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Functional Skills Teacher

Job Description

Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Salary: £200 per day

Working Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate Functional Skills Teacher to join our team at a Youth Secure Provision based in Milton Keynes. This is an excellent opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of young individuals in a secure educational environment.


  • Deliver high-quality functional skills education to students within the youth secure provision.
  • Plan and prepare engaging lessons in accordance with the national curriculum and individual learning needs.
  • Create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes positive behavior and academic progress.
  • Assess and monitor student progress, providing regular feedback and tracking their achievements.
  • Collaborate with the wider education team to develop and implement individual education plans (IEPs) for students.
  • Work closely with colleagues to ensure a cohesive and comprehensive educational experience for all students.
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance, achievements, and any other relevant documentation.
  • Uphold and enforce the policies and procedures of the youth secure provision, ensuring a safe and secure environment for students and staff.


  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) or equivalent, with experience in teaching functional skills.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the national curriculum and functional skills requirements.
  • Ability to engage and motivate young individuals, fostering a positive learning environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Patience, resilience, and the ability to manage challenging behavior effectively.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.

This is a rewarding role that offers an opportunity to contribute to the educational development of young individuals within a secure provision setting. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people and have the necessary skills and qualifications, we would love to hear from you.

To apply for the position of Functional Skills Teacher, please submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you believe you are suitable for the role.