Functional Skills Tutor

Recruiter
NAC Group Plc
Location
Washington
Salary
From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted
10 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Salary: From £24,000 depending on experience and qualifications

JOB SPECIFICATION

Purpose of the post

To plan, deliver and develop functional skills curriculum (Maths, English and ICT ) for learners on various programmes enabling the achievement of the recommended level and progressing to one level higher if required.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • To keep updated about changes in policy and practice around Maths, English and ICT (e.g. the current development of Functional Skills) and disseminating this to relevant staff.
  • To support the Course Lead and Programme Manager to achieve business and performance targets.
  • To plan, deliver and evaluate Maths, English and ICT as part of the Functional Skills element of the framework by:
  • Producing schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Identifying and developing resources
  • Supporting learners and recording progress
  • Evaluating course satisfaction returns
  • To deliver Functional Skills in both classroom and work base environments.
  • To organise (and where necessary, source) Functional Skills resources.
  • To contribute to ensuring that Functional Skills are offered through a range of delivery modes to meet the needs of learners (e.g. group-based, blended learning) and tests are available in paper-based (if required by the learner) and on-line versions.
  • To ensure that the recording of Functional Skills testing is undertaken accurately and monitor achievement across subjects, levels and programmes.
  • To devise individual learning plans by taking into consideration various learning styles and individual learner needs.
  • To complete registers and learner records fully and according to requirements.
  • To provide monthly updates on Functional Skills achievements and highlight any issues that would prevent achievement, and ensure that success targets are achieved.
  • To work flexibly in hours of work and over a number of employer sites to facilitate learner engagement and achievement.
  • To evaluate and develop own practice.
  • To be willing to undertake training and development activities that would support the development of the role.
  • To be willing to explore innovative ideas and approaches to delivery and assessment through new technology such as iPads, Apps, Social Media.
  • To undertake all other duties that falls within the scope of the post.
  • Person specification

    KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/AWARENESSProven, high quality skills in teachingE

    Significant experience teaching and assessing Functional SkillsE

    Experience in teaching GCSED

    Awareness of needs of learners of all ages who have underachieved in the education system, especially in Maths and EnglishE

    Empathy with adults who have low levels of confidence relating to learning and personal achievementE

    Competent to teach ICT D

    Experience of team working in the delivery of provisionD

    Proven robust classroom management skillsE

    EDUCATION/TRAINING

    Teacher trained (CertEd, PGCE, DTLLS or equivalent with a subject specialisation in Literacy and/or Numeracy and or ICT )

    E

    Excellent standard in English and Maths

    E

    INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

    Ability to motivate and build confidence in learners of all ages

    E

    Ability to support learners towards high levels of achievement

    E

    Can liaise professionally with a wide range of staff and external agencies

    E

    PERSONAL QUALITIES / OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    Excellent organisational and time management skills

    E

    High level of commitment to widening participation in learning

    E

    Creative/innovative approach to work

    E

    Patient, honest and reliable

    E

    A flexible approach to work, resilient and willing to accept change.

    E

    Have access to own transport and able to travel to various sites in the region (some national travel may be required)

    E

    Able to obtain a satisfactory DBS clearance

    E


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