Functional Skills Tutor – Minley (16174)


  • Unspecified
  • Hampshire / South East
  • Variable Hours
  • Flexible
Posted 2 weeks ago

Are you a passionate and qualified Functional Skills Tutor with experience in delivering Maths and English up to Level 2? If so, Pearson TQ has an exciting opportunity for you!

About Us:

TQ Education & Training, part of the Pearson Group, provides outsourced training services to the UK Ministry of Defence, other public sector organisations, and private companies in the UK and overseas. As a Functional Skills Tutor, you will support the Army Royal Engineer Apprenticeship contract with the MoD and have the opportunity to work across various exciting TQ partnerships!

About the Role:

As a Functional Skills Tutor, you will play a crucial role in delivering English and Maths Functional Skills qualifications to Royal Engineer apprentices and other Pearson TQ apprentices. Your main base will be Gibraltar Barracks in Minley, Surrey, but travel to various Pearson and employer sites may be required.

Key Responsibilities:

Teach English and Maths Functional Skills qualifications at Levels 1 and 2, including conducting initial assessments, diagnostic assessments and administering exams.
Manage Functional Skills caseloads to ensure timely learner completion.
Update learners’ e-portfolios with evidence of learning, achievement, feedback, and learning plans.
Complete Speaking and Listening assessments at Levels 1 and 2, including recording and paperwork for the Awarding Body.
Provide face-to-face learning support and motivate learners in their studies and remote support when required.
Support Apprenticeship Inductions and brief apprentices on Functional Skills.
Complete Tutor Rationale and Programme Plans with each learner to outline the level of Functional Skills to be completed and the course topics to be studied.
Complete Learning Session Records with each learner to document progress made and the learner journey.
Undertake course/resource development, learner induction, tutorial support, and associated administrative tasks.
Have available an up-to-date syllabus, schemes of work and lesson plans (showing methods of delivery) for each course/class taught.
Prepare and use suitable teaching materials, considering differentiation and individual learning styles.
Use a range of appropriate delivery methodologies.
Maintain accurate records for examinations, assessments, and learner progress.
Provide Functional Skills statistical data to management.
Follow Quality Assurance Systems, Risk Management systems, and comply with policies and procedures (e.g., Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities).
Undertake appropriate staff development activities that support personal development, ensuring your own teaching practice conforms with standards.
What We’re Looking For:

Relevant teaching qualification (e.g., Cert Ed, PGCE, DTLLS, CTLLS or PTLLS).
Minimum Level 2 qualification in English and Maths.
Experience delivering Functional Skills (English and Maths) up to Level 2.
Experience providing face-to-face and remote support to learners using various delivery methods, including technology (e.g., Zoom).
Ability to develop practical and innovative delivery models for Functional Skills.
Ability to adopt contextualised Functional Skills delivery techniques to engage learners.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills.
Flexible, adaptable, and enthusiastic.
Full, current driving licence.
Car owner, willing to use the vehicle for Pearson TQ business (mileage allowance payable).
Why Join Pearson TQ?

Be part of a leading education and training provider dedicated to learner success.
Work in a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and development.
Enjoy a dynamic role with the opportunity to impact the lives of apprentices across different sites.
If you are dedicated to delivering high-quality education and have the drive to help learners achieve their full potential, we would love to hear from you!

Note: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure through the DBS.


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