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Functional Skills Trainer

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Workington, Cumbria
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/09/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
An opportunity has opened up as a Functional Skills Trainer at an advanced technology college in Workington. The role will be responsible for carrying out the delivery of Functional Skills at levels 1&2.

Main duties and responsibilities:

* Delivery of Functional Skills is a requirement of the position, so having Numeracy & Literacy at a minimum of Level 2 is essential.
* Provide high quality teaching to ensure all learners have a productive and effective learning experience.
* Deliver Functional Skills, Maths, English and ICT up to and including L2, demonstrating good practice in teaching, learning and assessment in line with the colleges principles and strategy.
* Carry out research and product development for new and existing qualifications in line with customer demand and awarding organisation's standards.
* Supervise or assist with supervision of learners.
* Invigilate exams in line with standards and procedures.
* Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum.
* Assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of learning and maintaining records to monitor learner progress, achievement and attendance.
* Participate in the development, administration and marking of exams and other assessments.
* Provide pastoral care and support to students.
* Participate in the administration of the department's programmes of study and other activities as requested. This may include commercial delivery.
* Contribute to departmental working groups or committees as requested.
* Maintain own continuing professional development.
* Actively follow and promote college policies, including Safeguarding, Prevent Duty, Equality & Diversity.
* Maintain an awareness and observation of fire and health and safety regulations.

The Company:
Our Client is a first rate educational body with an end goal of educating, developing and inspiring the next generation of workers to the highest standard in order for them to enter the local working market. Our client operates in over 7 locations within Cumbria and has contributed monumentally to the local supply chain with 97% of apprentices going directly in to full time employment.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Minimum GCSE grade 'C' in Maths & English or L2 equivalent. Relevant IT qualification or experience.
* Strong knowledge of the subject area combined with wider subject background enabling contributions to teaching programmes. Confident understanding of Maths, English and ICT.
* Full Valid Driving License

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Comprehension of the Functional Skills curriculum, including the new reforms.
* Evidence of ability to teach Functional Skills and to supervise learners
* Experience of higher level teaching e.g. Word & Excel L3.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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