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Pearson Apprenticeship Coach in Cottesmore, United Kingdom

Apprenticeship Coach

Description

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

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.

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Qualifications

Professional profile

Training / Competencies

  • Hold relevant training/ teaching/Assessor qualification

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven coaching and mentoring skills, or a willingness to develop these skills

  • Outstanding inter-personnel and presentational skills

  • Good IT skills

  • Ability to work under own supervision

Experience

Essential

  • Qualified trainer and assessor or have at least 5 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

Desirable

  • Proven coaching and mentoring skills

  • Experience of Ofsted inspections

  • Understands ESFA funding requirements

Primary Location: GB-GB-Cottesmore

Work Locations: GB-Cottesmore-Kendrew Barracks Kendrew Barracks Cottesmore LE15 7BL

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 30, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2007388

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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