R13 recruitment are working in affiliation with an Ofsted Outstanding graded, incredibly successful training provider to recruit for a Functional Skills Tutor at their Colchester Centre. Supporting young people with a variety of educational needs, you will be responsible for delivering high quality advice, tutoring and training to mixed ability groups of up to 15 learners. Using the recognised curriculum for Functional Skills Levels 1 & 2 incorporating Maths, English, ICT and Employability, you will develop engaging and creative topically led sessions. You will be passionate about supporting young people who may be disabled, disadvantaged or dis-engaged with mainstream education to help them improve their employment prospects.
Duties to include:
- Creating dynamic and engaging learning sessions which appeal to learners who may not have been successful in a mainstream educational environment.
- Delivering learning sessions, assuring all learners remain engaged and progress accordingly.
- Proactively reviewing learner progress and identifying additional support areas and creating action plans to address and improve performance.
- Recording of learner progress on internal database system regularly to track progress.
- Behaviour management, recognising potential issues and resolving swiftly.
- Ensuring all learners are involved in decision making through learner voice forums, survey, attendance and review sessions.
- Undertaking verbal and written reports to ensure accurate and timely learner’s reviews.
- Supporting learners independently with academic and personal difficulties.
- Managing all onsite resources to ensure security of materials and equipment.
You will have/be:
- Level 2 (or equivalent) English and Maths qualification (equivalent to GCSE A-C).
- A genuine desire to positively influence young people’s futures through the provision of recognised qualifications outside of the mainstream education system.
- A creative approach and an understanding of different learning / teaching styles.
- The ability to make Functional Skills relevant and interesting.
- Effective communication skills, coupled with the ability to engage with a variety of audiences.
- Ability to work in a high pressured environment and meet tight deadlines.
- Confidence to handle challenging behaviour from learners.
- Capability to encourage, motivate and positively influence learners to high levels of achievement.
- Exceptional organisational skills and be able to effectively prioritise workload.
- A minimum of 2 years teaching experience in 14-19 provision.
- Full teaching qualification e.g. PGCE, Cert Ed, C&G 7407, CTLLS or DTLLS.
- Previous experience of delivering training or supporting young people with LDDs including attitude and behaviour problems.
- Experience of organising and leading projects with young people.
Please note that as part of the interview process you will be required to create and deliver a short learning session to a group of learners on a key topic.
Where you do not possess a teaching or training qualification, you must be committed to gaining this within a specified timeframe. This will be fully funded by the business.
**You will be required to undertake an enhanced CRB check for this position**
This is a full time permanent role. Offered starting salary of up to £26,500 DOE. 25 days holiday + bank holidays + opportunity to purchase additional holiday time, annual personal training budget, pension, company discount platform.
How to apply:
To hear more details about this fantastic opportunity please email your CV to Jessica Harber at rthirteen recruitment.
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