Functional Skills Tutor

23000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000/annum
27 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

This role requires you to have a deep understanding of functional skills within the apprenticeship framework and a real desire to transform our learners' lives and help employers to grow their business.

As one of our Functional Skills Tutors you will be working as part of a larger successful team. You will be required to work independently visiting apprentices at a variety of sites within your region and you will be responsible for the delivery of high quality teaching, learning and assessment of functional skills. The goal is to ensure learners gain the new knowledge and skills required to pass their functional skills tests and are ultimately successful in obtaining their apprenticeship framework in a timely manner.

You'll need these important qualities:

Passion for teaching learning
Personable and engaging
Organised and self-reliant
Enthusiastic and professional
It is essential that you have excellent experience of delivering functional skills preferably to apprentices and hold the appropriate level of qualification to meet Awarding Organisation requirements. We offer a full induction and training package to our new staff so you very quickly feel part of the team.

As an essential car user, you must hold a full UK driving licence, be a confident and able driver, have access to your own vehicle and have the right to live and work in the UK.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Guide and support learners and their employers in the effective pursuit of their functional skills individual learning programme and progression planning

Support transition activities for learners moving to higher level Apprenticeships or on to Further Education

Adhere to organisational and funding requirements for completion of induction paperwork

Maintain regular contact with learners and deliver high quality learning and development

Monitor and review programme activity and standards to ensure funding and Awarding Organisation guidelines are met and comprehensive records of participation and outcomes are kept

Ensure all learner records and reporting are kept up to date and provided in a timely manner to support management reporting and audit requirements

Attend regular team meetings and Moderation/validation workshops.

Undertake regular progress reviews and offer guidance to learners on how to improve performance

Liaise with our Vocational Assessors to support framework achievement and the embedding of Functional Skills within your contextual delivery

Gain feedback from learners and employers through Apprentice focus groups, surveys and verbal feedback as appropriate and contribute to course evaluation

Interpret guidelines, effectively plan, implement and review training programmes and assessment tools for nationally accredited qualifications

Ensure timely achievements are met, including retention and achievement targets by implementing strategies and supporting learners in self-esteem and confidence-building activities

Provide robust exit advice to learners as they set personal goals for career progression

Support transition activities for learners moving to higher level Apprenticeships or on to Further Education

Collaborate with the Head of Maths, English and ICT and the Director of Apprenticeships and pursue opportunities for growth by developing industry links for vocational education and training delivery and promotion of Learning Curve Group's range of current programmes and services

Represent the organisation on public occasions, such as recruitment events and to promote the best interests of the organisation by creating a positive impression of the organisation

Maintain strong links with their team members, ensuring all activity is complementary and utilises the existing knowledge, expertise, resources and industry business links within our organisation

Manage your own continued professional development through undertaking relevant training and sharing of best practice

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