Functional Skills Tutor

Gloucestershire – Peripatetic

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Job Category
Gloucestershire – Peripatetic
£23,043.00 - £26,988.00 per annum
Closing date
Contract type
Fixed Term
Total hours per week

Functional Skills Tutor

About Shaw Trust  

At Shaw Trust we believe everyone has the right to live a decent and dignified life and an opportunity for rewarding work. We are a social purpose organisation challenging inequality and breaking down barriers to enable social mobility.

Having grown from humble beginnings in 1982 in the village of Shaw in Wiltshire, finding jobs for disabled people, today we are a complex and diverse charity committed to employment as the core pathway to a better life.  For us being part of the solution is about creating the conditions for this to happen, advocating and delivering services that make a real difference. Working in partnership not competition, we are part of an eco-system of purpose-led organisations, striving for a fairer, more equal society centered on opportunity for all.

Role Purpose

Gloucestershire Youth Support Team works with a variety of young people who, for multiple reasons have found it hard to engage in statutory and further education. This includes children in care and care leavers, young people working with the Youth Offending Service, home educated young people and school refusers. Some have very low self-esteem and confidence in their ability to learn; struggle to see a positive future for themselves and believe they cannot achieve in education.

Our Youth Support Team tutoring provision has often been the first education a young person has engaged with for a long time, and can be the springboard to success for many.  We are therefore looking for a dynamic, engaging and creative tutor who can help these young people 1-1 and in small groups to overcome their barriers to learning by focusing on functional skills development.


Please note; although ideally we would like this post to be full time, we will consider part time hours for the right candidate. We are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible given the length of the contract.


Download the Job Description for full details and Person Specification.

Shaw Trust is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, where every employee, regardless of their background or lived experience, feels that they belong and can progress in their career.  We are Disability Confident Leaders, support the guaranteed interview scheme and use of the government’s Access to Work scheme. Living our values we are keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community including from people with lived-experience and/or knowledge of disability or social exclusion. If you have accessibility requirements and would like information in a different format, email: to make alternative arrangements.

Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.