JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Post Title:

Functional Skills Tutor/ESOL Tutor

Organisation: Functional Skills UK
Organisation description:

Functional Skills UK offers upbeat and very focused short courses, aimed at providing our learners with a friendly and positive teaching experience. At Sussex Functional Skills Centre, we deliver Functional Skills Courses in Maths, English and ICT at various levels suitable to the candidate’s needs. The acquisition of good English/Maths Skills and qualifications has never been more important. It can help secure employment, ensure advancement within a career and develop the abilities of an organisation’s employees, apprentices and volunteers.

Location address: Various Locations in Sussex 
Reports to: Stacey Powell – Functional Skills Manager
Date to start: ASAP
Contract Type: Self-employed 
Wage: Will vary dependent on experience 
Vacancy full description:

Functional Skills UK are seeking a Functional Skills tutor to join our innovative team. You will be using NCFE and EDEXCEL as awarding bodies and testing through both online secure client and paper tests. Tutors will be required to work with groups as well as 1:1 delivery within the learner’s workplace and offer additional learning support if required.

Students will be a variation including ESOL workers and Apprentices, so a background in teaching English as a Second language will be beneficial.

Key duties include:

  • Course planning and development/session preparation
  • Assessing learner needs and levels
  • Individualised target setting and planning
  • Teaching
  • Tracking and recording learner progress
  • Provision of feedback and guidance to learners
  • Exam preparation
Desirable qualities/ skills required:
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or PGCE
  • TEFL qualification
  • City & Guilds Certificate in Further Education Teaching (7407)
  • City & Guilds Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) (7305)
  • City & Guilds Further and Adult Education Teacher’s Certificate (7307)
  • City & Guilds Initial Certificate in Teaching Basic Skills (9281)
  • Functional Skills English/ Maths at Level 2
  • A1 Assessor or TAQA Qualification.
  • Experience of teaching of up to 2 years
  • Full UK Driving Licence
Hours of work (days and times):

Flexible, including evenings

 

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Post Title: Administration Assistant
Organisation: Functional Skills UK
Organisation description: Functional Skills UK offers upbeat and very focused short courses, aimed at providing our learners with a friendly and positive teaching experience. At Sussex Functional Skills Centre, we deliver Functional Skills Courses in Maths, English and ICT at various levels suitable to the candidate’s needs.

We also run Leisure Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships.

Location address: Head office 2, Gordon Mews, Gordon Close, Portslade, BN41 1HU
Reports to: Luke Hardy/Charlie Dew
Date to start: ASAP
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Wage: £9 per hour/37.5 hours per week
Vacancy full description: Functional Skills UK are seeking an Administration Assistant to join our busy and innovative team.

Key Admin duties include:

  • Answer telephone calls and associated administrative actions, i.e. course bookings, raising invoices, taking card payments
  • Answer emails for generic info@ address
  • Inform learners of exam results
  • Responsible for sending learners certificates out via post and email
  • Update our internal booking systems with course dates
  • Assemble course packs and registers for our tutors
  • Carry out pre-course calls to learners
  • Process Learner Surveys
  • Assist team with administrative duties for other funded projects
  • Update company website – this can include new images, ads, course dates and funding information
  • Exam Invigilation
  • Sustainable stationary orders
  • Distributing incoming post
  • Diary management for room bookings
Desirable qualities/ skills required:
  • English or Maths qualifications
  • Full UK Driving Licence
Hours of work (days and times): 8.30am-4.30pm/Monday – Friday