Functional Skills Tutor - Apprenticeship Assessor

Vortex Recruitment
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Functional Skills Tutor

Salary: £25,000

Hours: 37.5 Hours per week

Location: Office base in Peterlee, Durham but covering the North East area.

Sector: Training, Apprenticeships & Employability Programme

This is a permanent opportunity for an established Assessor to teach and assess Functional Skills English / Math’s / ICT to learners on vocational programmes. This position will be working for an accredited training and employment agency that specialise in the provision of apprenticeships, work based learning and job focused employability programme.

You will have a secure support structure in place to enable you to manage your own caseloads and well known brand with a good reputation to represent.

The Role:

Ideally, the candidate shall have A1, a Teaching Qualification and have experience in delivering Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out initial and diagnostic assessments
  • Teach and assess Functional Skills English / Math’s / ICT to learners on vocational programmes.
  • To support vocational tutors within curriculum areas to embed Functional Skills in schemes of work and lesson plans.
  • To support any learners who have additional learning needs.
  • Meet external standards for any course delivery
  • Ensure all documentation meets funding body standards and compliance
  • Assess and sign off candidate portfolios
  • Provide Information, Advice and Guidance to allow candidates to progress
  • Responsible for all standardisation of Functional Skills
  • To support tutors to reach the desired level to teach functional skills

Essential Skills and attributes: -

  • Confident and experienced in teaching/lecturing
  • Relevant Cert Ed or appropriate Basic Skills Teaching Qualification eg. C&G, RSA or TEFL
  • Functional Skills qualifications
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Effective Report writing skills
  • Ability to use IT systems effectively

Desirable Skills and attributes: -

  • Assessing qualification
  • First Degree or equivalent
  • Information, Advice and Guidance qualification
  • Knowledge of Internal Quality Assurance processes

Other Information:

  • Hours = 37.5 hours per week
  • Mileage = 40p per mile