Freelance Functional Skills Tutor

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London, United Kingdom
Wednesday, 9 January 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 25 January 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: London Shepherds Bush
Closing date: 25/01/2019
Salary: Competitive
Employment type: Temporary
Department: University Education Services

The purpose of the role is to provide broad ranging progamme support for Functional Skills across two subject areas, Maths and Information Computer Technology (ICT). You will carry out group speaking and listening assessments, provide teaching and learning support via web conferencing software across the 2 subject areas and further programme support. 

Job Background

The job will sit within the English Language and Testing Service and work across BPP as part of the Education Services family. The Service has four main areas of responsibility: Pre-Sessional English provision, In-sessional English provision, Functional skills (English, Maths and ICT) support and English Language Testing.  The role will sit within Functional Skills programme.

Full Description

  • Act as an IQA to quality assure assessments
  • Deliver learning and assessment support for Maths and ICT via web conferencing software to groups of learners
  • Act as an assessor for speaking and listening assessments
  • Develop teaching and learning support materials
  • Act as a point of contact for programme queries
  • Provide support in the set up and delivery of examinations where appropriate
  • Provide timely communication and high quality support to all relevant stakeholders
  • To effectively collate, manage and provide regular reports on large quantities of student data
  • Use and interpret data to support learner feedback and engagement
  • Provide accurate record keeping in all areas of work
  • Supporting the process of enrolling learners onto appropriate programmes and assessments where necessary

Knowledge, experience and skills required


  • Educated to degree-level
  • Teaching experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to manage problems and find appropriate solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Excellent IT Skills experience working with Word, Databases, conference/web software, Virtual Learning Platforms, high degree of excel proficiency
  • Ability to take on and learn new IT systems
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to understand and adhere to policy and compliance standards
  • Adaptable working style
  • Enjoy a busy, varied and fast paced environment


  • Prior administrative experience
  • Experience of working alongside and communicating with varied and international stakeholders

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