National/Regional Nail Technology Tutor & Assessor

Reporting to: Principle/ Training Manager/Quality Officer

Line Management Duties: None

Location: Flexible base

Job Purpose:

Working as a Tutor & Assessor on a specified subject matter you will be responsible for a number of learners in the capacity of both tutor and assessor. As a Tutor & Assessor you are to support and guide the learners / students at all time to ensure that the learning is fun, interesting, relevant, challenging and appropriate.

Your responsibilities as Tutor & Assessor will include guiding and supporting the learners through the assessments, providing effective verbal and written feedback to ensure learners develop their skills and have a clear understanding on their ILP goals and targets and what is required of them to successfully complete their NVQ courses and progress into either further learning or sustainable employment.

Main Tasks of Job:
To deliver and support learning through formal scheduled high-quality teaching for appropriate NVQ Level courses

  • To teach your subject knowledge/skills to the appropriate NVQ Level 
  • Lead on initial, formative and summative assessment and progression processes
  • Ensure all learners achieve their agreed learning aim(s) and set new aims when appropriate
  • Complete relevant SBA and course documentation to record attendance, progress and achievement. 
  • To participate in moderation processes for relevant courses
  • To support SBA marketing and publicity of courses, undertaking learner reviews and participating in external events when required.

Prepare a scheme of work and lesson plans with clear objectives to meet course programmes and accreditation requirements

  • Correctly complete registration documents at the beginning of each session and keep these updated
  • Undertake appropriate initial assessment process and incorporate results in the planning process to meet learner needs
  • Report accurately on the progress of both individuals and groups
  • Have a fully completed scheme of work prior to the beginning of course
  •  Have a fully completed lesson plan before each lesson, evaluation to be completed after the lesson
  • Engage all learners in the planning and delivery of lessons, ensuring that differentiation strategies and techniques are employed in all sessions
  • Undertake appropriate teaching and learning methodologies for your subject area and learner group, and use appropriate methods for recognising and recording learner progress and achievement (RARPA)
  • Thoroughly guide learners through their portfolio building and development at all stages of the course, completing units when all the evidence has been assessed and achieved.
  • Contribute towards the management of learning programmes and to ongoing curriculum development.
  • Ensure that course contents and methods promote equality and diversity, British values, Prevent and meet Health & Safety requirement
  • Act as a group tutor to more than one tutor group at a time, if and where required.
  • Review and evaluate individual learner progress and the effectiveness of your course against service targets for retention, achievement and success.
  • Accurately track all written assessments and practical assessments for your tutor group.
  • Ensure effective continuous assessment and action planning of learners portfolios throughout their course and final assessment within the agreed time limit, ready for final IV
  • Ensure learners receive appropriate educational guidance and are aware of other learning opportunities to ensure they access and progress to appropriate courses
  • Maintain 100% learner retention at all times
  • Managing learner attendance in line with SBA policies
  • Provide additional support and training to learners at risk of poor performance or achievement during contracted hours.
  • Achieve performance targets in completion of the delivery of the course within the given start and end dates.


  • To hand in sampling to the IV throughout the duration of the course
  • To work with and liaise with your Internal Verifier and provide requested sample on time.
  • To assess and mark learners assignments, tests and examinations within the agreed timescales, with clear and constructive feedback using the correct documentation and criteria.
  • Assess all units in NVQ  courses and to assess in other areas from time to time
  • Practical assessments must be carried out efficiently and to time
  • Adhere to the standards, specifications and standardisation of techniques and procedures as set out for relevant subject matter for teaching both practical and theory sessions
  • Take part and complete all standardisation exercises as handed out and monitored by the IV Team
  • Submit group portfolios to IV within the agreed timeframes in order to facilitate timely completion
  • Continuously working towards Ofsted, Awarding bodies and funding requirements/standards.
  • To participate in preparation for inspections and audits, including working evenings or weekends at short notice during inspection times.


 On occasions may be required to provide support, training and cover in other departments including participating in responding to queries at reception, telephone and email and participate in the rota to support the opening and closing of SBA premises

  • To ensure effective communications within and between teams, be involved in and participate in meetings and team briefings.  

Person Specification



Knowledge and Qualifications

NVQ/Diploma relevant subject matter up to Level 2, 3,4 or 5, BTEC National Diploma, ITEC or equivalent

Minimum PTLLS and be willing to work towards gaining DTLLS/Cert -Ed E

Teaching qualification  Cert-Ed

Assessors award A1 or equivalent or willing to work towards during the probation period

Internal Verifiers Award (V1)

Knowledge/qualifications demonstrating ability in numeracy and literacy






















Minimum of 3 years experience of subject matter

Experience of teaching/delivering NVQ courses or equivalent courses

Experience of working in partnership with others to deliver work to set deadlines

Experience of providing customer focused services

Experience of participating in teams and working independently on own initiative

Good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook) and able to manipulate and present data for a range of audiences. 

Experience of assisting and or delivering training to new staff





















Excellent time management skills with the ability to re-prioritise, effectively managing own workload, often with competing demands, without supervision and within specified timescales

Able to work on own initiative

Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people in a group or a one to one setting

Able to input/retrieve information from different information databases and systems

Able to work flexibly as part of a team

Able to prioritise work to meet conflicting deadlines and effective time management

Able to demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills

Emotionally resilient and calm under pressure

















Salma's Beauty Academy wishes to ensure that all their students leave with a memorable learning experience by providing a comfortable training environment, pleasant team of staff to support their learning needs and light refreshments which will be available to you throughout the day.

Please ensure you read and agree to our Terms and Conditions before enrolling onto any of our courses.

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