Tutor (Functional Skills - Maths), Stockport

Closing date:

Juniper Training CentreStockport
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 18,000 - 28,000
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an enthusiastic Functional Skills Maths Tutor to join our team in Stockport where you will be helping people to improve their lives. 

We provide great training, opportunities for progression, not to mention great job satisfaction.

Job Outline and Purpose:

  • To deliver engaging and effective training sessions to groups
  • To compile and assess BTEC (Employability) qualifications (where applicable)
  • To deliver English and/or maths qualifications – either Functional Skills or GCSE’s
  • Contribute towards ensuring excellent student attendance & retention
  • To safeguard the welfare of all students, preventing radicalisation and promoting British Values

Key Responsibilities and Tasks


  • To deliver engaging and innovative group training sessions to students
  • To engage external speakers (employers, business people, celebrities, progression/support agencies) in order to enhance the learning experience
  • To plan and facilitate enterprise projects
  • To deliver GCSE/functional skills qualifications
  • To deliver training that meets criteria & standards for BTEC (where applicable)
  • Arrange and facilitate motivational visits/activities


  • To conduct & use initial assessment effectively and set students appropriate, but      challenging, targets & goals
  • To assess readiness for FS/GCSE exams
  • To assess and map units for BTEC portfolio and (where applicable)
  • To conduct and document meaningful student reviews as per procedures
  • Invigilate exams & mark functional skills exam papers as appropriate


  • Ensure that student attendance and retention targets are met, with absences robustly followed up


  • To achieve targets to meet contractual/blueprint obligations

Person Specification



· Level 2 English & Maths (or working at)


  • To deliver effective training sessions to groups
  • Excellent communicator
  • To persuade and influence others and deal with conflict/challenging behaviour
  • To build rapport with target group and retain their attention during training      sessions
  • To work well under pressure
  • To work to targets and deadlines
  • Highly motivated
  • Innovative & solution focused
  • To remain positive, with a bubbly and engaging personality
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Competent in use of IT
  • To meet targets and provide a quality service to all stakeholders

Within 6 months


· Level 3 Teaching Qualification 

· Level 3 in English or/and Maths

Other Information

This role profile is intended to provide a guide to the main duties and responsibilities involved in the post at the date it was drawn up.  It does not provide an exhaustive list and should be used in conjunction with the “duties and responsibilities” information for the role.

We change to meet demands of customers and stakeholders, therefore duties within job roles are also subject to change from time-to-time.  This role profile will be regularly reviewed and updated, and staff are expected to employ a flexible approach to their work to adapt to these changes.

Changes made will be within the scope and grading of the post and are a common occurrence.

All staff are expected to;

  • demonstrate and uphold our values at all times
  • demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students
  • conform to our health & safety policy, promoting a safe environment for all
  • conform to our equality & diversity policy, championing/promoting improvements
  • contribute to continual improvement
  • be appropriately qualified
  • attend and participate in training events/days to continually build CPD

The welfare of our students is paramount and the successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check.

Application pack – downloads

Job location

More about Juniper Training Centre
Address: Stockport Centre, 1st Floor, Hilton House, Lord Street, Stockport, SK1 3NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 480 3343