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Functional Skills English Tutor

Salary: up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Part-time or Full-time, Term-time only

Closing date: Sunday 21 August 2022

How to apply: Please apply via our website at www.dv8sussex.com/jobs

Who to contact if you have a query: For more information, or to arrange an informal chat ahead of an application, please contact Dave Pine (d.pine@dv8learn.org.uk)


Dv8 Sussex is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated Functional Skills English tutor to support our students in small group sessions at our Brighton centre. We are looking for a tutor to deliver and assess on our PEARSON Functional Skills programme, from Entry 3 up to Level 2.

Company outline: Dv8 Sussex specialises in delivering learning, assessment and teaching for young people in creative subjects. We aim to empower young creative people for readiness to higher education and employment.

Key Responsibilities

Teaching Learning and Assessment

  • Planning, delivery and assessment of Functional Skills English provision in line with internal quality and required exam board standards.
  • Use student profile information and initial assessment information to plan for effective delivery and differentiation of learning.
  • Ensure assessment of learning is on-going, effective and delivered as per the agreed assessment plan.
  • Responsible for the success of designated learners within the English and maths department, with targets agreed by the Head of Curriculum.
  • Liaise with parents and carers as and when required to support student achievement.
  • Create a positive environment for learning and set high expectations for learners regarding attendance, punctuality, engagement and achievement.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities. The post holder will be expected to undertake other tasks and duties commensurate with the role.

Person Specification
Qualifications & Knowledge

  • A Degree level qualification ideally in a related sector area.
  • Hold a formal teaching qualification at level 4 (CTLLS or equivalent) or above (preferable although not essential)
  • Experience in delivery of Functional Skills English programmes.

Personal attributes and qualities

  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Good IT skills
  • The ability to work flexibly as part of a team.
  • The ability to make a contribution to the development of the curriculum and resources.
  • The suitability to work with children and young people.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A good work ethic with the ability to work under pressure, to be flexible, thorough and accurate.
  • A commitment to provide an outstanding and inspirational service to staff and students.
  • A commitment to Dv8’s core values, with particular focus on student success through high-quality teaching, learning and assessment.

For more information, or to arrange an informal chat ahead of an application, please contact Dave Pine (d.pine@dv8learn.org.uk)

Please apply via our website at www.dv8sussex.com/jobs

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/49421/26207

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Brighton

  • Salary
  • £25,000

  • Closing date
  • 21 August 2022

  • Organisation
  • Dv8 Sussex

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • Flexible

  • Job type
  • Education and Learning