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Functional Skills Coach

  • Sector:

    Skills and Apprenticeships

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    28K

  • Contact:

    Pauline O'Brien

  • Contact email:

    pauline@coynerecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    10841

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-11

Functional Skills Coach

Coyne Recruitment work with the leading and most reputable organisations across the Skills & Apprenticeship sector. We are proud to support these organisations who are playing a vital role helping the UK recover from Covid-19. We are currently looking to support a fantastic organisation recruit for a highly skilled Functional Skills Tutor.

Key responsibilities:

  • Act as a personal tutor/mentor to groups of learners in order to train, review, monitor and assess learners. Provide prompt and constructive feedback to learners as soon as possible after any assessment.
  • To plan, prepare, deliver, and evaluate a course(s) of learning for learners as set out in the contract of employment to the agreed number of hours and weeks.
  • To mark the register accurately at the start of each session and use the register in the event of a fire or other emergency.
  • To keep learners’ records as required, including initial assessment and Learning Agreements records; Individual Learning Plans and progress records; exit info for learners leaving a course, wherever possible.
  • To monitor and evaluate courses and to provide feedback to the Centre Head and/or Curriculum department as requested, thus taking responsibility for the quality of your teaching.
  • To ensure that the post holder pays due regard to and fully support policies, including, Safeguarding Equality & Diversity, Health & Safety, DDA, Quality Assurance, etc, and carry out the duties required.

Skills:

  • Qualifications in the subject specialism (to at least Level 3 equivalence), or in-depth knowledge and substantial experience in the subject area as specified in the job description.
  • Teaching qualification* appropriate for working in Post 16 Sector, and/or willingness to undergo further training. (A minimum of a level 3 teaching qualification / 7307 / PTTLS) Preferably hold a recognised Assessor Award (D32, D33, A1, TAQA)
  • Ability to work and communicate at the highest level, to think strategically and to meet KPIs
  • Literacy & Numeracy qualifications at Level 1 or above A good knowledge of IT based systems
  • Experience of coaching/mentoring people with mixed abilities Experience of teaching/training or working with groups of adults in appropriate field.
  • An understanding of the principles underpinning teaching adults, i.e. planning, delivery, assessment, and evaluation of learning. An awareness of different learning strategies and teaching methods suitable for teaching a diverse range of abilities.

Benefits:

  • Events
  • Flexible working hours
  • Staff benefits package
  • Joining a fantastic team
  • Staff development opportunities

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