Introduction

Learning Curve Group are a national training and education specialist we work with further education providers, employers, and learners to help them achieve success. We have strong values which are all centred around our learners – and that is how we believe it should be, as we impact on over 100,000 of them every year. Our ‘Purple People’, the dedicated and passionate people of LCG, help us to deliver success no matter what, to achieve our vision to ‘transform lives through learning’. Our Academies Division here at Learning Curve Group, our Hair & Beauty Academies are based nationally we have 8 in total, 6 being in London and 2 within the North East. Our Academies are not classrooms they are real working salons ensuring that our learners receive the full working salon experience whilst learning new skills with us. The London academies located in Borehamwood, Loughton, Croydon, Chiswick, Camden & Ham joined the business through acquisition formally known as The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy the team joined us back in late 2019, and have sine became

Key Responsibilities

We are currently recruiting for a Functional Skills Tutor to join our Construction Academy, on a full time permanent basis.

As an English & Maths Functional Skills Tutor 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 will be located at our Academy, engaging learners based within the Academy.

DUTIES                                                                                                                                            
  • Carry out learner inductions and associated processes
  • Deliver a timetable of learning as agreed with the Academy Manager
  • 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
  • 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
  • Provide learners, customers and colleagues with support, advice guidance as part of your everyday role
  • Conduct your role in line with the company values and expected behaviours
  • Promote equal opportunities and recognition of diversity throughout the company
  • Comply with the Safeguarding, Prevent and Health and Safety Policies and be vigilant to potential concerns and risks at all times
  • Ensure confidentiality and professionalism at all times.
You will need these important qualities:
 
  • Passion for Teaching & Learning
  • Focused on developing the potential in people
  • Personable and engaging
  • Organised and self reliant
  • Enthusiastic and professional


ESSENTIAL CRITERIA                                                                                                                         
We love to develop our people so even if you don't meet 100% of the essential criteria, we strongly encourage you to apply. 
  • Hold a Level 3 teaching qualification as a minimum
  • Relevant sector qualifications
  • Occupational competency in the sector you are apply to
 
    EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                               

    You’re unique – and we love that about you. As an equal opportunity employer, we 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.

    Don’t just take our word for it though! Our commitment to a number of covenants and pledges will show you just how serious we are about equal opportunities for all:
     
    • Disability Confident Employer
    • Armed Forces Covenant Silver
    • Domestic Abuse Covenant
    • Durham Enable
    • Care Leaver Covenant
     

    PURPLE PERKS                                                                                                                                             

    26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays 
    We understand the gift of time, whether it’s to see your loved ones or just spending time doing the things you love. That’s why in addition to your basic allowance of 26 days your annual leave allowance can rise to as much as  44 days per annum (inclusive of BH)  because of these amazing extra leave perks:


    Buy & Sell | You can buy sell up to an extra 5 days annual leave each year
    2YRS Service | Staff who have 2YRS service received an extra 2 days annual leave
    5YRS Service | Staff who have 5YRS service receive a further 2 days annual leave
    10YRS Service | Staff who have 10YRS service receive a further 1 days annual leave


    We have a huge range of perks which you can look at here 


    HEAD OFFICE PERKS                                                                                                                  
    We wish we could provide these to all, but as a national company its not always possible. However these perks are available to all staff when they attend our incredible Head Office space. 
    • Electric Car charging points
    • Free fruit, Coffee and Tea
    • Onsite Shower
    • Prayer room on request or list of nearest available places of worship

    If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or need support in applying for this role, please contact our recruitment team on 01388 777129 or Workforus@Learningcurvegroup.co.uk

    Working Flexibly 
    If the working hours, days or times don't quite meet your needs please contact us to see if we can accommodate working flexibly. 

    Essential Criteria

    Learners are at the centre of everything we do so we are committed to safeguarding and promoting their welfare. If your role is applicable, the successful applicant will be required to provide satisfactory references and prove their eligibility to work in the UK. Depending on your role, we may also need to carry out a DBS check.