04 April 2018

Basic / Functional Skills Tutor – Part Time

We are looking for a teacher to teach functional skills (Maths & English) to vulnerable and complex young people, individually and in groups.  You will support the young people to participate in education programmes and projects as appropriate designed to engage them in education and meet their needs and assist effective transitions.


The role will involve assisting young people in developing self-awareness, gaining new skills and building resilience and helping them prepare for adulthood.  Working closely with other colleagues, implementing plans for young people and their families to establish positive relationships.


Person specification


  • Professional qualification - minimum level 3 NVQ or other approved course in social care, education (teaching or tutoring – i.e. PTLLS  / CTLLS / DTLLS or other approved course in education) youth work, advice and guidance, criminal justice or health.
  • Significant experience in delivering basic / functional skills qualifications to Young People.
  • Significant experience of tutoring young people who have been disengaged from Education, and or; who have experienced difficulties in achieving in an Educational setting.
  • Experience in a relevant area of work e.g. Youth Work, Social Care, Family Support, Youth Offending, Connexions, IAG, Health; Teaching / Tutoring
  • Experience of working with young people, their families and communities, particularly those at risk of social and educational exclusion
  • Experience of partnership working and development of multi-disciplinary approaches to work with young people
  • Knowledge of safeguarding requirements with the ability to make sound judgement in relation to risk and protection
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation that impacts on vulnerable young people and ability to interpret and apply information
  • Experience of working in informal arenas and being accountable for decisions and actions taken.
  • Handle sensitive and confidential issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Accurate, timely record keeping and ability to produce written reports
  • Ability to involve young people in the design and delivery of services, interventions and programmes
  • Work out of normal office hours; this is a 9 til 9 service
  • Ability to travel

If you are interested please email your CV to Anita.dobe@cfappointments.com


Prospects is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, valuing diversity and eliminating discrimination, as a core value.

We are determined that the principles of equality and diversity will underpin all our activities.

We welcome applications from every section of the community, particularly from people with disabilities who are underrepresented in the Company

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