Trainer - Employability & Functional Skills

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Further Education, Other Workplaces
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£23,619 to £26,242 (dependent on experience)
2nd Jul 2019
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Trainer - Employability & Functional Skills
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £23,619 to £26,242 (dependent on experience)
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 23rd July 2019

Centrepoint is the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people. We provide a range of accommodation based and floating support services to vulnerable young people across the UK; specifically in Manchester, we support young people at the point of crisis in their homelessness journey and help to move them through to supported and privately rented accommodation. Our vision is to end youth homelessness but until then we will continue to provide young people with a place to call home, tailored support and the opportunity to build the emotional resilience and skills needed to sustain independent living and work.

We are looking for a Trainer to work across our Bradford services with a focus on delivering Employability and Functional Skills (Maths & English) courses for our young people and others within the local community (e.g. job seekers).

In this role you will:

• Be responsible for delivering qualifications on English, Maths (Entry Levels, Level 1 and Level 2) and Employability Skills (Entry Level 3 to Level 2).
• Collaborate with our Homelessness Prevention and Independent Living teams to assist young people achieving successful outcomes.
• Adhere to the requirements of the accreditation and curriculum processes in line with Centrepoint policy and strategy.
• Carry out individual assessments, identify areas of support and plan regular reviews with learners.
• Create a professional and empowering culture by providing innovative delivery plans to achieve successful performance outcomes.
• Play a key role in the auditing requirements of both funding partner and awarding organisations.

The successful applicant will demonstrate the following:

• Relevant experience in Teaching Maths, English and/or Employability skills as a Trainer or Tutor (or similar).
• Be comfortable working with marginalised groups and/or young, homeless people
• Have the drive and enthusiasm to support our young people to succeed.
• Act as a role model to learners and build strong relationships with key stakeholders.
• Be highly motivated, innovative and tenacious.
• Have a teaching qualification – a minimum of PTLLS.

Staff Benefits (following successful completion of probationary period):

• Annual Leave of 25 days per annum, rising by 1 day per year to a maximum of 27 days
• Excellent training package to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to build a new career
• Employer pension contributions of 4%
• Access to the Cycle 2 Work loan scheme
• Access to the ‘PERKZ’ scheme, offering discounts at a range of retail and leisure facilities

We seek to challenge discrimination and are committed to fairness and equality. We especially welcome applications from anyone with direct experience of being homeless or using young people’s services.

To apply for this role, please click the “Apply” button and submit your CV with a supporting statement setting out how you meet the criteria for the role as listed above.

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