English and Mathematics Tutor

Recruiter
Learning Curve Group
Location
Daventry
Posted
18 Dec 2018
Closes
17 Jan 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role requires you to have a deep understanding of functional skills and a real desire to transform our learners’ lives and help employers to grow their business.

As one of our Functional Skills Tutors you will be working as part of a larger successful team. You will be required to work independently and within a team visiting learners at a variety of sites within your region.You will be responsible for the delivery of high quality teaching, learning and assessment of functional skills. The goal is to ensure learners gain the new knowledge and skills required to pass their functional skills tests and are ultimately successful in obtaining their qualification in a timely manner.

You’ll need these important qualities:

Passion for teaching learning
Personable and engaging
Organised and self-reliant
Enthusiastic and professional

It is essential that you have excellent experience of delivering functional skills preferably to learners in the workplace and hold the appropriate level of qualification to meet Awarding Organisation requirements. We offer a full induction and training package to our new staff, so you very quickly feel part of the team.

As an essential car user, you must hold a full UK driving licence, be a confident and able driver, have access to your own vehicle and have the right to live and work in the UK.

Key Duties

1. Guide and support learners and their employers in the effective pursuit of their functional skills individual learning programme and progression planning

2. Adhere to organisational and funding requirements for completion of induction paperwork

3. Maintain regular contact with learners and deliver high quality learning and development

4. Monitor and review programme activity and standards to ensure funding and Awarding Organisation guidelines are met and comprehensive records of participation and outcomes are kept

5. Ensure all learner records and reporting are kept up to date and provided in a timely manner to support management reporting and audit requirements

6. Undertake regular progress reviews and offer guidance to learners on how to improve performance

7. Attend regular team meetings and Moderation/validation workshops

8. Gain feedback from learners and employers through focus groups, surveys and verbal feedback as appropriate and contribute to course evaluation

9. Interpret guidelines, effectively plan, implement and review training programmes and assessment tools for nationally accredited qualifications

10. Ensure timely achievements are met, including retention and achievement targets by implementing strategies and supporting learners in self-esteem and confidence-building activities

11. Provide robust exit advice to learners as they set personal goals for career progression

12. Support transition activities for learners moving to higher level courses or on to Further Education

13. Collaborate with the English and Maths Manager (Flexible Learning) and the Business Support Director and pursue opportunities for growth by developing industry links for education and training delivery and promotion of Learning Curve Group’s range of current programmes and services

14. Represent the organisation on public occasions, such as recruitment events and to promote the best interests of the organisation by creating a positive impression of the organisation

15. Maintain strong links with their team members, ensuring all activity is complementary and utilises the existing knowledge, expertise, resources and industry business links within our organisation

16. Manage your own continued professional development through undertaking relevant training and sharing of best practice

Essential Criteria

Good level of IT Skills
Qualified in English and Mathematics to at least level 2
Subject Specialism in either English or Mathemaics, eg: Level, subject specific degree, Cert.Ed. or equivalent.
Teaching qualification eg: Cert.Ed.
Experience of working in the training/education sector
Knowledge of qualifications and awarding organisation standards
An ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to a wide range of people
Ability to manage a constant workload with conflicting demands to achieve timely targets
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
Commitment to high professional and personal standards of work and of conduct
Flexible approach to working hours, may include evenings and weekends

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