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Tutor - Functional Skills English and Maths

Tutor - Functional Skills English and Maths


Job Description

Are you currently working in education and looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people? Would you like the opportunity to teach smaller group sizes so that your delivery can have a greater impact? Do you want a rewarding career with opportunities for progression where you will experience genuine job satisfaction?
The LTE Group is a national, public-sector learning, training and education organisation with a clearly defined mission to 'improve lives and economic success through learning and skills. Our 4,000 valued colleagues drive our delivery of specialist learning to over 100,000 learners in over 120 UK locations, across our six businesses.
We have a great opportunity to join our Education team as an Tutor - Functional Skills English and Maths for Novus, our prison education provider at HMP Brixton, offered on an permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.
At Novus, we work with passion, care and commitment to create the foundations for change.
For almost 30 years we have been helping men, women and children of all ages and abilities, in prison settings across England and Wales, to take new directions.
The LTE Group family encompasses the strengths of each of our individual organisations:
The Manchester College - further education | UCEN Manchester - higher education |Novus - prison education |Total People - apprenticeships |MOL - professional development.
What the role entails
As a Functional Skills Tutor, you will develop and deliver high-quality, learner-focused education to meet contractual requirements and standards, in line with Novus policies and procedure, supporting learners and colleagues alike to ensure the best outcome for all who work within our sector.
What we need from you
To be successful in the role of Tutor - Functional Skills English and Maths, you will need:
A teaching qualification or subject specialist qualification at Level 4 (Level 5 - new standards) with a commitment to obtain the relevant outstanding Level 4 (Level 5 - new standards) qualification within a specified time scale (required)
Hold at least a Level 2 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy
Track record of effective teaching in subject specialism
Gain/hold and maintain a clean, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Ideally, you will want to be a part of a team which has at its core a focus on improving lives and enabling and equipping learners to develop, grow and be equipped for a life of work and success. You'll be a self-starter with a passion to learn and grow yourself and will bring passion, dedication and positivity to your new role.
Colleague Benefits
As part of the LTE Group family, you will benefit from an excellent package including:
Extensive annual leave which can be taken throughout the year and not restricted to school holiday times
Monday to Friday working pattern
Our in-house 'Evolve' training programme, which offers you the chance to upskill and further your career through a wide range of recognised qualifications
Full package of training to support working in a Prison environment
Good progression routes into management positions within education
Learner class sizes are much smaller than in FE colleges
Able to be flexible and innovative with the curriculum
Part of the wider community of the prison service
Additional behavioural and complex need support
We pride ourselves on offering a favourable pension scheme with a competitive contribution from the Group. (Teachers Pensions)
Our comprehensive in-house awards scheme
An Employee Assistance Programme including a free, confidential, 24/7 support service
Health care discounts through Simply Health
Retail discounts through You at Work
Our Cycle to Work scheme.
The LTE Group is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. If you feel you could make a difference in this rewarding and growing sector, please click on the 'Apply online' button below.
All applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the Key Responsibilities, Key Result Areas and Qualifications/Skills/Experience detailed within the job description for shortlisting purposes.
The closing date for this job advert is 2nd September 2022. However, the job advert may close early if we receive a good response.

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