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Functional Skills Tutor – English

Functional Skills Tutor – English


Helping talent thrive.

It starts with our winning team.

We are proud to be one of the UK’s leading apprenticeship providers. Our passionate, energetic people deliver an outstanding experience every day to our learners and support the development of our clients’ valuable workforce. 

Working nationally with small and large clients, we develop their talent at all levels. Our apprenticeship programmes integrate seamlessly with our clients’ ways of working, processes and training to support their strategic goals.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Functional Skills
Tutor to join our winning team. Using your passion for learning and development
you will deliver innovative teaching and learning to our learners to progress
them through their qualification. You will guide and coach your learners whilst
encouraging them to complete their planned learning and development tasks
throughout their learning journey to successfully achieve their qualifications.

Further to the above, you will work with the Learning
Support Manager to support the national delivery of functional skills.

We provide a highly competitive salary, as well as great
benefits through Paragon Choices and excellent training and development to
support your progression through our Academy.

Experience, knowledge
and skills required:

Strong experience of teaching Functional Skills in
a college or training environment

Excellent planning and organisational skills

Track record of building relationships, coaching
and developing others to achieve success

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to maintain confidentiality and the
highest level of integrity

A high level of personal drive and the ability
to meet challenges in a positive way

Ability to plan, organise and prioritise own
workload and flexibility to travel to meet the needs of the business

Knowledge of awarding body requirements for
functional skills assessment, both online and paper based exams

Knowledge of the role functional skills plays in
the apprenticeship standards

Excellent IT skills, including the use of MS

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Energetic and positive with the skills to
energise others


Behaviours and qualifications required:

of Level 2 qualification in Maths & English

Teaching qualification – AiET, CiET, DiET, Cert
Ed or PGCE or achievement of this within two years of appointment

The ability to work both in a team and

Friendly and approachable

Clean driving licence and access to a car
insured for business use


We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer and have a
guaranteed interview scheme in place to ensure that nobody is overlooked or
discriminated against because of their disability. If you meet the minimum
criteria when you apply and you have informed us in your application that you
have a disability, you will be guaranteed an interview for that role. 

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