Job Title: Skill Trainer Assessor – IT
Salary: £26,363 – £29,625 (Pro Rata)
Hours: 22.5 hours, all year round
Based: Peterborough & Stamford College (Multisite)
QRS are currently recruiting for a part time Skills Trainer Assessor – IT to work 22.5 hour per week across the IEG group on the Apprenticeship team until July 2022.
To provide assessment, coaching and mentoring support to apprentices and work-based learners in the relevant apprenticeship framework or apprenticeship standard to achieve timely success. Working as part of the wider Academy team to provide a professional and quality service to apprentices, work-based learners and their employers in assessment of any relevant qualifications appropriate to the apprenticeship or work-based programme.
Facilitating regular performance development reviews with the apprentice and their employers providing the required coaching and support to ensure the apprentice achieves their full apprenticeship / work-based learning successfully.
Working flexibly to meet the assessment, skills and behavioural development needs of the apprentice / work-based learner both in College and at employer sites at varying times throughout the learning programme as required.
Preparing the apprentice and/or work-based learner for successful achievement in their required assessments.
Your main duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:
- To be responsible for an agreed case-load of apprentices/work based-learners and to develop, plan and deliver quality assessment to meet the requirements of the qualification or apprenticeship framework/standard.
- To confirm that the scope of the apprentice / work-based learner job role meets the range of the work-based qualification to support the successful achievement of the programme.
- To accurately undertake necessary documentation and processes as associated with apprenticeship/work-based learning programmes to ensure that the PRC provision remains compliant with funding agency rules.
- To assess apprentices/work-based learners in a timely manner using a wide range of methods that challenge and motivate learners to achieve, providing timely and constructive verbal and written feedback acknowledging strengths and giving a clear understanding on how to improve.
- To champion success by overseeing all contributors to the individual’s learning plan, gathering feedback on performance and using this to inform a detailed progress review with clear targets and actions to support learner achievement of their short and longer term goals.
- To take accountability for apprentices to achieve their learning and development objectives in a timely manner to contribute to increases in achievement and timeliness rates for the College’s provision.
- To regularly collaborate with relevant Colleagues, reporting progress to highlight potential risks of non-achievement and applying interventions as appropriate to mitigate risks.
- To plan and regularly monitor learning and development progress by working collaboratively with relevant parties involved in the apprenticeship/work-based learning programmes.
- To maintain accurate records (paper or electronic) of; assessment; employer and learner activity; and learner achievement, compliant with funding rules, awarding organisation and College guidelines.
- To visit apprentices and work-based learners at agreed regular intervals to ensure timely progression towards learning aims and agree and review appropriate actions related to development of knowledge, skills and behaviours.
- To participate in quality assurance procedures according to established guidelines ensuring compliance with awarding body/EPAO requirements and the College IQA processes.
- To participate in educating employers in changes or developments in the skills sector relevant to their industrial area.
- To represent the College professionally ensuring that manner, conduct and any work undertaken at employer sites maintains the College’s reputation and adheres to the local Health and Safety regulations.
- To participate in the activities related to employer and learner voice to actively inform development in the provision to enhance the employer and learner journey.
- To maintain appropriate standards of positive learner behaviour and challenge inappropriate behaviours both in College and in the workplace.
- To keep up-to-date with developments relevant to the area of apprenticeships/work-based learning and area of own vocational expertise, including general developmental and professional updates relating to the delivery of teaching, learning and assessment.
- To be prepared to assess under any discipline you are experienced and competent in.
- To offer pastoral support where relevant for apprentices/work-based learners and to mentor and support staff as required and appropriate.
- Deliver, promote and support good practice in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion, and compliance with the IEG policies and procedures.
- Commitment to safeguarding and taking a shared responsibility to promote the welfare and a safe environment for children, young people and vulnerable adults learning within the group.
- Promote and consistently exemplify behaviours in line with IEG Core Values
- Co-operate with, promote and maintain a safe and healthy working environment and responsibility for own health and safety.
If this role is of interest please email CV and Cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org