leading Recruitment and Training agency in Northern Ireland; specialising in helping people maximise their potential. With offices across NI and ROI; we specialise in connecting job seekers with the perfect temporary or permanent recruitment opportunities to suit their experience and skill set; as well as leading provider of vocational and corporate training.

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our dedicated team of professionals and deliver outstanding Essential Skills to our students; within our Training Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for the execution of duties in relation to the recruitment, delivery and assessment of learners. Where required you will be responsible for the internal verification of qualifications in accordance with Awarding Body, ETI and company quality assurance systems.

There will be a requirement to deliver Numeracy, Literacy and ICT. 

The Essential Mix:

  • GCSE/Level 2 Maths and English (Grade A*- C)
  • Full Driving License and Access to Transport for business use
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • An enthusiastic and driven character with the ability to communicate on all levels
  • Desire to live and breathe company core values
  • A Degree in the subject specialism  (Numeracy, Literacy, ICT)
  • Registration with the GTCNI
  • Recognised Teaching Qualification OR Achievement of the Certificate in Teaching (Yr 1 of the PGCE) within one year *

*Existing Essential Skills Tutors recognised as qualified by the Department prior to 1st August 2012 and currently in employment will retain this recognition.

The Desirable:

  • Relevant Assessing Qualification (A1, D32/3, TAQA)
  • Experience of Assessing candidates
  • Knowledge of government funded employment and training programmes

Our People:

Every job role is valued and respected within our Rutledge Team; and every single employee contributes to our success. If you enjoy working in a committed team; striving for excellence; have a positive attitude; with respect and integrity at the core of your work ethic; then you will fit right in.

Rutledge enjoys an excellent reputation as an employer and our ethos and working practices have allowed us to earn and retain Investors in People Status.

What you will enjoy:

There are many benefits to joining our company; not only will you develop your own personal skills and competencies from working alongside professionals in the industry; you will also enjoy;

  • 30 days leave increasing with length of service 
  • Birthday Leave
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Generous Healthcare Package
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Opportunities for Training and Development

Ready to Talk?

If you are interested in joining the Rutledge team; please forward an application form to or via post to Rutledge HR Department, 25-27 New Row, Coleraine, BT52 1AD.

Our HR Team are happy to take your call should you wish to discuss our vacancies in confidence on (028) 7035 2434

Please note that this position is subject to an AccessNI Disclosure; and the successful candidate will be required to undergo an appropriate check

Rutledge is an Equal Opportunities’ Employer

Apply Now

If you would like to be considered for a current opening with the company; please complete the following Application Form and upload below or forward by e-mail to

Please refer to our Guidance Notes before completing.

A Monitoring Form should be submitted with each Application Form

Application for Employment & MonForm - Dec18.docx

Guidance Notes -Rutledge Group.pdf

AccessNI Policy - RRT May 2018. docx.docx

Equal Opportunities Policy -RRT May 2018.doc

Privacy Statement - Rutledge Recruitment Ltd.pdf

Privacy Statement - Rutledge Training Ltd.pdf

Recruitment of Ex Offenders Policy - RRT May 2018.docx

Our HR Team are happy to take your call to discuss our current vacancies in confidence.

Call Kathryn or Catriona on (028) 70352434 or e-mail to