Pearson Functional Skills Tutor in Abingdon, United Kingdom
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Responsible for delivering English and Mathematics Functional Skills qualifications to the Army’s Royal Logistic Corp soldiers and delivery across other Pearson TQ Work Based Learning contracts. This is a peripatetic role and will involve delivering Functional Skills programmes of learning remotely and at various Pearson TQ and employer sites including Aldershot, Hullavington, Tidworth, Abingdon and Colchester.
TQ Education & Training (part of the Pearson Group) is a provider of outsourced training services to the UK Ministry of Defence, other public sector organisations and private companies both in the UK and overseas. This role will support Functional Skills delivery as part of the Army Royal Engineer Apprenticeship contract with the MoD but will work across all Pearson TQ contracts.
Teaching English, Mathematics and/or ICT Functional Skills qualifications at levels 1 and 2, including conducting initial assessments, diagnostic assessments and administering exams
Complete Speaking and Listening assessments at levels 1 and 2, including the recording of assessments and completion of Awarding Body paperwork
Provide remote learning support and motivate learners in their studies
Complete Tutor Rationale and Programme Plans with each learner to outline the level of Functional Skills to be completed and the course topics to be studied
Complete Learning Session Records with each learner to document progress made and the learner journey
Ensure the learner’s e-portfolio is updated with evidence of learning, achievement, feedback, communication attempts and show the learning plan
Undertake other specified duties including course/resource development, tutorial support and associated administrative tasks
Have an up-to-date syllabus, scheme of work and lesson plans (showing methods of delivery) for each course
Prepare and use suitable teaching and learning materials which take into account differentiation and individual learning styles
Use a range of appropriate delivery methodologies
Maintain accurate records as required for examinations, all assessed work and report on learner progress when required
Follow all agreed Quality Assurance Systems and Risk Management systems and comply with all policies and procedures e.g. Health and Safety and ensure that these policies are followed
Undertake appropriate staff development activities that support personal development, ensuring your own teaching practice conforms with standards
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
Relevant teaching qualification e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE or DTLLS
A minimum level 2 qualification in English, Mathematics and/or ICT
Experience of delivering Functional Skills (English and Mathematics up to level 2)
Experience of providing remote support to learners using a range of delivery methods, including the use of technology e.g. Zoom
Ability to embrace and develop practical and innovative delivery models for Functional Skills
Ability to adopt contextualised Functional Skills delivery techniques to engage learners
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
Flexible, adaptable and enthusiastic
Full, current driving license
Car owner, with a willingness to use on Pearson TQ business as required (mileage allowance payable)
This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and applicants will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure through the DBS.
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Job: LEARNING DELIVERY
Organization: Workforce Skills
Req ID: 10859