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Skills Coach - Functional Skills - Maths & English

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23 May 2022

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Skills Coach - Functional Skills - Maths and English Specialist (REMOTE)

Are you an inspiring and motivational mentor, with a passion to provide pastoral advice and guidance to help learners reach their potential and succeed in their Future Skills English and Maths programmes? We are looking for a passionate, curious and motivating industry professionals to join our team as a Skills Coach to share their expertise with cohorts of engaged and motivated learners.

If you have knowledge and experience within Functional Skills and the determination to provide an exceptional customer experience with the willingness to work on a remote basis and be part of our journey of Developing Better Futures, then we want to hear from you!

You can see more about this fantastic role below and in the job description attached.

Summary of role
You will be responsible for Coaching & Mentoring learners working towards the successful and timely achievement of their learning programme. Creating and maintaining cohesive and communicative relationships with learners and employers. Providing blended academic and pastoral advice, guidance, and support, ensuring a safe and conducive working environment.

Core Values and Summary of Principle Accountabilities


Provide inspirational support and guidance to learners throughout their learning journey, helping them to progress, achieve and reach their potential.

Provide high quality delivery of Functional Skills content to Babington specifications


Adapt Babington's learning journey blueprint (where required) to fulfil the requirements of our clients, learners and stakeholders which enrich and compliment the customer experience.

Invigilation of Functional Skills exams as required, adhering to all Awarding Body, Babington and JCQ compliance.


Anticipate and overcome barriers to progress and inspire achievement, ensuring that learning is inclusive and supports diversity.

Promote and embed Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding, British Values, Prevent and Health and Safety to all learning sessions.


Compile and maintain all learner documentation on the relevant e-portfolio system to reflect learner's characteristics, meet quality standards and funding compliance, along with demonstrating progression.

Conduct and interpret detailed skills gap analysis with learners to accurately identify learner's starting points, prior achievements, and experience.


Have an in-depth understanding of embedded learning methodologies and how to evaluate behavioural change.

Deliver immersive, differentiated, and impactful interactions, embedding Maths and English, to ensure active participation by all learners in the groups, through a variety of methods, which contribute to positive learning outcomes.

Maintain a minimum Ofsted Good Grade in all observations in line with the observation policy.


Provide inspirational support and guidance to employers throughout their learners learning journey, helping the employer to support their employees.

To communicate any issues or concerns about learners to your line manager and designated Safeguarding Officer as appropriate.

Brief person specification

Essential Qualifications

Grade A-C GCSE in English and Maths or equivalent

Level 2 or equivalent Functional Skills in Maths and English

Skills and experience

Experience of developing individualised learning plans and SMART targets

Experienced in the delivery of Mathematics and English Functional Skill delivery to learners whose English is not their first language

Coaching to embed behavioural change experience

Experience in using digital technologies and experiences to deliver learning

Experience of liaising with employers and external agencies

Experience of providing interactive and engaging teaching, training, and development opportunities to adults

Ability to establish and maintain rapport with a wide variety of people

Babington Benefits
Babington Engage
Bupa Healthcare - Cash plan
25 Days annual leave plus Bank holidays
Additional annual leave purchase scheme
Employer Pension contribution
Remote Working
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