Employment and Apprenticeship Adviser

Education Development Trust
£25,000 - £29,999
16 Oct 2019
19 Oct 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a passion for education? Do you enjoy working with a range of stakeholders? Do you have experience of presenting to large groups? This exciting opportunity might be for you!

The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools (ASK) programme is a government funded programme aiming to support the government target of having 3 million people in apprenticeships by 2020. The programme was set up by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to help students, teachers and parents learn more about apprenticeships. Education Development Trust will be delivering the ASK programme in schools and colleges within London for the next three years. We are now looking for enthusiastic, engaging and passionate individuals to join the ASK team and help support with the ambitious targets of this contract.

As an Apprenticeship Adviser you will be delivering the ASK programme in a number of schools and colleges within London. As part of this, you will be expected to deliver engaging presentations, workshops and activities to students, parents and teachers. You will also be building partnerships with local stakeholder in order to promote the ASK programme.

Key requirements:
  • Experience of planning and delivering engaging and interactive activities to both large and small groups
  • Be motivated and have previous experience of meeting or exceeding set targets
  • Be comfortable with working as part of a small team as well as working remotely for prolonged periods
  • Attend events as required and plan and deliver activities which involve teacher CPD and delivery to parents
  • Take a proactive and highly visible approach to developing working relationships with schools and other stakeholders
  • Manage information by maintaining paper and electronic records to the required standards
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of working in a target-driven environment
  • Have good communication and organisational skills, as well as the ability to respond to demanding pressures and meet deadlines

In return we offer a competitive salary of £25,306, a generous holiday allowance (30 days & bank holidays), a 6% matched pension scheme and a range of other voluntary benefits.

In addition, we offer excellent training & development opportunities as well as family friendly policies to support flexible working and a range of health and discount benefits.

Interviews to take place w/c 21st October

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.