Functional Skills Tutor

East Midlands, UK

Full Time


About the Role

To provide support and tailored training to all learners accessing the DBC iProgramme. Creating new delivery modules and courses to address the local needs of employers and learners.


  • To deliver English and Maths courses to learners in-house and within the workplace

  • Supporting a range of learners with differing abilities from Entry Level 1 – Level 2

  • Development and effective promotion of independent learning resources and flexible learning strategies to meet learning aims

  • Produce quality approved schemes of work, session plans and delivery resources as required for class room led sector and employer led courses

  • Delivery of quality facilitation, teaching, learning and assessment that encourages and motivates learners to remain on provision

  • To develop new course material to meet the needs of the learners and local labour market

  • To support learners with their employability needs as required

  • To provide confidential and impartial information, advice and guidance on employment and learning opportunities

  • To manage own caseload to ensure contractual targets are met

  • To ensure learner files meets contractual compliance

  • Enrol learners for any required external exams

  • Invigilate learners exams/tests

  • Maintain awarding bodies records

  • To carry out learner reviews at milestones

  • Ensure success stories are prepared, circulated and displayed

  • Maintain own CPD logs

  • To carry out any other duties as required As an ambassador for the company you will;

  • Embrace change and challenge with a positive attitude

  • Be committed to building positive working relationships with colleagues

  • Inspire and celebrate success, isolate and resolve failure

  • Look for opportunities to develop and generate future business

  • Promote and celebrate equality and diversity and challenge discrimination

  • Be committed to achieving centre excellence status, ensuring the highest standards of health and safety compliance and safeguarding

Skills and Experience

  • AET/ PTLLS qualified

  • Group delivery

  • Experienced in preparing session plans

  • Knowledge of welfare to work sector

  • ECDL or equivalent

  • Knowledge of the local labour market

  • Working with minimal supervision

  • Able to motivate and inspire learners

  • Good communication skills

  • Experience of working to targets

About DBC

DBC Training (DBC), has been supporting people into employment and onto skills since 2000. We have helped improve the lives of over 30,000 individuals and supported over 6,000 businesses to recruit and upskill their employees and reach their potential.

DBC is an award-winning employment and training provider, offering high-quality employer solutions to improve productivity and learner solutions to support individuals to fulfil their potential.

Our mission is “To SPARK potential and develop talent, to transform lives and fulfil aspiration”.

The people at DBC are fundamental in developing excellent products and services that successfully support employers to grow talent for their businesses and subsequently support the communities in which they work and economic growth.

*** Please note: contract of employment with DBC Training is subject to a reasonable DBS check return and 2 satisfactory references***