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Functional Skills Tutor

Functional Skills Tutor

Posted 12 March by Tradewind Recruitment Ended
Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting for a full time creative and fun Functional Skills Tutor who can inspire those who have had a little to no education or a shaky start in life to see value in learning. We are looking for the kind of Functional Skills Tutor that can recognise when challenging behaviour is down to lack of understanding and low self-esteem and are able to reach out to those learners and build them back up. We need a Functional Skills Tutor that gets excited by writing schemes of work that engage students across all walks of life and abilities getting them actively involved in learning.

The Academy is a Pupil Referral Unit for pupils in Years 10 and 11 and pupils come to us via a referral process, either from their previous school or directly from the Local Authority. The Academy was graded as a Good school by Ofsted on their last inspection and aspires to be an inspirational Centre of Excellence, where even the most troubled young people can re-engage with learning, and develop the skills and attitude to life that will enable them to fulfil their potential and contribute to society. With 100% post-16 progression, home support that is second to none and one-to-one tuition for pupil-premium students, we lead the way in transforming young people with problems into young people with prospects.

This is a full time, temporary position to start immediately to July 2018 initially, with a daily rate of £100 to £160 per day.

We are looking for:

*An experienced Functional Skills Tutor who can teach across Key Stages 3 and 4 and who has excellent subject knowledge
* A committed practitioner, who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning throughout their role
*A collaborative and driven individual who will support and lead on the delivery of the subject through inventive approaches including curriculum design and the use of ICT

The school is really accessible as it is on a regular bus route but also has lots of free parking onsite

This is a fantastic career opportunity to join a well-established and high performing English team under the mentorship of a highly effective Head of Department.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this role you will need to:

*Ideally hold QTS status, equivalent teaching qualification or relevant experience
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

To be considered for this position as a Functional Skills Tutor in Hull please email your CV or for more information about the role, contact Sarah Hemmings on

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

Required skills

  • Functional Skills Tutor
  • Functional Skills Teacher

Reference: 34661049

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