Skills Coach (Apprenticeships)

Recruiter
PEARSON EDUCATION LTD-1
Location
London
Salary
25000.00 GBP Annual + + excellent benefits
Posted
30 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Category
Education
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description

At Pearson, we're committed to a world that's always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it's one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology - and each other to surpass these boundaries - we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world's innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Please note we are hiring a number of Skills Coaches nationally and this role can be based anywhere in the UK.

Role Objective:

To deliver high quality training programmes and complete assessments, reviews and completions in a timely manner as set by management, achieving or exceeding the required quality standards. To support all elements of the learner journey, providing participants with constructive, professional and relevant feedback in order for them to gain the Diploma or full apprenticeship standard.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Arrange visits/contact with participants to induct, observe, and progress participants in the workplace
  • Within guidelines laid down by the awarding body and the client, assess the work of participants in / at the virtual classroom/workshop/workplace within set timeframes and to achieve targets set by management
  • Provide constructive, professional, and relevant feedback to participants in relation to their qualification
  • Observe participants in/at the workplace/ virtual workshop against criteria laid down by the awarding body and give feedback as appropriate
  • Ensure own assessments are accurate and achieve verification agree rates set by management
  • Carry out quarterly Reviews with participants and submit paperwork within agreed timescales
  • Ensure that own allocated participants are progressing in line with their target achievement dates and Liaise with the Programme Manager/s for the purpose of monitoring the progress of qualification/standards achievement
  • Promptly identify situations requiring periods of absence from the programme and complete/submit accurate paperwork as required
  • Ensure that learner records are accurately maintained, including records held within MIS systems and App 360
  • Complete visits to other sites and locations when required or as directed by management
  • Internally verify the work of other Skill Coaches where qualified and directed
  • Maintain positive relations with learners, business partners and all other stakeholders to ensure TQ retains and gains business
  • Help participants to develop positive attitudes towards learning and studying
  • Attend standardisation and team meetings as required
  • Assist in the assessment of other qualifications when required
  • Be flexible over hours of attendance/work, including evenings and weekends where required
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Knowledge of Apprenticeship frameworks and Standards
  • Knowledge/competence/experience of delivering Team Leading and Management Apprenticeships
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills and confidence in dealing with people of all levels
  • Ability to influence and motivate others
  • Able to use own initiative, work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Full, current driving licence and car owner, with a willingness to use for business as required (mileage allowance payable)
  • Assessor qualification

Desirable:

  • IQA qualification
  • Teaching qualification