Functional Skills Workplace Tutor

Eastern Colleges Group
Peterborough [Cambridgeshire]
£24,591.48 - £30,436.35 Per Year
10 Sep 2021 10:36
10 Oct 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Contract Type
Flexible / Job Share
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Functional Skills Workplace Tutor

Tutor – Functional Skills Workplace

West Suffolk College, Delivery of teaching and learning will be within Peterborough and Cambridge

35 hours per week, Permanent

Salary: £24,591.48 - £30,436.35 per annum, depending on experience

Are you an experienced functional skills teacher looking for an exciting new challenge with the freedom to manage your own classes across Peterborough and Cambridge?

This position will require some evening/twilight sessions and will comprise of both face to face and online delivery.  You will be supported by experienced Programme Leads and meet with them on a regular weekly basis via MSTeams meetings or face to face meetings based in Bury St Edmunds.   All other working hours will be remote and in flexible, reasonable, agreement with the department.

Role Responsibilities

  • Teach English and Maths functional skills qualifications to employed adults in a range of classes across workplaces in the Cambridge and Peterborough regions, including NHS sites
  • Play an active part within the Adult Maths and English delivery team which includes:
    • Developing standard schemes of work and lesson plans as appropriate
    • Disseminating exemplar teaching, learning and assessment materials
    • Participate in internal verification for Entry Level Functional Skills English
    • Participate in weekly course team meetings, curriculum planning and materials development as appropriate.
  • Attend team meetings and student recruitment events as appropriate

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • A Certificate in Education, PGCE or other higher teaching qualification would be advantageous.
  • Significant experience of teaching Maths and English Functional Skills
  • Good or better ‘Teaching, Learning and Assessment’ grades.
  • Experience of working with Adults

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.

For more information please contact

Please send a completed application form to , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Thursday 30th September

Interview Date: TBC

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.


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