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Full Time Functional Skills Tutor (Maths and English) - (Option to deliver teaching remotely) IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLE  I    Location: Oxford (OX3 0NQ)  I  Salary: £26,000 - £29,000

Established in 1999, Ignite Sport UK's primary aim is to inspire people with sport, activity, and wellbeing, and to help create a sense of achievement for participants of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. Based in Oxford and operating nationally, we provide a portfolio of training and services to individuals, schools and the sports industry. A registered training provider for sport & education qualifications, working in further education, apprenticeships, and adult education. We are listed on the register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP) and hold a direct contract with the ESFA. We also work with funding partners to deliver up-skilling CPD for sports coaches and sports organisations.  We use a blended learning approach with a combination of on-the-job training, face-to-face training, and online e-portfolios.

Key duties:

We are seeking an inspiring and enthusiastic Functional Skills Maths and English Tutor to teach level 2 students on a face to face 1:1 and group basis via a blended learning approach.

• To identify learner's strengths and weaknesses through initial assessment diagnostics and support them accordingly.
• Develop own learning materials and assessment plans.
• Prepare and develop innovative sessions, design and deliver group activities to achieve positive outcomes, embedding the learning, wherever possible, to make the sessions relevant.
• Identify any barriers to learning and plan effective training based on individual learner needs (including EHCP/SEN student needs)
• Provide progress feedback to learners and provide support to ensure they meet their set goal / target.
• Ensure each learner's progression and learning reviews are recorded efficiently.

Essential Criteria:

• Applicants must hold a recognised Teaching qualification at Level 3 or above (AET, PTLLS, Cert Ed, PGCE etc).
• 1 year + experience
• Confident with remote delivery via Teams & Zoom
• Full, clean, UK driving licence with access to own vehicle.
• The successful applicant must already have experience of working within an education and/or training business or setting.
• Excellent communication skills – presentation, written and verbal.  
• Exceptional people skills.  
• Time management and organisational skills.

Desirable Criteria:

• A knowledge of sports qualifications  
• An interest in sport  
• Knowledge/qualification in safeguarding

We operate a strict pre vetting policy. Candidates will also undergo a staff suitability process including an Enhanced DBS check.


Free Childcare (school holidays)

Company events

Mentoring, regular CPD and personal development

Flexible working

On-site parking & cafe

Wellness programmes

Annual health and wellbeing grant



Please note, this role can be delivered part remotely

To apply:  Email CV and covering note on why you should be considered for this role to b.sear@ignitesportuk.com

Application deadline : February 11th, 2022

Contact us:

0300 303 0890


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