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Functional Skills Lecturer

To deliver a defined range of Functional Skills (Maths & English) courses to meet curriculum requirements, client needs and quality assurance procedures.

Craven College
Date Posted:
June 7, 2024
Post No.
Rate of pay
£24.27 per hour
Variable hours per week
Responsible to
Apprenticeship Manager
Closing Date
June 23, 2024 11:59
Special Conditions

Pay claims for the actual hours worked are submitted on the 
last working day of the following month 

A full enhanced DBS Certificate via the Disclosure and Barring 
Service will be required

Temporary role, hours and end dates to be discussed with line 

Key Duties

This job description is a guide to the duties you will be expected to perform immediately on your appointment. These may change in the future in line with the strategic direction and development of the College. 

• To prepare for and deliver training on a range of courses in line with customer 
• To develop and improve appropriate teaching and learning materials in collaboration 
with other staff to support curriculum delivery;
• To develop and carry out appropriate assessment of students’ work, in accordance with 
College and awarding organisation standards; and be involved in internal Quality 
Assurance and/or moderation if required;
• To promote, develop and evaluate a range of provision within the curriculum area;
• To keep abreast of new developments in the field and evaluate new approaches to 
curriculum delivery;
• To be responsible for marking and monitoring students’ progress;
• To carry out administrative and recording tasks relating to your course(s) in line with 
Quality Assurance procedures, self-assessment, and awarding organisation requirements 
and to maintain necessary records and documentation;
• To be proactive in raising standards on the courses delivered in relation to learner 
success and customer satisfaction;
• To liaise effectively with management and staff within Tyro Training and across the 
• To attend mandatory team meetings and staff development as requested by your Line 
Manager and to be an effective team member;
• To participate in the College’s appraisal scheme in line with College Policy;
• To provide information and advice to support students in accordance with College 
Policy and in conjunction with the Line Manager;
• To assist with the marketing and promotion of courses;
Job Description and
Person Details
• To be responsible for updating the subject specialism including continuing professional 
• You will be expected to be fully conversant with and implement the College’s range of 
safeguarding policies and procedures, to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all 
learners and staff;
• To ensure that interaction with learners is inclusive, fosters good relations between 
different groups of people, pays attention to specific needs identified through 
assessment, and being mindful of cultural or gender differences;
• Any other duties commensurate with grade and status as may reasonably be requested

Person Specific

• Appropriate academic or professional qualifications: 
• Qualifications to minimum level 3 or equivalent and/or relevant vocation experience in 
the subject specialist area;
• Current teaching qualification to Level 5, Diploma in Education and Training/PGCE/Cert 
Ed (or willing to work towards);
• Qualified to Level 2 (GCSE Grade A*-C or equivalent) in English and maths (or willing to 
work towards completion within a specified time frame);
• An excellent current working knowledge of the subject area;
• Ability to work flexibly and on own initiative to meet the needs of the College;
• Ability to maintain relevant records and documentation accurately;
• Willingness and ability to undertake further professional development; 
• Ability to achieve high standards working under pressure and with minimum supervision;
• Excellent interpersonal skills;

• Degree-level qualification/and or highly qualified in the appropriate subject area;
• Several years’ relevant industrial experience including experience of delivery at Level 2 
within the last 2 years;
• Previous experience of teaching and training ideally in the Further Education sector

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