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Purpose of the position
To deliver high quality training programmes that develop Apprentices’ knowledge, skills and behaviours as required for their Apprenticeship. Complete individual Apprentice learning, 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 Apprentice journey, including preparation for Gateway for Standards Apprentices, providing Apprentices with constructive, professional and relevant feedback and support in order for them to gain the Apprenticeship Framework or Standard, as appropriate.
Core tasks and responsibilities
Support and deliver a high quality, robust, individualised Apprenticeship initial assessment identifying the starting point of the Apprentice’s journey in relation to the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for their Apprenticeship
Provide coaching and mentoring to Apprentices to support the development of knowledge, skills and behaviours required for their Apprenticeship
Provide constructive, professional and relevant feedback that supports Apprentices progress in relation to their Apprenticeship Framework or Standard
Utilise all available and appropriate technology in the delivery of learning programmes to support and develop Apprentices knowledge, skills and behaviours effectively and efficiently
Willingness to positively embrace new ways of working, technology and approaches to learners and think of creative solutions to engage learners when appropriate who are deployed away from their usual workplace
Arrange regular workplace visits/contact with Apprentices to induct, observe, support, develop and progress Apprentices
For all regulated qualification delivery, assess the work of Apprentices in/at the workplace/virtual classroom/workshop within set timeframes and guidelines laid down by the awarding body and the customer
Observe Apprentices in/at the workplace/ virtual workshop against criteria laid down by the awarding body/Apprenticeship Standard and give feedback and support as appropriate
Ensure all assessments and presented evidence for both regulated qualifications and Apprenticeship Standards are valid, authentic, relevant, current and sufficient and achieve agreed internal quality assurance rates set by management
Carry out thorough individual Progress Reviews with Apprentices and submit paperwork within agreed timescales as laid out by the customer
Ensure that own allocated Apprentices are developing and 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 and the development of the Apprentice
Promptly identify situations requiring periods of Apprentice absence from their programme and complete/submit accurate paperwork as required
Ensure that Apprentice records are accurately maintained, including records held within MIS, e-portfolio and online learning systems
Complete Apprentice visits, either virtual or to other sites and locations, when required or as directed by management
Internally quality assure the work of other Apprenticeship Coaches where qualified and directed
Work Proactively with the Apprentices, Military or civilian line management and colleagues to actively encourage positive relations and actions in the best interests of the learner
Maintain positive relations with Apprentices, customers, business partners and all other stakeholders to ensure Pearson TQ retains and gains business
Aid Apprentices to develop positive attitudes towards learning, studying and achieving their Apprenticeship
Attend standardisation and team meetings as required
Identify, complete and record appropriate annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities that maintain your ability to support the delivery of allocated Apprenticeship programmes
Assist in the assessment of other qualifications or development of other Apprentices when required
Be flexible over hours of attendance/work, including evenings and weekends when required
Be prepared to work on other apprenticeship delivery programmes for PTQ appropriate to qualifications
To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time
Our Successful Applicant
Someone who has experience in delivery of Large Good Vehicle Apprenticeship Standard/Driver Apprenticeship Framework and Supply Chain Operative Apprenticeship Standard/Warehousing Apprenticeship Framework.
Training / Competencies
Holds relevant training/ teaching/Assessor qualifications
Excellent communication skills
Proven coaching and mentoring skills, or a willingness to develop these skills
Outstanding interpersonnel and presentational skills
Good IT skills
Ability to work under own supervision
Qualified trainer and assessor or have at least 3 years’ experience within Apprenticeship training and delivery
Can demonstrate effective Apprentice programme management
Can demonstrate use of technology to support effective and efficient delivery
Work in a target driven environment
Proven track record in achieving targets
Demonstrate through previous OTLA and standardisation observations is consistently operating as an outstanding or minimum good trainer/assessor
Good written skills that captures detailed feedback and target setting of objectives
Proven coaching and mentoring skills
Experience of Ofsted inspections
Understands ESFA funding requirements
Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com. Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.
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