Functional Skills Programme Manager

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  • Functional Skills Programme Manager



    Job Type:



    £Competitive Salary


    08 September 2022

    Functional Skills Programme Manager

    Full Time

    Remote with travel to Wolverhampton and 25-30% in-person meetings with learners/clients (nationwide)

    Our client is a hidden gem of a company operating on a Global basis leading the way in in the design and delivery of world class organisational development programmes. Our client has developed into a comprehensive global learning and development partner, specialising in supporting organisations in their apprentice provision, partnering with clients in the execution of their organisation development plans, and a provider of government led community related programs.

    Their growth has been phenomenal and their track record in respect of client satisfaction exceptional, they are now scaling up their organisation to deliver on their exciting future ahead and are putting together the industry’s very best team to take them forward.

    Right now, our client is recruiting for a Functional Skills Programme Manager to join their already talented team.

    The Role

    Our client has an opportunity to join the team in a critical area as Functional Skills Programme Manager, supporting their growing apprenticeship provision. Passionate about the power of functional skills in transforming individuals to inspire their learners to want to engage with functional skills.

    As the Functional Skills Programme Manager, you will lead the planning, management and implementation of their strategy for Functional Skills.

    The successful candidate will be utilising the Skills Forward Functional Skills support package and will be working with up to 48 learners.

    They will also be expected to devise, deliver and evaluate taught sessions around key areas of Functional English and Functional Maths to support a range of apprenticeship standards, supporting learners to apply in their day-to-day functionality of both.


    Design and delivery of a comprehensive scheme of works and curriculum

    Designing and delivering these three new core programmes to a range of apprenticeship learners with a range of employers.

    Lead the design and development of innovative and contextualised functional skills resources.

    Designing and delivering support sessions to Learning Coaches so that they confidently support embedding functional skills and effectively contextualise the promotion of functional skills throughout the learner journey.

    Evaluating the quality of Functional Skills delivery and instigate support / interventions as appropriate.

    Line Managing additional Functional Skills Tutors

    Producing monthly reports on learner functional skills progress including achievements, forthcoming exam tests, learner attendance and engagement etc.

    Skills and Experience Required

    Experience of developing and writing a scheme of work

    A Minimum of 2 years teaching experience for Functional Maths/Functional English/GCSE Maths/GCSE English.

    Full Teaching Qualifications I.e. Cert Ed, C&G7407, L4 CET, L5 DET, PGCE

    A Minimum of GCSE A/B grade or level 4 in Maths and English

    In-depth experience of completion of Initial Assessments and progressing learners to successful completion of Functional skills

    Experience delivering Functional skills to learners where English is not their first language

    This is a fast-paced company with lots going on, presenting a challenging agenda for the future. It is also an incredibly rewarding company in which to work and this role presents an opportunity to make a difference to the organisation and move it forward significantly.