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Functional Skills Tutor (Full or Part-Time)

Functional Skills Tutor (Full or Part-Time)

About us:

ELA delivers high quality apprenticeships and short courses. We have expertise across a specific range of sectors and have established Business Units which deliver Apprenticeships in each of these sectors as passionate sector specialists.

Our Business Units include Project Management, Leadership & Management, Early Years, Health & Social Care and Hospitality.

Our team has a huge passion for learning that makes a difference, and not training for training’s sake.

ELA have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and Adults at Risk .

Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure Baring Service check (DBS) where appropriate.


FS Tutor Duties:

  • Delivering Functional Skills maths and English qualifications (Entry level to level 2)
  • Support learners with online exam processes and pre exam support
  • Utilise a range of creative and innovative teaching and learning tools.
  • Identify any barriers to learning and plan effective training based on individual learner needs.
  • Providing remote one-to-one and group support in order for learners to progress through their qualifications.
  • Identify learner’s strengths and weakness’ through initial assessment and support them accordingly.
  • Provide robust feedback to learners and deliver necessary support to ensure they achieve their required qualification.
  • Ensure each learner’s progression is recorded efficiently.
  • Work to given KPIs to support companywide targets.
  • Using e-portfolio systems to create detailed Teaching, Learning and Assessment plans
  • Ensure that you actively update your CPD record, along with development, staff training and areas to develop
  • Adhere to policies and procedures, and complete any actions identified within Quality audits in a timely manner.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of delivering Functional Skills maths and English remotely, both on a one-to-one and group basis.
  • Hold own Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English (or GCSE equivalent)
  • Organisational skills are a must, as well as the ability to plan your time effectively
  • Confident and professional with the ability to inspire and motivate learners.
  • Experience of working towards and achieving KPIs.
  • Excellent digital skills.

Desired Criteria

  • Ideally have experience of support learners with learning difficulties/disabilities.
  • Ideally hold a recognised teaching qualification (such as PTLLS/AET, PGCE, Cert Ed etc).

Personal Skills:

  • Demonstrate energy and passion to motivate and train clients.
  • Enthusiastic individual who is able to make a real impact and make learning exciting.
  • Demonstrate confidence, tenacity, and ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, tailoring training sessions to meet the learner’s needs.
  • Excellent organisation skills.


£27,000.00 to £30,000.00 /year pro rata base

NoteAn offer of employment and start date remains conditional on the receipt of satisfactory DBS check outcomes and 2 verified written references



Job Category: Full-time Hybrid-Remote Part-time
Job Type: ELA Early Years ELA Health & Social Care
Job Location: UK
Salary: 27000 - 30000 per annum pro rata

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