The Role & Responsibilities of a Tutor
As a tutor, within my Pre-Release Advisor position, my role, responsibilities and boundaries will fall into the following five categories which make up the key elements of the training cycles.
Identify Needs: I will need to know the ability of my learners in order to plan a scheme of work; this would be evaluated through a 121 assessment prior to the workshop and obtaining results from numeracy and literacy tests carried out during induction. From identifying their needs I will then be able to arrange for LSA and Peer Mentors to assist throughout the course.
Plan & Design: As a tutor I have the responsibility to prepare for lessons, making sure they are meaningful, have clear …show more content…
Wilson Practical Teaching 2008 identifies the main acts and laws as; • Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) is a legislation relation to Health & Safety - maintaining the responsibility of a safe environment physically and psychologically. A teacher needs to ensure that the safety of their learners, for example walking around the classroom and asking a learner to move their bag if there is a risk that another could trip over it. • Risk Assessment, Disability Discrimination Act (1995 & onwards)
Has now been repealed and replaced by the Equality Act 2010. The DDA is civil rights law, it made it unlawful to discriminate against people in respect of their disabilities in relation to employment, the provision of goods and services, education and transport. This again provided guidelines for teachers to adhere to in order to treat people fairly. • Child Protection Guidelines
The Protection of Children Act was an important first step towards the Government's aim of identifying those people considered to be unsuitable to work with children. This allows for a legal duty of care which all teachers must undertake. • Copyright