Programme Coach - Education Apprenticeships

Parkhouse Bell
From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
13 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist Apprenticeship Organisation with specific involvement in leadership and educationExciting opportunity to support a caseload of Teaching Assistants, School Business Managers and Teachers to achieve their apprenticeship qualificationsCandidates with a minimum of 3 years’ working in Further Education/Work Based Learning assessing competence-based qualifications and a teaching background are encouraged to applyLocation: Stafford

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000

The Role:

Supporting Apprentices and other government funded learners to achieve their programmes of study in a timely manner, ensuring the quality of delivery and assessment is delivered in an efficient and is cost-effectiveCompliance with procedures and quality control measures, provision of structured advice and guidance to learners, workplace training and assessment against national standards.Delivery of Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT, as required.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Support the recruitment, training and assessment of learners on Apprenticeship, QCF Award, Certificate or Diploma courses and Key Skills/Functional Skill qualificationsWork within defined policy and procedures as a trainer/assessor with small groups or individual learners across a range of occupational areas and in varied employment settingsManage a caseload of learners ensuring timely achievementTo undertake initial, diagnostic, formative and summative assessment of learners using a range of tools and techniques as determined by the serviceCreate Learning and Assessment plans and assess learners work within an e-portfolio.Carry out regular progress review meetings with learners and employers, completing corresponding documentation as required and identifying any additional training and support needs that may arise.Maintain own and centre-based records, including evidence packs for each candidate, providing monthly progress reports to the Curriculum ManagerComply with quality standards including matrix, Ofsted Common Inspection Framework and Education and Skills Funding Agency funding and compliance rules.Attend and participate in monthly team meetings, standardisation meetings, apprentice forum meetings, and Awarding Organisation external quality assurance visits.Promote Learning and Skills courses and services, giving relevant information, advice and guidance (IAG) to customers, and report back on any leads or actions taken.Person Specification


Professional qualification to at least level 3: NVQ or QCF Diploma Level 3 or above in relevant occupational area

Occupational competence, experience of having worked within the related sector for at least 3 years.

Teaching qualification or willingness to work towards: PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS Education and Training Award Level 3 or 4, Cert.Ed.)

Assessor/Verifier Award or willingness to work towards:

D32/33, A1, TAQA Assessor


Maths and English L2 or willingness to work towards.


Minimum of 3 years’ experience within Further Education/Work Based Learning assessing competence-based qualifications.

Proven experience of training and assessing Level 3 or higher in the subject area

Experience of apprenticeship delivery pathways and building relationships with employers

Experience of meeting learners’ needs and impacting positively on the learner experience

Experience of e-portfolio assessment

Experience of delivering and assessing Basic/Functional Skills in a work-based learning context

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