Functional Skills Tutor

Location
Derby
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
27 Mar 2018
Ref
00080243
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Education
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This ambitious business provides training solutions and workforce development consultancy to employers across the East Midlands and South Yorkshire. Graded as Good by OFSTED in September 2016 across all areas of their business, you can be assured that their recruitment solutions, routes to employment programmes, apprenticeships, traineeships and bespoke courses will deliver meaningful impact to careers and companies.

They have an exciting opportunity for a Functional Skills Tutor to join the family based at their Derby Training Centre. This is a full time role, with some travel between sites as required within the East Midlands, a driving licence and access to a car is therefore essential.

They are committed to safeguarding their learners; enhanced DBS clearance is therefore required for this role.

The Role

You will be engaging and supporting learners distanced from employment and of varied ability, predominantly with young learners aged 16-24 on their Traineeship Programme. You will be teaching and assessing their Functional English/maths up to Level 2 through a mixture of group learning, one-to-one sessions and via e-learning platforms. You will be effectively managing and progressing learners with varying levels of ability, to make them work ready, progress onto apprenticeships and ultimately employment.

The Individual

You should have experience of working with young people with a passion for motivating and inspiring learners.

You will be an effective communicator, able to successfully engage learners and overcome their barriers to learning. You will be able to provide fun and engaging learning sessions, supporting learners into employment. You will have the ability to coach, develop and mentor people with the ability to manage difficult situations calmly.

You should have a recognised teaching qualification, ideally at Level 4, but full training will be provided for you to achieve that level. Functional Skills maths and/or English at Level 3 (or above) is also highly desirable.

The Company

Growth plans to increase the number of businesses they work with to drive turnover to £10m in two years. They are looking for people with a passion for learning, skills and development to help us achieve these goals.

In return they offer excellent terms and conditions including:

- 36 days holiday (inc. bank holidays)
- Contributory pension scheme
- Free debt advice/counselling/guidance through our Employee Assistance Programme
- Life assurance

This business is committed to encouraging equality and diversity within our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

This business is committed to safeguarding and committed to promoting the welfare of their learners and expects all their staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Should your application be successful; an enhanced disclosure will be requested from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and any contractual offer will be subject to rigorous vetting procedures

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