Functional Skills Invigilator / Tutor

Job Description

Babcock - Emergency Services and training

Functional Skills Invigilator / tutor

Regular travel across London and surrounding areas


12 months FTC

Babcock has been selected as the Metropolitan Police Service's (Met Police) learning partner, working with a consortium of four London-based universities - Anglia Ruskin University, Brunel University London, University of East London and University of West London - to support the UK's largest police service with the training of its new officer recruits from 2020.

The partnership with the Met Police will last until at least 2028, with a possibility to extend for a further two years, and is set at a maximum contract value of £309 million, dependent on the number of recruits trained under the programme.

Due to this exciting contract win, we are now looking to recruit a Functional Skills Invigilator / Tutor.

This will be rewarding position that will give you the opportunity to use your experience in order to guide and mentor learners on their journey to becoming fully fledged officers, you'll be supporting learners on a one-to-one and group basis, as and when required.

Day to day you'll be responsible for providing expert invigilation and documentation of exams, as well as occasional face to face intervention.

As well as working on some of the most high-profile projects in the UK we also offer a collaborative working environment where innovation is at the heart of what we do.

What do I need to be able to do the role?

You will need to hold a recognised teaching qualification at level 3 or above and hold level 2 Maths, English and IT as minimum.

We would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:

  • Although the role is primarily invigilation, we also require experience with FS teaching.
  • Be a confident speaker, with experience of group delivery.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and verbal/written communication skills.

What else do I need to know?

  • The role requires travel across London and surrounding areas for invigilation purposes. These can be group or individual, based upon requirements
  • Travel will also be required for face to face intervention and support across London
  • The role is a 12 month fixed term contract
  • All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage

About Babcock International

Babcock combines the best commercial practice with the values and principles of the public sector, working with schools and settings, emergency services, local authorities, colleges, government departments and agencies to improve the life chances of all children and young people.

From full turnkey projects, to the management and maintenance of specialist training facilities, Babcock is committed to developing and delivering training solutions which meet the specific and safety-centric needs of our Emergency Services customers. Our understanding of the Emergency Services operational environment, particularly around fire and rescue, means that we can deliver a suitably qualified, competent and safe workforce into your service.

Our long term strategic partnerships enable learners, customers and communities to fulfil their potential through world-class education.

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If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to two week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments.


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