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Tutor – Functional Skills

Posted 18th March 2020

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  • London
  • Permanent
  • £26000 - £28000 per annum
  • Education and Training

Reference: LDN-43983

Job Title: Tutor – Functional Skills

Location: Remote, travel required within London zones 1-6 to deliver teaching sessions

Salary: £26,000 – £28,000 per annum


Satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check

Minimum of 2 years’ experience teaching English at Level 2 or above

Start Date: June 2020

Apprenticeship Connect is a private recruitment and training provider dedicated to recruiting ambitious and driven apprentices and delivering high-quality apprenticeship training to individuals across the UK. We don’t settle for acceptable; we push ourselves to challenge expectations and deliver the very best service in all that we do in order to become a world-class provider of education. We believe in growing our business from within and each job role has a clear career pathway outlined to ensure development opportunities are available to everybody, we pride ourselves on giving our employees every opportunity to excel in their roles.

What will you do?

As a Functional Skills Tutor you will be responsible for delivering high-quality English and maths teaching to our learners who are enrolled onto our apprenticeship programmes. You will work closely with our learners, employers and our tutor teams, using your teaching ability, coaching skills and innovative technologies to deliver exceptional training. Your role is imperative in facilitating the creation and delivery of an outstanding English and maths programme to ensure our learners gain maximum value from their apprenticeship and are stretched and challenged to achieve above their expected level.

Employee Welfare at Apprenticeship Connect

We believe in supporting the welfare and happiness of our employees and we work to promote a healthy work/life balance for all staff. As an AC employee, each year you will receive up to 3 paid days off in addition to your annual leave entitlement to allow you to take time to focus on your personal, mental and physical well-being. Our employee benefits package has been designed to create a working environment that empowers you and allows your working life to complement your personal life, without compromising career development and progression.

Benefits include:

  • 30 days annual leave per year inclusive of public holidays (increasing to 33 days per year based on length of service)
  • Up to 3 paid wellbeing days per year
  • Mobile phone & laptop
  • Remote working
  • Access on request to work in the relaxed communal working space at our WeWork office which is part of WeWork campus Devonshire Square (London)
  • Enhanced maternity leave scheme
  • Enhanced paternity leave scheme
  • Enhanced adoption leave scheme
  • Childcare support
  • One month paid sabbatical leave

Job duties and responsibilities:

As a positive individual who is passionate about learning and development you are committed to delivering quality teaching. You approach your role as an inspirational nurturer of talent with integrity and confidentiality, always striving to encourage and guide the learners you support to become the very best they can be.

Your role as a Functional Skills Tutor requires you to:

  • Deliver high quality teaching to meet the requirements of the Functional Skills curriculum.
  • Devise individual learning plans (ILP) to aid differentiation based on individual needs.
  • Provide ongoing support through virtual learning, video conferencing and remote support.
  • Embed within teaching, 21st century skills including digital literacy, critical thinking, problem solving, adaptability, flexibility and social/cross cultural interaction.
  • Use schemes of work (SOW) to create lesson plans.
  • Prepare learners to complete Functional Skills exams.
  • Assess the quality of work provided by learners throughout the course duration in line with the Functional Skills curriculum requirements.
  • Ensure learners achieve their required Functional Skills certification.
  • Support the implementation of improvement strategies resulting from satisfaction surveys, self-assessment reports and quality improvement plans.
  • Be familiar with safeguarding requirements as outlined in the Safeguarding Policy and comply with its requirements to safeguard and protect the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
  • Help to cultivate a culture of continuous improvement and ensure the learner experience is placed paramount in all activity conducted.

Who are you?

  • Mandatory: Minimum GCSE English and maths grade C/4 or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths
  • Mandatory: A minimum of 2 A-Levels at grade C or above in written, maths or science based subject areas
  • Mandatory: Minimum of 2 years’ experience teaching English at Level 2 or above
  • Mandatory: Satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Check
  • Mandatory: Evidence of CPD
  • Desired: Experience teaching in a virtual learning environment
  • Desired: Functional Skills certification at Level 2
  • Desired: Educated to degree level at a minimum of 2:1 in a written based subject area
  • Desired: A minimum of 2 years’ experience teaching Functional Skills
  • Desired: QTLS/QTS status

Apply now to kick start your career with a world-class provider who puts their employees first.

Job Reference: LDN-43983

Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP

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