Functional Skills Tutor

Full Time | Camberley, ENGLAND | 4 months
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Functional Skills Tutor


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Responsible for delivering English, Mathematics and ICT Functional Skills qualifications to the Army’s Phase 2 Royal Engineer soldiers under instruction at Gibraltar Barracks, Minley. This role also involves delivering Functional Skills to Royal Engineer soldiers at other locations and across other Pearson TQ Work Based Learning contracts.


Pearson TQ (part of the Pearson Group) is a provider of outsourced training services to the UK Ministry of Defence, other public sector organisations and private companies both in the UK and overseas. This role will support the Functional Skills delivery as part of the Royal Engineer Apprenticeship contract with the MoD, as well as other Pearson TQ Work Based Learning contracts.


  • Teaching English, Mathematics and/or ICT Functional Skills, including conducting initial assessments, diagnostics and administering exams.

  • Supporting and motivating trainees in their studies.

  • Creating and updating tutor rationale and programme plans for all new learners.

  • Updating Learning Session Records accordingly, documenting progress made and the learner journey.

  • Undertake other specified duties including course/resource development, tutorial support and associated administrative tasks.

  • Have available an up-to-date syllabus, schemes of work and lesson plans (showing methods of delivery) for each course/class taught.

  • Prepare suitable teaching and learning materials for a range of courses/classes and make use of a range of appropriate delivery methodologies.

  • Maintain accurate records as required of all student assessed work and report progress or otherwise at appropriate course team meetings.

  • Set, assess and maintain records of all end of unit assessments.

  • Follow all agreed Quality Assurance Systems and Risk Management systems and comply with all policies and procedures (e.g. Health & Safety and Equal Opportunities) and ensure that these policies are followed.

  • Undertake appropriate staff development activities that support personal development, ensuring your own teaching practice conforms with standards.


  • Ensuring all Functional Skills requirements of the contracts are fulfilled.

  • Timely completion of Speaking & Listening Assessment Reports.

  • Maintaining accurate records for student assessed work, progress reporting, examinations and other administrative requirements.


A wide range of internal and external stakeholders including:

  • Senior Functional Skills Manager, Senior Quality and Compliance Manager and Head of WBL

  • Pearson TQ Apprenticeship or Functional Skills Coordinator

  • Pearson TQ Functional Skills Tutors (full-time and zero-hours)

  • Pearson TQ Administrative, HR and Finance staff

  • HQ RE

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.




  • Relevant teaching and/or training qualification (i.e. Cert Ed, PGCE, CTLLS, DTLLS)

  • Level 2 qualification in Mathematics, English and ICT

  • Experience of delivering Functional Skills (Mathematics & English) to Level 2

  • Ability to embrace and develop practical and innovative delivery models for Functional Skills outside of classroom delivery models

  • Ability to adopt industry specific contextualised Functional Skills delivery models

  • Good ICT skills

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills

  • Flexible, adaptable and enthusiastic team-worker


  • Experience of working with the military or of delivering Functional Skills to soldiers

  • Experience of delivering Functional Skills to Level 2 in the workplace

  • Experience of delivering Functional Skills to Level 2 using practical delivery models

Primary Location: GB-GB-Minley

Work Locations: GB-Minley-Gibraltar Barracks Gibraltar Barracks Blackwater - Camberley Minley GU17 9LP

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Casual/Seasonal

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Flex Time

Job Posting: Aug 19, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2005419

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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