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Assessor / Tutor - Functional Skills Tutor

Haddon Training
4.6 out of 5
£25,000 - £30,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time



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Haddon Training Ltd part of the Educ8 Training Group

Job Title: Functional Skills Tutor (Assessor / Tutor)

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours p/w

Salary: £22,500.00 - £26,500.00 per annum

Summary of Role: As a Functional Skills Tutor, you will report to the Skills Manager. You will have a proven ability in teaching Maths and English to achieve high quality outcomes for learners whilst delivering year on year improvements in effectiveness and efficiency.

You will have the ability to manage the teaching; coaching and additional support for a caseload of learners within Haddon Training to ensure we meet all regulatory, quality and funding requirements. Your principle role will be to support the delivery team to ensure all learners achieve and enable equality of opportunity for learners to reach their full potential.


· Work with FS tutors and the broader delivery team, implement and monitor individual support/learning plans

· Provide regular updates on learner progress

· Provide advice, guidance to Trainer/Coaches on supporting pupils

· Keep up to date with national and local policies related to SEN and cascade information to colleagues

· Delivery of Maths, English and ALS throughout the business.

· Support field-based teams and Area Managers to secure a 75% pass first time rate in all Functional Skills at Level 2.

· Plan and deliver the teaching of Functional Skills within funding dates and provide intervention where these will cause risk of a learner not achieving or not achieving in a timely fashion.

· Deliver the teaching of functional skills in a group setting via on-line using the Teams platform or equivalent.

· Provide clear, written audit trails of work undertaken to ensure learner management data remains current and updated.

· Support the development of schemes of work, lesson plans, individual learning plans and risk assessments to continuously improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment.

  • Attend monthly team meetings, input to standardisation and sharing of best practice.
  • Attend operational team meetings to share and collaborate regarding learner progress.
  • Input into External Quality Assurance activity to ensure low risk status remains.
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the post as agreed with line manager.

Person Specification: Behaviours

  • Actively promote our mission, vision and values to learners and employers.
  • Promote a learner-focussed work ethic based on respect, problem solving and innovation and promote a ‘can-do’ culture.
  • Actively contribute to delivery of business objectives.
  • Maintain effective partnerships and relationships with both internal and external customers and other appropriate organisations.
  • Actively undertake continuing professional development relevant to your role and in line with company policy.
  • Actively promote equality of opportunity and diversity in all areas of work.
  • Be an advocate for Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Prevent and ensure these are embedded in everything you do.

Person Specification: Skills

  • Excellent Maths and English teaching strategies
  • Performs well under pressure
  • Time management
  • Passion for people, processes and systems
  • Multi-tasking
  • Good IT skills
  • Understanding apprenticeships
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of commitment to improving people’s lives through learning
  • Ability to convey information which needs careful explanation or interpretation
  • Experience in designing and developing curriculum for Maths and English

Person Specification: Knowledge

  • Assessment and Teaching Qualifications
  • Knowledge of apprenticeship programmes and government funding
  • An excellent knowledge of Maths, English and Additional Learning Support
  • An understanding of reformed Functional Skills
  • Knowledge of SEN(D) and appropriate strategies

For further information on this job role, please contact us or 01443 749000


Educ8 Training Group is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, and expect all employees to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a satisfactory DBS check in line with their job role.

Educ8 uphold the Armed Forces Covenant and are committed to supporting the armed forces community through their recruitment process.

Why work for us?

Educ8 Training Group are a Values driven organisation creating a Gr8 Culture resulting in being the #2 Best Education and Training Company to work for in the UK in 2023.

If you'd like to work with Gr8 people who are passionate about training and education then we'd love to hear from you. We offer excellent benefits, a values driven ethos but most of all a Gr8 place to work.


Annual Leave package: 30 days annual leave which includes day off for Birthday and Christmas shutdown.

Additional holiday accrued after 2 years’ service starting from 1 day per year up to a maximum of 5 days.

45p per mile mileage allowance.

Early finish on a Friday ‘Rejuven8’ time

Employee Assistance Programme offering counselling support and advice from day 1 of employment

Employee Mental Health First Aider

Flexible/home working encouraged

Excellent wellbeing support and monthly group activities

Educ8 reserves the right to bring forward the closing date should we receive sufficient a sufficient number of applications for this role.

Should you not hear from us 4 weeks after application, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £25,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Work Location: In person