Functional Skills Trainer - Polish Speaking

Babington Group
30 Jun 2018
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Functional Skills Trainer - Polish Speaker

Responsible To: Operations Director

Department Skills

Purpose: To support the effective delivery of Functional Skills across the Skills Division to a minimum Grade 2 delivery and to exceed the minimum benchmark achievement rates.

Key Responsibilities:

• High quality delivery of Functional Skills content to Babington specifications

• Invigilation of Functional Skills exams as required

• Completion of high quality Speaking, Listening and Communication assessments

• To ensure that all content related communications from learners are answered within the defined Service Level Agreement (SLAs) and details are recorded accurately

• To maintain a minimum Ofsted grade 2 in all observations in line with the observation policy

• To provide feedback to and work closely with the development team to ensure high levels of service excellence

• To deliver, stand alone classroom delivery on site to a cohort of learners from entry level 1 upwards.

• To achieve and maintain the appropriate levels of knowledge for the subject areas covered

• To achieve and maintain external qualifications and certifications, as laid out on your training plan, to enable quality training delivery and support, where appropriate

• To undertake continued personal and professional development (CPPD) as appropriate to ensure knowledge and skills are up to date and reflect industry standards

• To act as mentor to other members of the team, ensuring that, where possible, knowledge transfer takes place enabling the team to answer and support more queries

• Suggest new methods, processes and products to improve the services that we provide our learners

• Significant travel as required to meet the support needs of learners

Skills and Experience

•Experienced in the delivery of Mathematics and English Functional Skill delivery to learners who English is not their first language.
•QTLS – desirable
•SET membership - desirable
•Level 2 in Mathematics and English. Eg GCSE or Functional Skills
•Level 2 ICT qualification. Eg GCSE or Functional Skills - desirable
•Proven ability to work to set deadlines
•Ability to demonstrate sector experience
•Extensive previous experience of working remotely
•Up to date continuous professional development
•Knowledge of Apprenticeship programmes and sector requirements


•Managing Self & Others - the ability to take responsibility for own or employees’ performance, by having objectives and expectations, tracking progress against the objectives, giving timely feedback, and using performance management structure.

•Working Together - we form positive, professional and trusting relationships to deliver business objectives. We create an inclusive environment, encouraging collaboration to build effective and engaging partnerships.

•Customer Focus - focused on delivering excellence through the delivery of exceptional customer service with the ability to demonstrate this for both concern external and /or internal customers.

•Managing Change - ability to embrace and demonstrate organisational change. To support and sponsor and implementing organisational change; helping others to successfully manage organisational change.

•Communication & Influencing - the ability to plan and deliver timely communications that make an impact. With the ability to gain others support for ideas, proposals, projects, and solutions

•Results Orientation - ability to focus on the desired result of own or others work, setting and managing challenging objectives, focusing effort on the objectives, and meeting or exceeding them.

•Commercial Awareness - ability to understand what makes a business or organisation successful and how your actions can impact on the success of the business.

•The ability to understand the organisation’s competitive position by being aware of the market and industry trends, existing and potential customers.

•Fostering Innovation - ability to propose, develop, sponsor, or support the introduction of new and improved method, services products, procedures, or technologies.

The post holder must maintain the confidentiality of information about clients, staff and other Babington stakeholders. Some work is of a confidential nature and information gained must not be communicated to other persons except in the recognised course of duty. The post holder must meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act at all times.

Health & Safety
Employees must comply with the provisions of the ‘The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974’ and must take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions whilst at work. Employees are also required to co-operate with their employer to enable them to perform or comply with any statutory provisions. The business efforts to promote a safe and healthy working environment can only succeed with the full cooperation of its employees.

Equality & Diversity
Babington has an Equality and Diversity Policy and it is the responsibility of all staff to comply with this.

This job description is intended to provide a broad outline of the main duties and responsibilities only. The post holder will need to be flexible in developing the role in conjunction with their line manager. The post holder may be asked to carry out any other reasonably and lawful duty or instruction.

Babington has as an Safeguarding Policy which encompasses the recent legislative changes to include PREVENT ( Anti-terrorism and Anti radicalisation strategy) and it is the responsibility of all staff to comply with this. The key responsibilities for staff under this Policy are set out in the Babington Way. You will be required to complete mandatory training subject to employment.

Disclosure Barring Service
It is a requirement that all Babington employees are subject to DBS checks. This is a condition of employment with Babington

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