Functional Skills Tutor

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Functional Skills
East Midlands
£20,000 to £25,000 per annum
KM Education Recruitment Ltd
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KM Recruitment is a specialist UK wide recruiter for the Skills & Employability sectors.

Job Title: Functional Skills Tutor 

Location: Northamptonshire - Candidates must be flexible with travel 
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 (Dependent on experience & qualifications)

Package includes: Excellent holiday entitlement, Pension + much more
Type: Full time, Permanent


  • Deliver Functional Skills (Maths and English) up to level 2 to a range of students, from vulnerable/challenging behaviours, to gifted and talented students (ages 13-16 years old)
  • Providing one to one and group support within a classroom environment, in order for them to progress through their Functional Skills qualifications
  • Identify any barriers to learning and plan effective training based on individual learner needs
  • Create a positive classroom working environment
  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans, as well as continuous curriculum development
  • Prepare students for examinations
  • Provide progress feedback to learners and provide support to ensure they meet their set goal / target
  • Ensure each learner's progression is recorded efficiently

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of delivering English, Maths and ICT Functional Skills up to level 2.
  • Hold own Level 3 Teaching qualification (PTLLS/AET or equivalent)
  • Ideally hold or willing to work towards the following qualifications: level 5 teaching qualification, Qualified Teacher Status (QTLS)  - full training and support will be provided by our client to achieve these. 
  • Have experience of working with students presenting challenging behaviour, special educational needs or those who are not suited to mainstream education
  • Must have an interest or solid occupational competency in: Art & Design, Sports, Cookery etc.
  • Proven experience of motivating and engaging young learners to help make a difference in their lives
  • Excellent classroom management skills and ability to manage behavioural issues
  • Confident and professional, with the ability to inspire and motivate young people

Please note:

KM Recruitment receive a high number of applications for each role advertised and although we would like to we are not always able to deliver feedback to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest and keep an eye on our website for future opportunities.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
KM Education Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 01543 279752
Contact: Recruitment Team

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