Introduction

Transforming lives is what we do best, and there is no better example of this than in our Academies. Offering learners the chance to learn practical skills, our Pre-Uniformed Services Academies offer a unique learning experience for learners looking to gain a level 1 or 2 vocational qualification in public services or fitness.

Key Responsibilities

As Functional Skills Tutor, you will support all learners across the 4 different academies, engaging learners based within the centre. You will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment, across a range of qualifications to progress learners and support learner achievement. You must be comfortable with travel and hold a full UK driving license with access to your own car. The locations of our academies are in Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield and Wakefield.

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Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Carry out learner inductions and associated processes
  • Lead and deliver a timetable of learning as agreed with the Skills Academy Manager
  • Lead and undertake qualification delivery and planning in collaboration with team members and the Skills Academy Manager that meets LCG and external expectations
  • Ensure ILPS are completed appropriate to individual learner requirements, including SMART target setting and incorporating planned review points
  • Complete registers and documentation to the required standards of the contract and ensure that these are communicated to colleagues within their required deadlines
  • Monitor attendance of all English and maths provision and performance of the learners on an ongoing basis and effectively report to management
  • Lead and ensure that support systems are provided to facilitate positive retention, achievement and progression
  • Timely completion of assessment and documentation to meet awarding body, funding body and organisational requirements
  • Submit portfolios in a timely manner for interim and summative verification to the internal moderator
  • Contribute where appropriate to learner disciplinary action requirements
  • Maintain a log of the equipment used by the learners in your department and take appropriate measures to prevent the loss of equipment through theft
  • Attend standardisation and team meetings at the designated centres
  • Undertake internal moderation activities as required
  • Promote and ensure safe working practices in line with current Health and Safety legislation, including health and safety department inspections and risk assessments
  • Undertake appropriate learning and development activities as required for the job role and maintain a record of all CPD
  • Ensure the work area is clean and safe for all the staff and learners on a daily and ongoing basis
  • Deliver weekend courses on a rotation basis and shared with other team members over the course of the year if required
  • Demonstrate company core values and vision
  • Any other reasonable requirement which may be asked of from time to time
Key Performance Indicators
  • Maintain learner caseload 
  • Retention and achievement rates
  • Less than 5% learners passed planned end date

Essential Criteria
  • Educated to Level 5 or above in Mathematics & English
  • Assessor qualified, A1, TAQA, CAVA, or D32, D33
  • Level 5 in subject area
  • Recognised teaching or training qualification at level 3 or above
  • Experience in the area in what you are applying for
  • Five years’ industrial experience
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and Prevent
  • Excellent communication and delivery skills
  • Enthusiastic to support learners
  • Self-reliant and able to manage own workload 
  • Good organisational and planning skills 
  • Proven track record of meeting targets 
  • Good level of IT skills 
  • Access to a car with full UK driving license 

Benefits
  • Holidays – 26 days + bank holidays
  • Pension – 5% from yourself, 3% from LCG
  • Healthcare and Tech scheme
  • Social events
  • Keeping in touch meetings
  • Amazing Headquarters
  • CPD

Equal Opportunities 
For LCG to really transform lives through learning, it takes diversity of skills, knowledge culture and background. That’s why we're an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Essential Criteria

Learners are at the centre of everything we do so we are committed to safeguarding and promoting their welfare. If applicable, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, provide satisfactory references and prove their eligibility to work in the UK.