Trainer – Literacy and Numeracy

Boston, Lincolnshire
£18,752 - £22,251 per annum
11 Jan 2017
25 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Trainer – Literacy and Numeracy

Ref: 54036
£18,752 - £22,251 per annum

Nacro is a social justice charity. It helps vulnerable people to change their lives and to reach their full potential by addressing social exclusion, inequality of opportunity and deprivation. We design and deliver services that equip people with the skills, advice, attitude and support they need to move their lives on and to become part of their community. Our services cover education, housing, substance misuse treatment and the prevention of reoffending.

The Nacro Education project in Boston are looking for a qualified and competent literacy and numeracy trainer.

The purpose of the role is to oversee day to day delivery of the functional skills and GCSE qualification delivery alongside our current staff, as well as support the delivery to all students as a team, delivering PSD, employability, CV, Interview skills, job applications etc.

The post holder will be required to have significant knowledge of how to engage and develop students skills, through the delivery of entry level to level 2 qualifications and separately supporting the personal and social development which ensures personalised learning. 

To develop, review and update individually negotiated personalised learning plans with identified learning aims, which are understood by the student and appropriate to their aspirations and abilities, leading where appropriate to nationally recognised qualifications, and with clear progression pathways to post compulsory education, employment or training.

The below qualifications are desirable but not essential;

• A level 4 teaching qualification (Certificate in Education & Training (CET) or an equivalent qualification)
• A level 5 teaching qualification (Diploma in Education & Training (DET), Cert Ed, or an equivalent qualification)
• GCSE English, Maths and ICT (or equivalent qualifications at level 2 or above)

Salary is dependent on qualifications held and experience.

We are also recruiting an Adult Skills Trainer in Boston, which will include working with study programme students (16-18 year olds) for 1 day a week. If you are interested in this position please refer to the Nacro website.

DBS check is required for this role

Benefits offered

  • 28 days a year annual leave with the ability to accrue 1 day of additional holiday for every year of service up to 5 years plus bank holidays; pro rata for part-time employees
  • Pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Working 35 hours per week, plus paid lunch break (40 hours in total); pro rata for part-time employees
    As a committed Investor In People (IIP), continued professional development is central to our people and performance management activities. Our employees receive regular support with Personal Development Planning and have access to training and professional development opportunities

Our Vision, Mission & Values

Our vision is a society in which communities are crime free, and people feel safe and supported to reach their aspirations. Our mission is to positively change lives, strengthen communities, enhance social inclusion, reduce crime and prevent offending behaviour. Our values are to be courageous, inspiring, reliable and focused on outcomes. We adhere to them across our services, which include education, housing, substance misuse treatment, the prevention of reoffending, and in our work to influence policy.

To apply, please visit the website via the apply button.

Closing date: 25 January 2017

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