We currently have 1 position available: 

Reachout’s purpose is to enable young people to realise their potential through the provision of developmental programmes and courses aimed at building skills for life, employability skills and creative confidence.

ReachOut’s Mission Statement:
‘Supporting young people and children, to help them grow in confidence, self-esteem and aspirations for a better future.’

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Deadline for ALL applications is ASAP.
All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check.




Position: Functional Skills Tutor / Exam Lead

Pay: £18.00 per hour (Salary £14,040.00 equivalent to £35,100.00 pro rata)

Hours: 15 hours per week

QualificationsTeaching Qualification PGCE

Responsible to: Project Coordinator

 Job Description:

To support the Project Co-ordinator in delivering an interesting programme of Functional Skills that is embedded into other areas of student work.  This will include embedding functional skills into our baking enterprise, household budgeting and independent living skills delivery, arts award in terms of planning and budgeting for trips and exhibitions.

To prepare young people for examinations in Functional Skills English and Maths.  This could be either emotionally, building their resilience to sit a formal exam, understanding the need for commitment, and delivering a scheme of work following the criteria needed for entry level exams up to and including level 2 qualifications.

To be responsible for all aspects of internal standardisation in both subjects.    In line with NCFE examining boards requirements cross check standardisation of work being carried out by tutors delivering Functional Skills, to ensure standards are being met and curriculum is being followed. 

To act as Examinations Coordinator, liaising with NCFE to ensure the smooth administration and implementation of all aspects of the examination process. Be responsible for booking exams in a timely way to meet exam windows.  Work with subject tutors to make sure portfolio work is prepared in time for moderation.  Follow up any ongoing issues regarding certificates and success of exams taken.

To plan and deliver a stimulating and relevant PSHE programme.  This will need to include Prevent and safeguarding delivery in line with Cornwall Adult Education contract requirements.  Current affairs, independent living, and preparation for the next step either to work, volunteering or back into mainstream education.


Person Specification:

  • The post holder will need to have an excellent connection with young people and be able to engage them in Functional skills in a creative manner.
  • The post holder will have to be able to’ Think on their feet,’ have a good sense of humour and have a flexible approach to working practices. 
  • Develop purposeful relationships with individuals and groups of young people.  Including leading a team of Learning Support Staff.
  • Be able to support young people with planning and developing their interests and respond to their needs.
  • Have the skills to support young people to achieve an accredited learning outcome appropriate to their interest and skills.
  • Be able to support groups and individuals to achieve greater levels of self- confidence and self-esteem through specifically designed projects in line with funding requirements.
  • Have a proven track record of being able to engage the disengaged, vulnerable, and highly anxious students in an alternative delivery model.  Be able to evidence how successful this was and what outcomes were achieved.
  • Be able to work in a small team, be flexible in their approach to alternative education and be passionate about supporting young people who have missed opportunities in the past.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the planning; delivery and evaluation of programmes, ensuring young people are supported to contribute their views.
  • Take a shared responsibility for the care of premises, resources, and equipment.
  • Implement ReachOut Creative Futures Equal Opportunities policies.
  • Implement ReachOut Creative Futures safeguarding children and child protection policies. 
  • Comply with Health and Safety Standards.
  • Undertake relevant training and development activities and respond positively to new and alternative systems.
  • To co-operate with ReachOut Creative Future in complying with risk assessments, relevant health and safety legislation, policies, and procedures in the performance of the duties of the post.


This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please read the letter below from Trish and download the application form below.  Completed forms should be returned to

Trish letter to applicant

Reachout application form FS