Functional Skills Officer Nationwide

Functional Skills Officer Nationwide image

Total Package: £20,000 to £25,000

Closing date: Thu 30th Jun 2022

Hours: 35.00

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Remote

Department: Functional Skills

Job Description

Job description

As a Functional Skills Officer you are responsible for delivering individualised functional skills learning to your own caseload of learners via various methods across Busy Bees Education & Training, to enable them to achieve their functional skills requirements within 6 months of start. You will have excellent knowledge of Functional Skills as a whole to enable yourself and Busy Bees education & Training to successfully hit the KPIs and ensure a positive learning journey for all our learners.

Key Tasks

  • Deliver and drive functional skill requirements across your allocated caseload meeting the KPIs of completion within 6 months of start
  • Support individualised functional skills delivery through teaching sessions, online delivery, support sessions and via 1:1 methods across Busy Bees Education & Training and your own caseload of learners
  • Develop resources and activities to support the delivery of learning and capture assessment
  • Plan and deliver online training sessions providing feedback on attendance
  • Evidence 4 weekly teaching, learning and assessment across own caseload within the Eportfolio
  • Engage with Functional Skills Manager and allocated ATL to identify challenges, areas of improvement, areas of good practice and status of learning
  • Attend allocated ATL team meetings for current information within region and business updates
  • Mark mock exams and provide constructive feedback to support the learner to work on and improve
  • Book exams for own caseload of learners in line with practices and processes within Busy Bees Education & Training
  • Meet requirements set out by Awarding Organisations
  • Be enthusiastic and proactive in developing own skills within the workplace
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development

Requirements for the Role

  • Level 3 Teaching qualification (or willing to work towards)
  • Level 2 / grade C / grade 4 qualification in Math, English & ICT
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have flexibility and be able to work to tight deadlines
  • Organised and able to manage multiple activities
  • Be willing to travel UK wide and attend regular meetings
  • Adapt practice to support individual needs of learners


  • Level 3 Teaching qualification (or willing to work towards)
  • Level 2 / grade C / grade 4 qualification in Math, English & ICT


  • Prior experience of teaching
  • Using IT systems


  • Basic understanding of apprenticeships and the requirements to achieve
  • NCFE and Skillsfirst Awarding Organisations functional skills qualifications

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal stakeholders, customers and suppliers
  • Organised
  • Excellent Diary and caseload management
  • Working independently and as part of a multi dynamic team

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