Functional Skills Tutor,

£22.20 per hour plus statutory holiday pay

Posted 2 months ago | ref: 217852

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Protocol works with one of the largest Offender Learning providers in England to find exceptional trainers, tutors and lecturers that have the determination, patience and compassion to work with those looking for a chance to turn their lives around and gain the skills they need to build a better future for themselves. 

Each prison has its own purpose built OFSTED registered education department, boasting with both fully equipped classrooms for academic subjects and custom assembled workshops for vocational courses. All subjects delivered are fully accredited with a view to the learners gaining recognised qualifications. 

We are looking for a Functional Skills Tutor to work on a full-time, temporary basis, supporting delivery across the Functional Skills Curriculum to include Maths, English and ICT Functional Skills.

HMP Haverigg is a Category D men’s prison, located in village of Haverigg in Cumbria. All residents work or train full time at Haverigg. Training and learning opportunities are focused on skills gaps in the job market and designed to improve residents’ chances of getting work on release. 

We are keen to hear from candidates that use innovative techniques to motivate and inspire learners.

To be suitable for this role, candidates must meet the following criteria; 

  • Previous training experience
  • A teaching qualification
  • Previous experience delivering functional skills
  • Have good organisational and planning skills.
  • Plenty of enthusiasm and the ability to motivate learners.
  • Willingness to provide outstanding support for learners
  • Extensive knowledge of your subject area.
  • Be flexible and self-motivated with a dedication to learner achievement and quality.

Please be aware that if you are successful, you will be required to undertake Prison Security Clearance. This is completed by the prison at no cost to yourself and can take up to six weeks. 

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.


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