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Functional Skills Tutor - Marchwood (18.75 hrs per week)



United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Are you a passionate, qualified Functional Skills Tutor with experience in delivering Maths and English up to level 2? If so, we want to connect with you!

TQ Education & Training (part of the Pearson Group) is a provider of outsourced training services to the UK Ministry of Defence, other public sector organisations and private companies both in the UK and overseas. You will support Functional Skills delivery as part of the Royal Logistic Corps Army Apprenticeship contract with the MoD however, your role isn't just limited to one contract; you'll have the opportunity to work across various exciting TQ partnerships!

About the role

As a part-time Functional Skills Tutor, you will be responsible for delivering English and Mathematics Functional Skills qualifications at Levels 1 and 2 at McMullen Barracks in Marchwood. You may also be required to deliver courses at other Pearson TQ and employer sites or online when required.

This is a part-time role of 18.75 hours per week, but the successful candidate will be required to deliver one 2-week course per month.

Your key responsibilities

  • Teach English and Mathematics Functional Skills qualifications at levels 1 and 2.

  • Manage a caseload of learners to ensure they successfully complete their learning on time.

  • Provide engaging onsite and remote teaching support.

  • Conduct Speaking and Listening assessments (including recording) and complete Awarding Body paperwork.

  • Complete Tutor Rationale, Programme Plans and Learning Session Records for each learner.

  • Ensure the learner’s e-portfolio is updated with evidence of learning, achievement, feedback, communication attempts and show the learning plan.

  • Have available an up-to-date syllabus, schemes of work, lesson plans and learning materials aligned to individual learner needs.

  • Prepare and use suitable teaching and learning materials which consider differentiation and individual learning styles.

  • Undertake other specified duties including course/resource development, tutorial support and associated administrative tasks.

  • Provide relevant Functional Skills statistical data to the management team.

  • Maintain accurate records and follow appropriate Quality Assurance and Risk Management systems and protocols.

  • Join the team in staff and self-development training.

About you

  • Relevant teaching qualification e.g., PTLLS, CTLLS, Cert Ed, PGCE or DTLLS

  • A minimum level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics

  • Experience of delivering Functional Skills (English and Mathematics) up to level 2

  • Experience of providing face to face and remote support to learners using a range of delivery methods

  • Ability to embrace and develop practical and innovative delivery models for Functional Skills

  • Ability to adopt contextualised Functional Skills delivery techniques to engage learners

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills

  • Flexible, adaptable, and enthusiastic

  • Full, current driving licence

  • Car owner, with a willingness to use on Pearson TQ business as required (mileage allowance payable)

We appreciate hard work and dedication. Here are just some of the benefits you will receive in return:

  • 26 days annual leave

  • Aviva AE pension scheme

  • Life, private medical and dental care insurance options, plus free eye tests

  • Stock / Share purchase options

  • Maternity, paternity, and family care leave as well as flexible working policies

  • An employee wellbeing programme

  • Cycle to work program

  • Volunteering days

  • Gym membership concessions in selected office locations

  • Retail and Leisure discounts

Join our team and make a difference in the lives of learners across multiple locations. Apply today to be a part of TQ Education & Training!

What to expect from Pearson

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Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: PART_TIME

Workplace Type: On-site

Req ID: 16300