Functional Skills Tutor

Location: Brent

Salary: £34,932 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Client Services

Division: Skylight Brent

Hours per week: 35

About us
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

Crisis Brent is currently recruiting for a Functional Skills Tutor. This will be an exciting opportunity to deliver our functional skills programme and develop our learning offer, while working closely with Coaches to support our Members to sustainably end their homelessness. 

About the role
As a Functional Skills Tutor you will be passionate and understand the importance of learning in ending and preventing homelessness. You will work closely with tutors and volunteers to deliver our functional skills programme. The role is an exciting opportunity to develop the learning offer at Skylight Brent as the service moves to a new building.

About you
To be successful in this role you will have:
•    Experience of developing and delivering a functional skills programme
•    Understanding of homelessness and the barriers people face in accessing learning whilst homeless.
•    Hold or be working towards a practical teaching qualification
•    Excellent organisational and time management skills.
•    Experience of supporting volunteers

We want Crisis to be an inclusive employer which then reflects our members and the communities we work in. We want to offer opportunities to everyone regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness.

Working at Crisis
As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

•    Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy 
•    Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5% 
•    25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

When you join us you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation. 
We have 5 staff diversity networks which include Black, Asian and Ethnic people, LGBTQ+ people, those with Lived Experience of Homelessness, Women at Crisis and Disability Awareness. 

How to apply
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please visit our website to apply online. The job description is available on our website by clicking on the 'Vacancy Details' button.

Closing date: Tuesday 15th June 2021 (at 23:59)

We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email and one of our Recruitment team will contact you to discuss how we can help.

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