Closing Date: 30 Sep 2021

DFPF Ltd trading as People 1st



POST:                                    Associate Tutor


LOCATION:                           Belfast/Lisburn/Lurgan/Newry


RESPONSIBLE TO:              Centre Manager


People 1st Associate Tutors

A large majority of our tutors are associates which means they can work flexible hours to suit their professional and personal circumstances. At People 1st, we want to give you the tools to progress and engage in CPD.


“The most important thing for me that as a People 1st associate, you are still part of a team where you have excellent support and guidance when needed and are included in the company’s wide range of CPD provision and progression opportunities.  I started as an associate tutor and am now IQA and Curriculum lead for CCLD.  You also have flexibility with working, gain the benefits that come with being self-employed and also job satisfaction with teaching and achievements of learners.” 


Jennifer Boyle CCLD IQA and Curriculum Lead. 



The delivery of vocational qualifications or essential skills to learners on the Skills for Life and Work and ApprenticeshipsNI programmes, effectively carrying out initial and diagnostic assessments and informing group learning plans which accurately track progression towards the target level.

Active participation in the company’s self-evaluation and quality improvement processes, including the administration of all Department for Economy forms and appropriate documentation, familiarity with and compliance to department guidelines.


Various other duties at the discretion of management that may arise.





  • A minimum of one year’s experience delivery of accredited programmes

  • Hold, be working towards or happy to work towards a recognised teaching qualification, i.e., PGCE, B Ed, Certificate in Teaching (UUJ), or Diploma in Teaching and Management of Essential Skills.

  • A minimum of Level 3 qualification in subject area. 

  • A current driving licence and access to a car. 

  • An effective communicator, sympathetic and understanding to the needs of young people. 

  • A high degree of commitment, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and promote ideas effectively. 

  • Ability to work flexible hours (including evening work).



Hours currently available (this is likely to increase).


People 1st Ormeau

Hairdressing x 1 full day p/w

Barbering x 1 full day p/w

Business Administration x 1 full day p/w

Essential skills ICT 1 x full day p/w


People 1st Lisburn

Essential skills ICT 1 x Friday mornings (3 hours)


People 1st Lurgan

Hairdressing & Barbering 1 x full day

Catering 1 x full day


People 1st Newry

Essential skills Literacy 1 x full day




Hourly Rate:                          £20-£25


WORKING HOURS:              Full day = 6 hours


Closing date:   30th September 2021

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