V Selective are recruiting on behalf of a well established Training Provider organisation based in the Manchester area.

This company have an opportunity for a Functional Skills Manager to join them, and provide effective leadership and management of the Functional Skills team to continually enhance the quality of learning and achievement.  The Functional Skills Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing all Functional Skills operations to support sustained quality and growth of the provision.


  • Level 5 Teaching Qualification
  • Subject specific competency
  • Understanding of the OFSTED Education Inspection Framework (EIF)
  • Self-assessment and quality improvement implementation
  • Management of teams within the education sector
  • Face to face and virtual course management and/or delivery
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate at all levels
  • Good people management skills
  • Digitally literate to support virtual course delivery


  • Develop and lead on Functional Skills operations that cover all areas of curriculum delivery and operational management. This includes supporting with the planning of CPD, meeting structures, communications protocol, curriculum development and structure, delivery models and value-added opportunities to enhance the curriculum and learning experience.
  • Develop comprehensive schemes of work, providing a rich learning experience for learners.
  • Ensure all learners, including those with barriers to learning receive high quality learning.
  • Ensure team targets and KPIs are developed and managed effectively.
  • Ensure the Functional Skill delivery team provide high quality training to achieve success rates in line with business requirements.
  • Drive improvement of standards through pro-active quality improvement that is data driven; in line with the annual Self-Assessment Reports (SAR) and maintain the Quality Improvement Plans (QIP).
  • Ensure best practice is followed in line with the OFSTED Education Inspection Framework (EIF) and that all stakeholders are aware of developments in the EIF.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement teaching, learning and assessment observations and quality processes across the department.
  • Make effective use of data to monitor and evaluate the achievement and attainment of learners in the area.
  • Maintain a portfolio of exemplar work, moderated against grade descriptors


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