Functional Skills Tutor (English & Maths)

Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Newbury, Berkshire
  • Permanent

Options Resourcing are partnered with a training provider, looking for a Functional Skills Tutor to join them in their West Berkshire office. Functional Skills are a key component of delivery across apprenticeships and study programmes for young people as well as funded programmes and commercial courses. Upon appointment, you will be required to undergo a DBS check, so an existing DBS on the update service would be highly beneficial.

What you can expect in return:
* Work within a supportive and enthusiastic team, inspiring and developing others
* Salary up to £28,000 DoE
* 4% matched pension scheme
* 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays
* Critical illness, and death in service cover

About the role:
* Designing, planning and delivering functional skills in English and Maths on an individual or group basis
* Designing and delivering engaging sessions to all learners, building and developing innovative resources for both face to face and on-line delivery
* Working alongside the Programme Manager and team to develop a high-quality functional skills curriculum
* Being part of ongoing assessment of learners needs and making adjustments as required
* Planning functional skills examinations and assessments with the Exams Officer and acting as part of the invigilation team when required
* Developing a professional ‘mentor’ relationship with learners
* Encouraging growth and self-confidence by working with learners to develop all aspects of functional skills
* Design, planning and delivery of a Personal Development Programme to a tutor group

About you:
* One or more relevant teaching qualifications (e.g. PTLLS or equivalent upwards, assessor award, Cert Ed, PGCE, Literacy and numeracy subject specialism at level 3 upwards)
* Educated to G.C.S.E standard (A-C), or a level 2 qualification upwards in Maths and English
* Experience of teaching and assessing English and Maths
* Experience of working with learners with learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviours
* Experience with remote delivery
* Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to relate to a wide range of people
* Ability to motivate and influence a range of learners
* High level of presentation skills
* Commitment to highly professional and personal standards of work and conduct
* Ability to manage a constant workload with conflicting demands to achieve timely targets
* Comfortable taking responsibility for information held on learners in line with legislation
* Taking appropriate responsibility for the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children and/or vulnerable adults
* Ability to work remotely, under hybrid working (including a suitable internet connection speed)
* Full Driving Licence and access to a car when needed.

For this role, you must already be eligible to work in the UK without restriction.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Sam Derham at Options Resourcing on 07519200921 or

Job Reference: HQ00169925_1717493124

Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

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