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English Tutor

  • Date posted: Thursday, 11 July 2024
  • Closing date: Sunday, 25 August 2024
  • Location: Blackburn
  • Salary: £25,000 per annum
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Department: Maths & English
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Interview date: TBC

Vacancy Description

About the role:

Would you like to work in an environment where teaching comes first?

At Training 2000, we strive to ensure our teachers and our learners are able to achieve. We recognise the importance of being part of a supportive and highly experienced team, generous PPA and small class sizes.

Tutors at Training 2000 have the opportunity to really make a difference and have a huge impact on their learners, whilst working in a flexible, supportive and family friendly organisation, with the additional bonus of hybrid working.

Our tutors are able to teach the way they want to, helping our learners achieve the very best they can, without sacrificing their home life.

Come and join our highly experienced, outstanding Functional Skills team as an English Tutor.

Having a secure knowledge of teaching English, the ability to relate to learners of different ages and different stages is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our innovative and inspiring organisation.

We are looking for a passionate and creative individual, who is able to work with small groups and individuals, delivering Functional Skills English. We do learning differently and we welcome candidates from all educational areas to join us and see what is possible when teaching comes first.

Some of the key duties of the role will include:

  • To develop and deliver creative, engaging and inclusive high quality learning programmes for English, in accordance with awarding organisations specifications and standards, and ensuring the effective evaluation of such programmes.
  • To monitor and continuously update learner records ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and regulations and in line with company requirements.
  • To provide information regarding learner’s progress, achievements and support needs, as required.
  • To effectively manage the Quality Assurance process of each qualification in line with the company’s standards and the awarding organisation specifications and standards, in order to continuously improve the learner experience.
  • To ensure the safety and well-being of all learners in all work related and learning environments in accordance with the company’s safeguarding policy, health and safety policy, equality and diversity policies and code of conduct as part of the organisations duty of care.
  • To demonstrate knowledge and compliance with regards to GDPR and all associated Data Protection legislation. This includes having due regard for any personal data that you may come into contact with in your role which includes learners/ customers/ staff, especially when using portable or personal devices (laptops and mobile phones) or when working remotely, in order to keep data secure and confidential

Please refer to the Role Profile for more information

Why work for Training 2000?

We believe Training 2000 is a great place to work. We genuinely care about our employees and offer a highly competitive benefits package, including:

  • 27 days holiday (increasing to 32 days in accordance with service) plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time staff)
  • Opportunity to purchase an additional 5 days holiday per year
  • Birthday leave
  • Contributory pension scheme (after a qualifying period)
  • Life insurance based on 4 x annual salary
  • Health Cash Plan (after qualifying period)
  • Annual CPD days and opportunities for career development and progression
  • Family friendly policies
  • Modern facilities and on-site cafeteria
  • Hybrid working
  • Free parking (on and off-site)
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

Equality of Opportunity

Training 2000 are committed to equality, diversity and access for all.

Applicants who, because of a disability, would prefer recruitment information/application forms in a more accessible format should contact the HR team by e-mail: or by telephone: 01254 54659

Safeguarding Statement

Training 2000 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, learners, sub-contractors, employers and visitors to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to the receipt of enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) or a check via the Update Service as well as other recruitment checks.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, we conduct online / social media checks for all candidates shortlisted for interview in order to ascertain their suitability to work with children and young people.

We reserve the right to close this job vacancy early, should we find a suitable candidate prior to the closing date specified.