Functional Skills Tutor – Leeds, Leeds

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Posted 3 months ago | ref: 236355

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Protocol are proud to be working with one of the UK’s leading sports based apprenticeship providers, seeking a Functional Skills Tutor for a Full Time and Permanent position.

Using the power of sport they help young people get into education, training, and employment. Through their academy programmes, they teach life & employability skills, and deliver qualifications in wellbeing, employability and sport.

You will be responsible for planning, delivering, and developing our functional skills curriculum (Maths, English & Digital) for our participants progressing them from their initial assessment level to at least one level higher as part of the company’s programme (10-20 weeks).

You will have overall responsibility for ensuring that young people are retained on the course and achieve their functional skills qualifications.

The role is based in central Leeds.  

Job Responsibilities:
• Deliver classroom-based & online digital sessions delivering Functional Skills English and Maths up to Level 2 to leaners as well as providing additional one-to-one support if required.
• Carry out and effectively interpret a range of initial assessment and diagnostic tools in order to determine existing level of participants.
• Devising learner journeys/action plans taking into consideration various learning styles and individual learner needs.
• Working in partnership with the Contracts & Quality team to develop schemes of work and lesson plans as well as contributing to the on-going creation and development of new and innovative training materials/resources.
• Liaising with colleagues to offer learners the best possible progression route for further education, apprenticeships and employment.
• During non-academy times, you will contribute to the achievement of team objectives by administering and invigilating re-sits as well as contributing towards the achievement of the full set of qualifications that our participants take part in.
• Ensuring all delivery meets quality and performance standards set by the company’s Contracts & Quality team.
• Achieving contractual and internal success and retention rates for accredited Maths and English qualifications.
• Supporting the administration of the learning aims, including marking, assessment and contributing to the internal and external verification processes as required.
• Contributing to the enrolment of new learners if required.
• Attending curriculum working groups where necessary and delivering workshops and training sessions to operations staff in order for them to achieve their own level 2 qualifications in Maths and English and improve their delivery of functional skills.
• Responsibility for sharing good practice and contributing to the overall quality improvement activities.
• Administrating and completing paperwork associated with programme within required timescales.
• Keeping up to date with any awarding organisation changes and requirements.
• To actively promote and implement the Equal Opportunities policy within all aspects of the post.
• A flexible approach to the working pattern will be required, as there will at times be a requirement to work outside the normal working week, however sufficient advance notice will be given.
• To undertake other duties as required by your line manager.

Person Specification:
• A teaching qualification such as Cert Ed, PGCE, DTLLS or equivalent, with a subject specialization in Literacy or Numeracy.
• An Assessor qualification is essential, with an Internal Verification qualification highly desirable.
• Knowledge and understanding of Ofsted inspections.
• A comprehensive knowledge of career pathways and of voluntary, academic, and training opportunities for participants.
• Excellent delivery achieving a minimum of Grade 2 in all internal and external inspections, monitoring visits and observations.
• Excellent literacy and numeracy skills.
• Experience of planning, developing, and delivering Functional Skills at Level 2 in either Maths or English (ideally both).
• Experience of working with young people and ‘vulnerable groups’.

As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

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.