English and Maths Functional Skills Tutor

Learning Curve Group
Sunderland, UK
Closing date
18 Oct 2020

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Purpose of The Role

Responsible for the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment, across a range of qualifications to progress learners and support learner achievement.

To succeed as a Tutor/Assessor, you will need these important qualities:

·Passion for teaching and learning

·Focused on developing the potential in people

·Personable and engaging

·Organised and self-reliant

·Enthusiastic and professional

You will work from the Skills Academies, engaging learners based within the centre and visit sites where apprentices will be located. You must be comfortable with travel and hold a full UK driving license with access to your own car. We will endeavor to keep travel within a 1-hour radius or 50 miles; however, this must balance with the needs of our learners.

It is essential that you have excellent vocational experience in the sector for which you are applying and hold the appropriate level of qualification.

What do you benefit from for working at Learning Curve?

·Full Induction and training package

·Company Laptop

·Cycle to work, Healthcare and Tech scheme


·Social events


·Reward and recognition voucher scheme

Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Carry out learner inductions and associated processes
  • Deliver a timetable of learning as agreed with the Skills Academy Manager
  • Undertake qualification delivery and planning in collaboration with team members and the Skills Academy Manager that meets LCG and external expectations
  • Ensure ILPS are completed appropriate to individual learner requirements, including SMART target setting and incorporating planned review points

·Complete registers and documentation to the required standards of the contract and ensure that these are communicated to colleagues within their required deadlines
  • Monitor attendance of all English and maths provision and performance of the learners on an ongoing basis and effectively report to management
  • Ensure that support systems are provided to facilitate positive retention, achievement and progression
  • Timely completion of assessment and documentation to meet awarding body, funding body and organisational requirements
  • Submit portfolios in a timely manner for interim and summative verification to the internal moderator
  • Contribute where appropriate to learner disciplinary action requirements
  • Maintain a log of the equipment used by the learners in your department and take appropriate measures to prevent the loss of equipment through theft
  • Attend standardisation and team meetings at the designated centres
  • Undertake internal moderation activities as required
  • Promote and ensure safe working practices in line with current Health and Safety legislation, including health and safety department inspections and risk assessments
  • Undertake appropriate learning and development activities as required for the job role and maintain a record of all CPD
  • Ensure the work area is clean and safe for all the staff and learners on a daily and ongoing basis
  • Deliver weekend courses on a rotation basis and shared with other team members over the course of the year if required
  • Demonstrate company core values and vision
  • Any other reasonable requirement which may be asked of from time to time

Key Performance Indicators

·Maintain learner caseload

·Retention and achievement rates

·Less than 5% learners passed planned end date
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