Learning Support Specialist (Functional Skills) - West Midlands


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£25,500 - £27,000 depending on experience
Closing date


Job Title: Learning Support Specialist (Functional Skills)

Location: West Midlands region (including, but not limited to Wolverhampton / Birmingham / Walsall)

Established over 20 years ago, Qube Learning is a national grade 2 Ofsted training provider specialising in Apprenticeships, Traineeships, E-Learning and Short Course qualifications. We deliver training and qualifications to a multitude of learners throughout a range of industries with hundreds of employers across the country. We work with a range of recognisable employers including JD Group, Sainsbury’s, NHS, Avery, Caring Homes, John Lewis Partnership, Matalan and many more.

Are you an experienced Functional Skills Trainer looking for a career change?

The Role:

  • To deliver Functional Skills Maths and English up to Level 2
  • Facilitate the development and delivery of learner Maths and English skills flexibly across learning programmes.
  • Supporting individuals including those with identified learning difficulties and disabilities to enable them to achieve their overall learning objectives.
  • Support and drive the company Learning Support strategy through the delivery of one to one and where required group learning.
  • Supporting the delivery of learning to enable timely learner achievement and progression.
  • Planning and managing your own diary, travelling out to employer sites to visit candidates (currently delivery is conducted remotely due to Covid-19 restrictions)
  • Devising Individual Learning Plans and identifying any additional learning needs
  • Meeting delivery targets, ensuring the student journey is timely and of the highest quality


  • Experienced Functional Skills Trainer (of Maths and English up to Level 2)
  • Award in Education & Training / PTLLs or equivalent (is desirable)
  • Hold Functional Skills Maths and English at Level 2 / GCSE Maths & English grade C or above
  • UK Driving Licence - business cover on insurance will be required

In return we will offer you:

  • Annual leave: 22 days holiday, increasing to 24 days after 1 year and 27 days after 2 years continuous service (plus bank holidays)
  • Birthday leave
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Mileage paid at 35p per mile from home
  • Perkbox - Employee Discount Scheme
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Company sick pay
  • BUPA employee assistance programme
  • Internet contribution
  • Eye tests
  • AA cover including home start
  • Long service awards
  • Employee referral bonus

Qube Learning is an equal opportunity employer. We make employment decisions based on qualifications and merit. We prohibit discrimination based on any unlawful consideration such as age, race, national origin, gender or other "protected characteristics”

Qube Learning places the highest priority on safeguarding all of our students and colleagues. Please be aware that we are a Safer Recruitment employer and as part of our process your application will be scrutinised. We will also conduct referencing prior to employment and an enhanced DBS check on commencement of employment, you will not be able to visit students unsupervised until you have clearance.

This vacancy may close early should the right person apply for the role.