Assessor / Trainer - Early Years & Teaching Assistant


  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


Emtec at Ruddington

Ruddington Fields Business Park, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6JZ

Contract type: 1x Full Time/ Perm (37 hours per week) & 1 x Part time/Perm (22.5 hours per week)

Your future is here A place to thrive

Being part of Nottingham College means playing a vital part in helping thousands of people reach their potential. Together, we’re making a positive difference to our learners, to our communities and to each other. We’re building better futures, for others and for ourselves. Here, you’ll have the freedom to work in a way that suits you, the support to thrive and the opportunity to shape your career.

Who we need

You will possess sound knowledge of Early Years and Teaching Assistant standards for L2 & L3 awards. You will have worked within the industry in the last 5 years.

You will support the curriculum with ensuring apprentices have the knowledge, skills and behaviour to succeed whilst in college and in the workplace. As part of your learner journey responsibility, key duties will include:

1. To ensure apprentices cover the relevant knowledge, skills, and behaviours of their vocational area, to meet their end point assessment.

2. Be responsible for conducting reviews as appropriate, which could take place remotely or in the workplace, and could involve local or national travel depending on the area of work.

3. Take responsibility for a caseload of apprentices and their E-portfolios, ensuring timely completion within agreed and appropriate timescales.

4. Liaise with employers, employer mentors to tailor the apprentices learning based on their individual needs. Build professional working relationships with employers within the sector to encourage employer engagement.

5. Provide learners with a comprehensive, detailed assessment and progress review with supportive feedback in conjunction with the employer to ensure learning progression is identified and correctly recorded.

What you’ll bring

We are looking for a highly motivated professional with the relevant qualifications. This role involves working alongside a small and supportive team were ideas to develop the curriculum are encouraged. Essential skills and experience include:

  • Demonstrate exceptional organisational and planning skills with excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • Hold an assessor’s award A1 or equivalent, working towards, or be willing to complete
  • Understanding and experience of the delivery and assessment in the subject area
  • Experience of motivating and leading individuals to achieve results and performance targets
  • Able to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Have a respectful and inclusive attitude to students and colleagues.
  • Understanding of Microsoft teams, to support with reviews, delivery (as needed) and meeting using this, with the learner and their managers.
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence and be willing to travel to see learners in their workplace mostly across the Nottinghamshire area.

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Interviews are planned for: week commencing 10 June 2024

A place to belong

Join a diverse, vibrant community of over 1,300 staff and feel welcome from day one. Whether it’s enjoying a cuppa and a chat at our Wellness Cafes, collaborating with your colleagues or making the most of the facilities on our campuses, this is a place you can feel involved, connected and supported. With an attractive benefits package including 35 days annual leave, flexible working opportunities, access to a generous pension scheme and perks package, this is a place where you will feel valued and where you can grow and develop. It’s a place where you can share your ideas, work with people from all kinds of backgrounds and together, make a positive difference.

Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team that thrives on innovation, creativity, and outstanding outcomes. Our aim is for our workforce to mirror the rich diversity of the individuals and communities we serve, creating an environment where a range of experiences, skills, and viewpoints are valued. Within our inclusive workplace, everyone is given the opportunity to belong. As part of this we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

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For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.