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Residential Childcare vocational coach

Our people are our most important resource, we value our people, their commitment and the positive culture they create.

If you are a qualified assessor with experience in Residential Childcare and are interested in joining our assessment team as a Vocational Coach we would like to hear from you!

 

Department
Operational delivery
Location
Herefordshire/Worcestershire
Responsible to
Sector manager
Posted
Thursday November 7, 2019
Key duties

Key responsibilities of a Residential Childcare Vocational Coach

  • Work effectively with colleagues to achieve the company mission, aspirations and values.
  • Support learners, on a one to one basis and within workshops (if required), to achieve qualifications detailed within their individual learning plan.
  • Carry out all organisational and administrative work, preparation and marking associated with teaching and assessment responsibilities.
  • Fully engage learners and employers in the learning process
  • Ensure teaching and assessment practices are good as defined by Ofsted
  • Maintain quality standards as defined by internal and external quality assurers
  • Maintain accurate, up to date records of all assessment activities
  • Support the recruitment and sign-up of new learners

Key duties of a Residential Childcare Vocational Coach

  • Assess learner capabilities and produce and maintain individual learning plans (ILP).
  • Produce, implement and maintain schemes of work and lesson plans where applicable.
  • Ensure workshops, if applicable, facilitate sufficient and demonstrable learning opportunities.
  • Effectively track and report on learner progress against plan.
  • Conduct regular progress reviews with every learner in line with delivery model requirements.
  • Encourage and motivate learners to achieve targets contained in the ILP.
  • Provide appropriate support to ensure learners achieve required knowledge and assessment standards.
  • Complete all components of the framework in line with the timescales detailed in delivery models. (This can, depending on programme, include the QCF, technical certificate, functional skills-maths/English/ICT, Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Induction)
  • Ensure learners are fully aware of the framework requirements and evidence required to demonstrate competency.
  • Achieve framework outcomes in accordance with agreed targets and timescales.
  • Provide relevant information, advice and guidance in order to support learner progression.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with learners and employers.
  • Maintain regular contact with the internal verification team.
  • Ensure data management department are provided with up to date information on all learners.
  • Attend standardisation and team meetings.
  • Ensure agreed revenue forecasts are fully met.
  • Maintain learner achievement levels as agreed with line manager.
  • Work closely with the SEN team in order to provide support for learners with special educational needs.
Knowledge and skills

Knowledge and Essential experience

  • Early years educator experience
  • Successful applicants will need to have a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle
  • Prior experience of apprenticeship or commercial delivery in residential childcare
  • IT skills

Skills

  • Organisational skills and a sound attention to detail
  • Competent in the use and purpose of technology with strong IT skills in Microsoft office, learner management systems and Virtual learning environments
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication
  • Excellent numeracy
  • Ability to manage targets and deadlines
  • Positive influencing

 

Qualifications and behaviours

Essential Qualifications

  • D32/33 & A1 or CAVA/TAQA Qualifications
  • Childcare Cache Level 3

Behaviours

  • Positive and engaging
  • Inclusive and supportive
  • Innovative and solution-orientated
  • Committed to high levels of customer service
  • Self-motivated and goal orientated
  • Enthusiastic and flexible team player with high expectations of self and others
  • Seeks ways of continuous improvement
Development opportunities

Higher level qualifications as agreed with line manager/specified on the qualification matrix

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