Functional Skills Tutor

Posted 10 January by Empowering Learning

A fantastic school in Cambridgeshire is looking for a functional skills tutor with all round curriculum experience to join their team. The school is for pupils in KS3 & KS4 that have Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH). The post requires an experienced individual who can work as part of a team, deliver an engaging curriculum and who is child centred in their approach.

Applicants will enjoy support and guidance and a very friendly team, who work together and aim towards the best possible educational experience for their students. The school have a great ethos and go over and beyond to support their pupils to gain the right skills, experience and knowledge to move on to further education or to start the world of employment.

The post is 5 days a week with an immediate start on a long-term basis, with the opportunity to go permanent for the right person. The post is very rewarding and is ideal for teachers who have SEND experience or teaching pupils with behavioural difficulties. The school have a strong track record in proving the right support, training and guidance for their staff to be equipped for the right tools to be the best possible teacher they can be.

The successful tutor will need:

  • UK QTS or an accredited teaching qualification
  • To be conscientious and enthusiastic and positive
  • To have excellent classroom and behaviour management skills
  • Restraint Training i.e. Team Teach, MAPA, PRICE etc (Desirable)
  • To have a flexible approach to teaching
  • Available to start immediately

Joining Empowering Learning you will in return you will enjoy;

  • Working as part of a great team and having a dedicated and experienced consultant to guide and support you to do the best as you can.
  • Enjoying working in a rewarding environment
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Continuous CPD training

To apply please submit your CV or contact Nathan on or email on

Empowering Learning Ltd is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation. Please note that successful applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Required skills

  • Teacher
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Team Teach
  • Functional Skills
  • SEMH

Application questions

Do you have experience of working with challenging behaviour?
Do you have experience of working with SEMH?
Do you have availability to start this role straight away?

Reference: 36996669

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