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Functional Skills Cover Teacher

Undisclosed Company
Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
Up to £35050.00 per annum
Closing date
1 Aug 2024

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Job Type

Functional Skills Cover Teacher

Job Outline:
Manpower is currently recruiting for a Functional Skills Cover Teacher to join the team of one of our education, training centre clients based within Milton Keynes.
Lead and deliver Functional Skills accredited qualifications, teaching mixed ability groups within a classroom setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Educational Delivery: Plan, develop, and deliver Functional Skills English and Maths lessons according to the National Curriculum.
  • Assessment: Mark, assess, and track student progress, reporting data to the Head of Education.
  • Differentiation: Adapt teaching materials to meet the needs of SEN(D) learners.
  • Engagement: Promote positive engagement in Maths and its benefits for the working world.
  • Student Relationships: Develop and maintain professional relationships with young people aged 11-18.
  • Supportive Environment: Provide a safe and non-judgmental learning environment.
  • Stakeholder Liaison: Collaborate with key stakeholders for an integrated approach to education and care.
  • Material Development: Assist in creating quality educational materials.
  • Classroom Management: Ensure the security of equipment and the welfare of students.
  • Health & Safety: Promote a positive Health & Safety culture and report incidents promptly.
  • Safeguarding: Support commitment to the well-being of children and vulnerable adults.

Key Behaviours:

  • Agility: Adaptable and flexible in teaching methods.
  • Reliability: Dependable and consistent in fulfilling responsibilities.
  • Innovation: Creative in developing teaching strategies and materials.
  • Caring: Committed to the well-being and development of young people.
  • Safety: Prioritise and maintain a safe teaching environment.
  • Teamwork: Collaborate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Integrity: Uphold high ethical standards and professionalism.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education qualification, ideally in Maths or English.
  • Enthusiasm for education and student well-being.
  • Ability to innovate and demonstrate self-motivation.
  • Flexible and responsive attitude.


  • Extensive life experience, common sense, and a balanced approach.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Experience delivering a central curriculum.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Warm, friendly, compassionate, and patient demeanour.

Join us to make a difference in the lives of young learners by delivering high-quality Functional Skills education. Apply today to be a part of our clients dedicated team!

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