Apprenticeship Assessor Coach (LCC2997)
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Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC) and White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT). Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest improving and most innovative education groups in the country.
This role requires lone working.
WHAT WE DO
The School of Business requires an enthusiastic Assessor with a range of skills to support and deliver a range of apprenticeships including Business Administration, Customer Service and Team Leading. This advert is for an Apprenticeship Assessor in Business Administration. This role will include visiting apprentices in their work placement to assess competence against the national standards, building and developing relationships with employers and ensuring learners make progress and achieve their apprenticeships. You will be responsible for the delivery of a caseload of work, which will include assessment and training activities remotely, in college training sessions and the workplace. You will ensure that appropriate developments are undertaken to support delivery against quality assurance, self-assessment processes, caseload targets and objectives. You will be a qualified assessor with experience of assessing one or more of the range of business apprenticeships that we deliver. You will also have experience in training cohorts of apprentices. You will be joining a supportive team that is passionate about learning and development.
The role will be based at the Printworks Campus, which boosts a range of outstanding facilities including workshops, salons, kitchens & deli and other innovative teaching spaces. You should have good communication skills, be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and be fully committed to working with and supporting apprentices.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
- Classroom delivery of the knowledge criteria
- Assess the apprentice’s skills and behaviours
- Complete observations of the apprentice, in the workplace
- Assess the knowledge criteria of the apprenticeship and give robust feedback
- Complete training learning and assessment plans at every meeting
- Complete 8 weekly reviews with apprentice and their manager
- Support the apprentice to complete their apprenticeship in a timely manner
- Support apprentices with off the job training
- Support the End Point Assessment process
- Produce learning resources
- Use an online portfolio
- Experience of assessing Business Admin Level 3, Customer Service Level 2 and Team Leading Level 3
- A good communicator who can work as part of a team or autonomously
- Assessor's Award
- Maths and English at Level 2 or above
- A teaching qualification
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT LEEDS CITY COLLEGE
Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and is one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1,440 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.
BENEFITS & REWARDS
We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Leeds City College, including:
Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas
Excellent pension schemes with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers’ Pension
Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro
Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff
You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to this vacancy.
Luminate Education Group is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:
Proof of right to work in the UK
Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check
Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)
Two professional references
Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale
Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles
Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles
Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.
More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants
All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.
RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK
The UK Government introduced a new points based immigration system on 1 January 2021. You can read about the new immigration routes on the Gov.UK website here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-immigration-system-what-you-need-to-know#visa-application-process
Many of the new routes require sponsorship from an employer. Luminate Education Group is not a licenced sponsor. We are unable to employ anyone without current, and appropriate right to work in the UK.
If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen and you were resident in the UK on or before 31 December 2020, you have until 30 June 2021 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, you can continue to prove your right to work in the UK with your passport and identity card up until 30 June 2021.
There is no change to immigration and right to work for British and Irish Citizens.
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.
WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?
For more information about the role please contact:
Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.
We cannot accept CVs as part of the application process.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
INFORMATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES
Luminate Education Group vacancies generate a lot of interest and we receive many calls and emails from recruitment agencies. Although we do appreciate the interest you have shown in Luminate Education Group, our policy is to recruit candidates directly wherever possible. We therefore do not accept any cold calls, speculative emails or CVs from agencies. Speculative emails and CVs will be deleted unread.
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.