Functional Skills Tutor

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Work Based Learning
South West England
Swindon, Other Wiltshire
£23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Salary Description:
GPRS Recruitment
Job Ref:

Functional Skills Tutor - Swindon - £22,000 - £25,000 / 28 days holiday rising to 33 with service, plus bank holidays.

The Role: Functional Skills Tutor

• We are recruiting for an experienced and passionate Teacher to teach Functional Skills from entry-level to level 2 in Maths and/or English whilst creating an inspirational learning environment.
• Ensure that lessons are well planned and enable learners to achieve and progress, and engage with parents regarding the progress of learners, ensuring that they are engaged and supportive in all aspects of delivery.
• Maintain good order and discipline among the students, safeguarding their wellbeing. Set high expectations for behaviour and be responsible for behaviour management within your classroom and aid in behavioural management across the College.
• A DBS check prior to commencement of role is required.

Essential Requirements: Functional Skills Tutor

• A recognised teaching qualification
• Significant experience of teaching and planning and experience of working with a cohort of young people including those with complex, high behaviour and additional learning needs
• Extensive behaviour management experience with students who have complex needs and extreme behaviour issues

Desirables: Functional Skills Tutor

• Degree in Maths or English / DTTLS
• Experience of working with disengaged or hard to reach young people aged between 14 and 19 years old.

The Employer: Functional Skills Tutor

• A collection of colleges working over 10 sites providing academic and vocational training programmes for young people aged 16+ who, for whatever reason, are not suited to a mainstream college setting. They work with vulnerable young people helping them to obtain qualifications to further their career and obtain employment.

If this role is of interest to you: Contact Marianne Bruce on 01785430509, or forward a current CV to

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. GPRS Recruitment whose registered address is 4-7 Gaolgate Street, Stafford ST16 2BG UK confirm that our client has instructed us that the position advertised herein is of a permanent nature. Due to the high number of applications which we regularly receive, regrettably, we only respond to successful candidates. If you haven't heard from us within 7 days then please assume that you have not been selected on this occasion, but don't worry. We'll retain your details with the intention of keeping you informed of other suitable opportunities that may arise.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
GPRS Recruitment
Tel: 01785430509
Fax: 01785 222341
Contact: Marianne Bruce

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