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Closing date 26/06/2022



Salary £13.93 Closing date 26/06/2022

Functional Skills Tutor

Our Client is currently seeking an experienced, part time Functional Skills Tutor for their traineeship programme, which will involve working as part of a small team on the Traineeship 16 to 19 study programme to provide students with a structured and challenging learning programme to support their development and progression in line with their career plans.  This role is for 7.5 hours a week on a fixed term contract until August 2023.

The objective is to plan and deliver a range of functional skills qualifications, as part of the Traineeship project, to a caseload of 16 to 19 year olds who want to improve their skills, up to level two in: 

  • English
  • Maths

You will also need to identify and manage any additional needs or barriers to learning and provide one-to-one support as required to participants, who may have learning difficulties and disabilities.

Main Responsibilities

  • Carry out skills assessments, using ForSkills Initial Assessment & Diagnostic Tool
  • Preparation and delivery of all group teaching sessions, design learning plans to suit the needs and abilities of students
  • Prepare teaching and resource materials
  • Completion of learner inductions, reviews and sign ups as required
  • Process registrations, book tests and carry out invigilation in line with NCFE Awarding Body requirements.
  • Provide tutorial guidance and individual support where required
  • Identify development needs through initial assessment and plan training accordingly including devising lesson plans and a scheme of work
  • Manage and meet own targets that meet projects outputs and results
  • Produce reports for project information and learner tracking and data on progress and performance of the project, keeping robust records to ESF standards
  • Support the project to deliver a range of courses in any periods of downtime e.g. marking examination papers
  • Attend team meetings as required.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure the monitoring system is maintained to provide the key information, statistics and reports required.
  • Ensure the effective sharing of information between key partners having regard to relevant legislation in respect of confidentiality and data protection.

Knowledge, Skill & Experience Required

  • Recognised Teaching qualification PTLLs/CTTLS /DTLL’s or equivalent
  • Experience of delivering Functional skills in English and Maths, up to and including level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 2 qualification
  • Ability to work flexibly including evenings and weekends where necessary
  • Proven experience in engaging with, and the ability to get on well with, a diverse range of people and a verifiable ability to mentor, motivate and demonstrate energy and vision
  • Self-motivated with a “can do‟ attitude, able to organise and prioritise own workload and be able to work alone, and with colleagues, without the need for close supervision.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiating skills with the ability to influence, inspires individuals including patience and tact when working with those who may lack confidence
  • Planning skills and creativity to prepare interesting activities to improve learners' skills including the ability to motivate and encourage learners to continue with their studies
  • Proven team player with the ability to work effectively under pressure, managing and responding to shifting priorities
  • Ability to prepare reports and data on progress and performance of the programme and deliver reports in a variety of formats.
  • Good general education including numeracy, literacy and writing skills
  • Ability to use a range of ICT packages including word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, PowerPoint, Outlook, email and the internet
  • A strong commitment towards Equality and Diversity principles
  • Full driving licence and own transport


  • Assessors/Verification qualification
  • IAG qualification up to Level 4
  • Experience in working with disadvantaged groups

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