Functional Skills Tutor

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
Private Training Provider
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
East of England
Contract Term:
Permanent, Fixed Term
Salary Description:
£23,000 to £28,000
13th Jun 2019
Start Date:
Job Ref:

Job Title: Functional Skills Tutor

Location: Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough

Working Hours: 8.30 am to 5.00 pm OR 9.00 am to 5.30 pm
1 hour lunch
Monday to Friday
37.5 hours per week

Reports to: Programme Manager

Contract Type: Perm/Fixed/Associate

Salary Band: £23,000 to £28,000

Purpose of Job

You will be responsible for planning and teaching the Functional Skills curriculum, as well as differentiation, and will be required to ensure work is marked, records are kept, and assessment is on-going, ensuring all learners are ready for exams.

Working with individuals who may present challenges, your delivery will be creative and engaging to ensure individuals achieve their aims in all subjects. You will be supported by a Quality Assurance Team who is responsible for leading the team to drive up quality, reaching and exceeding KPI's and promoting an ethos of continuous improvement.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

• Create effective schemes of works that clearly supports the learning process of individuals
• Prepare and develop innovative lesson plans, designing and delivering group activities
• Deliver training to individuals and groups following the programme curriculum, setting objectives and targets for achievement
• Provide one to one support to learners where necessary
• Hold a manageable caseload of learners
• Diagnose learner’s literacy, numeracy and ICT needs and requirements by using various diagnostic testing and mock tests
• Liaise with relevant team members to ensure learners achieve their targets and progress into appropriate outcomes
• Provide appropriate encouragement, guidance and support to learners to help them progress
• Manage any behaviour issues that arise
• Prepare and submit up to date assessments of learners, across all relevant activities
• Monitor and maintain appropriate paperwork and records of progress and to report all cases of learner sickness and absence
• Complete review paperwork and record learners' progress
• Establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with other external organisations involved with the service and learners
• Actively participate in continuous improvement and self-assessments and the implementation of subsequent action plans
• Provide learners with all relevant policies and regulations to clarify what is expected of them and to ensure their safety
• Meet agreed contract targets to ensure that revenue is secured
• Complete all required documentation accurately and within agreed timescales to ensure that contract requirements are met and funding is maximised
• On going management and administration tasks relating to TCHC’s CRM and ePortfolio systems, including but not limited to session planning, logging results and providing feedback to learners
• Work alongside the Quality Assurance team to ensure that delivery meets the high expectations of TCHC
• Any safeguarding issues are raised accordingly in line with TCHC’s Safeguarding Policy
• Any complaints are raised accordingly in line with TCHC’s Complaints Policy
• Take a proactive approach to ensure Prevent and Safeguarding is embedded well into the delivery teams and in posters on classrooms before any engagement happens with learners, and through the programme of delivery
• Prepare for and attend monthly caseload review meetings with your line manager
• Prepare for and attend standardisation meetings as instructed by Quality Assurance
• Act as an ambassador for TCHC Ltd at all times, providing key information to all parties involved within the learner journey
• Actively ensure own CPD is kept up to date as per the requirements for Functional Skills
• In addition, the post holder may be asked to carry out other reasonable duties, appropriate to their experience, qualifications and level.

Note: These duties are a guide to the work the post holder will initially be required to undertake. Amendments may be made from time to time as the role evolves and to meet changing circumstances and these do not form part of the contract of employment.

How to Apply

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to or post to HR Team, TCHC, 2nd Floor, 21 Station Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1AP.

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