Teaching Assistant - Functional Skills

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Tutor / Trainer, Key Skills / Skills for Life, Employability, Apprenticeship Assessor, Functional Skills
North West England
£17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Fab Recruitment Ltd
Job Ref:

Functional Skills Support Tutor
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Holidays: 25 days + Bank Holidays

The Person
Do you like the idea of having a positive effect on people’s lives every day? A brilliant opportunity has arisen at our clients Stockport learning centre.

Our client always prided themselves on delivering quality training to learners. As a company, they demand the same high standards from members of staff in everything that they do.
Think you have the skills and the personal attributes for this role? Then we want to hear from you…

Our client offers adult learning courses in English, Maths and IT. For well over a decade, they’ve helped people from all backgrounds develop key literacy, numeracy and computer skills.

The functional skills courses they deliver help learners gain career-changing qualifications through City & Guilds and BCS – sometimes in as little as two weeks!
Some courses they provide are completed online and supported by Tutors in their local training centres.

Key Responsibilities:
• Carry out Centre inductions
• Carry out Assessment and diagnostics
• Plan and enrol learners onto programmes/qualifications as required
• Support and motivate learners to achieve Functional Skills, IT & Employability Skills
• Ensure that all learner files are up to date with relevant documentation and all agreements and paperwork is in line with company and audit requirements
• Invigilate exams
• Advise and progress learners onto further learning or employment
• Keep in-house booking system up to date
• Contribute to the achievement of KPIs
• Mark Functional Skills papers
• Promote relationships with external agencies such as the LCS, Surestart, Business Link, local authorities, Job Centres, local community groups and employment agencies etc
• Sign up learners
• Visit Job Centres and other partners, maintaining our relationship and building new ones
• Cover other centres when needed

Qualifications, skills and experience:
• At least 2 years experience of supporting learners, ideally with online courses
• Previously taught or supported Functional Skills
• Previously marked Functional Skills test papers
• Must be used to working with groups of learners
• Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and keep smiling
• Level 3 teaching qualification as minimum
• Desirable to hold Level 3 Teaching Math/English qualification
• Willing to cover other centres when needed

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Fab Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 07928434129
Fax: 0114 292 2104
Contact: Gemma Godwin

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