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Employability Coach - South West

We are looking for an experienced adult educator based in the South West region to deliver an outstanding teaching and learning experience for learners in line with our traineeship programme learning aims.

Department
Traineeships
Location
South West
Responsible to
Head of Adult Education
Posted
Wednesday September 29, 2021
Key responsibilities
  • Produce, implement and maintain schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Update and design new course material to reflect funding and awarding body requirements
  • 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
  • Produce, implement and maintain schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Update and design new course material to reflect funding and awarding body requirements
  • 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.
Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications

  • Relevant teaching qualification
  • IAG Level 3 (desirable)
  • D32/33 or A1 assessor award
  • Vocational qualifications at the same level of those delivered
  • Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2
  • GCSEs English and Maths (C or above or key skills equivalent)

Experience

  • Competent in the use of technology with excellent IT skills
  • Satisfactory employment/disclosure checks, commensurate to job role
  • Evidence of effective planning, organisation and time management
  • 2 months recent teaching experience in employability or similar
  • Experience of teaching diverse groups in classrooms and online
  • Formal vocational or academic qualifications at the same level or above of those delivered
  • Experience of working in adult education and/or distance learning environments desirable
Skills and Behaviours
Skills
  • 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

Behaviours

Inclusion
Ensuring there is a collaborative and inclusive approach to working with all stakeholders (Internal/External)

Integrity
Consistently demonstrating the highest standards of professional conduct

Reliability
Evidence of effective planning, organisation and time management

Ambition
Willingness to aspire to reach full potential by continually improving skills and performance

Accountability
Taking ownership individually and collectively

Pride
A personal commitment to achieving the highest standards of excellence

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