Functional Skills (Maths) Tutor

Juniper Training
£18000 - £28000/annum
16 Feb 2019
21 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an opportunity for a Functional Skills (Maths) Tutor to join our team based in Wednesbury. Working on a full time basis you will receive a competitive salary of £18,000-£28,000 per annum

Juniper are an independent established training provider who have been assisting young people to move forward and achieve for 35 years. Delivering Traineeships, Study Programmes and Apprenticeships.

Purpose of the Functional Skills (Maths) Tutor Role

- To deliver engaging and effective training sessions to groups

- To compile and assess BTEC (Employability) qualifications (where applicable)

- To deliver English and/or maths qualifications – Functional Skills & GCSEs

- Contribute towards ensuring excellent student attendance & retention

- To safeguard the welfare of all students, preventing radicalisation and promoting British Values

Key responsibilities as our Functional Skills (Maths) Tutor will include:

- To deliver engaging, effective and innovative group training sessions to students

- To ensure that students work-skills are developed and that they are ready for working life by the time they leave Juniper

- To engage external speakers (employers, business people, celebrities, progression/support agencies) in order to enhance the learning experience

- To plan and facilitate enterprise projects

- To deliver GCSE/functional skills qualifications

- To deliver training that meets criteria and standards for BTEC (where applicable)

- Arrange and facilitate motivational visits/activities

- To conduct & use initial assessment effectively and set students appropriate, but challenging, targets & goals

- To assess readiness for FS/GCSE exams

- To assess and map units for BTEC portfolio and (where applicable)

- To conduct and document meaningful student reviews as per procedures

- Invigilate exams and mark functional skills exam papers as appropriate

Essential skills and abilities we’re looking for in our Functional Skills (Maths) Tutor:

- Level 2 English & Maths (or working at)

- To deliver effective training sessions to groups

- Excellent communicator

- To persuade & influence others and deal with conflict/challenging behaviour

- To build rapport with target group and retain their attention during training sessions

- To work well under pressure

- To work to targets & deadlines

- Highly motivated

- Innovative & solution focused

- To remain positive, with a bubbly, engaging personality

- Excellent organisation skills

- Competent in use of IT

- To meet targets and provide a quality service to all stakeholders

Working at Juniper is more than just a job, it’s a vocation. The job satisfaction can be immense, considerable development opportunities exist both in terms of training and progression.

In 2013, we undertook the “Best Companies” assessment which gathered in the views of all our staff on what it’s like to work here. We were delighted to achieve a 3 Star rating – the highest available – testament to our commitment to our staff.

If you would like to join our team as our new Functional Skills (Maths) Tutor then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you

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