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Education Support Assistant/Functional Skills Tutor

Sheffield Health & Social Care
Full Time
Closing Date: 14/12/18

Education Support Assistant/Functional Skills Tutor


Location: Based in Sheffield however would be required to travel between sites.

Hours:  Full time  40

Salary:  Competitive dependant on skills and experience.


Progressive Care Ltd is a privately owned company which is successfully leading the way in providing innovative care and support solutions.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, committed and enthusiastic education assistant/functional skills tutor to join our in-house education team.


The Role:

  • Plan and deliver individualised learning packages to children/young people and adults in their place of residence. (14 to adult )
  • The teaching will primarily be Maths and English from Entry One through to Level 2 but we are also able to offer the full suite of ‘Asdan’ short courses and support may be required on those.
  • Working across our services and travelling between provisions on a daily basis.
  • Teaching English to our residents from other countries. .

We Require:

  • Recognised teaching/training qualification ( Ideally Level 3 Education and Training or working towards that )
  • GCSE/Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 minimum.
  • Experience of working within social care or with Looked after children and young people
  • A motivated, pro-proactive team player with a positive attitude and the ability to work flexibly in a fast paced environment
  • The desire to see young people succeed and the tenacity and determination required to help them.
  • An Esol or Tefl qualification would be advantageous but not essential.
  • A willingness to learn and train in order to broaden and improve the service that we provide.
  • Full UK driving licence with business insurance cover.


We Offer:

  • Full-time contract
  • A supportive environment in a friendly and positive workplace
  • Access to company pension scheme
  • Comprehensive Induction
  • Access to ongoing and extensive training
  • Access to recognised qualifications
  • Opportunities and commitment to career progression.

Closing date:  14/12/2018


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