Accessibility Links

Functional Skills Teacher

Job description

Functional Skills Tutor


About us

Teaching Personnel are the leading education provider across the UK, specialising in intervention and education for SEN pupils. We work with a broad range of Local Authority clients including Virtual Schools and EHCP teams across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire. To support these clients with educating vulnerable pupils, we are looking for experienced Tutors of Functional Skills We are also looking for tutors to support vulnerable LAC pupils and those with EHCP's at risk of exclusion or without a school place in the build up to the end of their academic life.

Your new role

You will be delivering Functional Skills subjects (predominantly Maths and English Entry Level - Level 2) to students in KS4 who may present with Autism, SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties) or anxiety. You will be expected to plan and deliver lessons as well as provide feedback on pupil progression to Local Authority staff, parents, carers and Teaching Personnel staff.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience teaching Functional Skills to students within the last 2 years
  • A valid, enhanced DBS certificate (or willingness to apply for one)
  • Availability with immediate start and through until the end of the academic year
  • Experience working with SEN students and preferably those who have been excluded or are at risk of exclusion

What you'll get in return

  • Flexible working hours and timetables to fit around your personal commitments
  • Competitive rate of pay (dependant on qualification)
  • Long-term work available
  • A dedicated Teaching Personnel specialist Tuition consultant who you can contact for ongoing support
  • Access to up to date safeguarding training prior to assignment, in addition to other CPD courses such as our FREE 'Tutor Toolkit' courses (3 modules)
  • Refer a friend to Teaching Personnel and receive GBP50 per referral!

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this type of role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now on 0115 6700105. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on other opportunities that may be of interest.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

For details of our privacy policy, please see

Similar jobs