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Functional Skills Tutor

Functional Skills Home Tutor | Walsall | £26.62 per hour | Flexible Working Hours

SMART Education are looking for a committed and experienced Functional Skills Tutor with a real passion to support vulnerable, at risk and disengaged learners with their core-subjects! You will be offered the opportunity to build a meaningful relationship with children and young people with a variety of learning needs through tutoring in a creative, flexible and engaging manner.

Home tuition involves yourself working in a home setting; this may be the family home or a residential setting for LAC. You will be working 1:1 with students in functional skills entry to level 2 Maths and English. Students ages can range from key stage 2 to key stage 4; however, you will be placed with a student in the key stage that you feel most confident and experienced in teaching.

You will be required to:

  • Create a calm and positive learning environment
  • Build a strong rapport with both the YP and their families
  • Tailor learning plans to meet individual learner needs and planning lesson plans and activities for the tutoring sessions to ensure the curriculum is covered sufficiently
  • Complete a home tuition report after sessions that outlines progress of the student
  • Supporting the YP’s re-engagement in education

Person Specification:

  • A QTS or equivalent and experience as a tutor is essential
  • Relevant experience working with young people, who are not in mainstream education because of behavioural or SEND
  • Relevant qualification in English and Maths
  • Subject Specialism or extensive tuition experience supporting with English, Maths and/or Science
  • Experience, Knowledge and Understanding of working with children/young people with additional learning needs (SEN/SEMH)
  • Experience, Knowledge and Understanding of working with disengaged young people or looked after children
  • An enhanced DBS on the update service or the willingness to acquire one
  • Experience, Knowledge and Understanding of Safeguarding practices

SMART Education recruits into Teaching Jobs in Birmingham and across the West Midlands, and into Home Tutor jobs across the UK.

If you are a teacher, TA, Lecturer, SEN specialist, cover supervisor and are looking for work opportunities, then call SMART EDUCATION today.

SMART EDUCATION is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Many thanks!

Location: Walsall | Salary: 26.62 per hour | Job type: Contract | Posted: 28/02/2024