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Employability Coach- Newport

A great opportunity!

Do you want to work for an organisation that’s purpose is improving people’s lives through education, an organisation that is recognised as a Best Company to work for as endorsed by our team members?

Aspiration Training are a specialist, award winning training provider for England and Wales and have been delivering training across a range of sectors for over 20 years. We are an Ofsted and Estyn rated “Good” provider also, rated “Excellent” on Trustpilot.

We value each and every team member, their commitment to us and our stakeholders, the success they bring and the positive culture they create. As an appreciation of that we have a great range of benefits available including flexi-working, very generous annual leave plus a holiday purchase scheme, green car scheme, birthday rewards ranging from £250 – £1,000 per year dependent on length of service and much, much more.

We also invest in the learning and development of all team members, from induction right the way through all elements of tailored career development.

Sound good….?

We are seeking an experienced Employability Coach to deliver an outstanding teaching and learning experience for learners in line with traineeship programme learning aims. Please do see below for further details.


Due to the nature of work and the stakeholders we work with, we follow strict safer recruitment practices to include references, DBS and behaviour interviews coupled with competency CV and qualification checks. Furthermore, all roles are subject to an enhanced DBS upon successful employment.

Jobs Growth Wales
Newport, Wales
Responsible to
Head of Jobs Growth Wales
Wednesday September 21, 2022
Key duties



  • Produce, implement and maintain schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Update and design new course material to reflect funding and awarding body requirements
  • Manage time effectively to complete own workload and achieve required KPIs




  • Support learners to achieve level 1 qualifications
  • Coach, guide and encourage learners to give them the necessary skills, motivation and knowledge to progress into work, job placements or further education
  • Deliver teaching and learning to required standard
  • Ensure learners are fully aware of the qualification requirements and evidence required to demonstrate competency
  • Provide IAG to learners
  • Work to the company values, creating a great place to work for all
  • Ensure own CPD and professional competency is maintained


Quality & Compliance:


  • Deliver high quality teaching, coaching, assessing through blended learning to verify skills, knowledge and competence of learners in line with company, OFSTED and awarding body standards
  • Effectively track and report on learner progress against lesson plans
  • Actively participate in team, company and standardisation meetings
  • Provide accurate information on learner attendance, reviews and progress on a daily basis
  • Ensure learners achieve their qualifications in accordance with agreed targets and timescales.
  • Ensure fair and transparent recruitment processes in line with company policies
  • Ensure CRM is being used effectively and accurately for tracking activity and reporting, maintaining accurate, up to date records of all assessment activities
  • Ensure Smart Assessor is being used in conjunction with associated KPI’s by all operational teams effectively and accurately
  • Conduct timely progress reviews with all learners in caseload in line with delivery model and stakeholder requirements
  • Manage and maintain quality and compliance report statistics to the targets set for acceptable levels
  • Access management reporting systems to self-serve on other relevant and compliance measures.
  • Provide regular and accurate forecasts on qualification outcomes and success rates in accordance with agreed targets and timescales.
  • Ensure learners who are at risk of or are falling behind with any aspect of their qualification are identified and take timely remedial action.
  • Support annual self-assessment activity for traineeship sector and ensure quality improvement actions are executed effectively
  • Keep up to date with and adhere to company, policies and procedures at all times
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding. Playing your part to protect colleagues and learners against all types of bullying, radicalisation or abuse
  • Take responsibility for the protection of data in line with policies and procedures




  • Establish professional relationships with learners and staff members
  • Promote a positive and professional image of the company and all of the services it delivers
  • Partake in industry events and competitions by completing applications and promoting learners/colleagues
Qualifications and Experience

• Motivating & engaging
• High energy and enthusiasm
• Pragmatic approach to problem solving

  • 12 months recent teaching experience in employability or similar
  • Experience of teaching groups (10-20) in classrooms and online
  • Vocational or academic qualifications at the same level or above of those delivered
Skills and Behaviours
  • Planning and organising
  • Coaching & mentoring
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Influencing
  • Sound attention to detail
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • IT skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Motivating & engaging
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Motivating & engaging
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving
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