Functional Skills Support Tutor
Role:Functional Skills Tutor
Reports to:Operations Manager
Job Purpose:– Provide a support for the delivery and achievement of Functional Skills, Maths, English and ICT on Apprenticeship programmes
– Provide support for the delivery and achievement of short CPD courses
– Work remotely alongside an e-Learning platform to support delivery and learner achievement
– This will include co-ordinating assessment of learners, taking responsibility for on programme Functional Skills achievements
Based:Home-based with some field delivery as required


  • Manage learners alongside an eLearning portfolio to maintain progression to timely achievement of the required aim
  • Maintain and support the required number of learners and progress in line with KPI’s
  • Deliver remote learning and assess short courses remotely as required
  • Assess initial assessment results and carry out further diagnostic assessments as appropriate, supporting learners with identified additional needs for functional skills
  • Ensure the quality of the learning experience is maintained on programme, for CPD, essential skills and Function Skills learners
  • Maintain records of learner’s progress and achievement and communicate these to Skills Coaches, IQA, learners and employers as required
  • Liaise with Administrator to ensure funds are open for both additional learning support and Functional Skills
  • Maintain high standards in completion and timely submission of reviews
  • To support and adhere to internal and external quality assurance processes and procedures
  • To support standardisation of the quality of delivery of Functional Skills within team
  • Advocate the importance of Functional Skills amongst colleagues, employers, and learners
  • Maintain and reconcile exemption certificates
  • Maintain and reconcile invigilation records of all exams taken
  • Monitor Health & Safety, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion, Safeguarding within employer settings in line with Eden’s health and wellbeing processes & policies
  • Continually develop working knowledge (CPD) of Functional Skills requirement, specifications and standards
  • Promote Eden Training Solutions at every opportunity with learners, as well as all other internal and external parties
  • Carry out any additional duties as reasonably requested by line management


  • Mandatory level qualifications:
    • A*- C GCSE English (or Equivalent)
  • Desirable level qualifications:
    • TAQA or equivalent qualification (e.g. D32/33, A1, CAVA)
    • Teacher, training qualifications or equivalent (e.g. PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS, Cert-Ed)

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience of 121 teaching, learning and assessment remotely and face to face on employer premises as required
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise own workload
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Problem solving skills
  • Honesty and reliability
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Good ICT/digital skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire individuals to learn and achieve through face to face and remote media interactions
  • Delivery of Functional Skills at Level 2 required but not essential
  • Experience of Ofsted Inspections would be beneficial
  • Commitment to Equal Opportunities, Cultural Diversity and the Safety, Health and Welfare of self and others

Other requirements

  • Full enhanced DBS check will be required
  • Full and clean driving licence


  • Employee incentive schemes 
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing 1 per year to 28 days) plus Bank Holidays, Birthday and Wellbeing Days
  • Long service awards 
  • Company pension auto enrolment scheme 
  • Annual Golden Ticket winner (nominated by peers) £1,000 
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities

Job Category: Delivery Staff
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Home/Field-based
Salary: £23K

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