Childcare Vocational Trainer – South West

Posted 3 months ago
Job title: Childcare Vocational Trainer
Department: Operational delivery
Responsible to: Team Leader


Purpose of the role:


The main purpose is to train, assess and verify learner knowledge and competence against criteria defined by the relevant awarding organisation.


Key responsibilities:


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


Key duties:


  • 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.
  • Undertake Internal Quality Assurer responsibilities as agreed with line manager (If qualified/required).
  • Work closely with the SEN team in order to provide support for learners with special educational needs.
  • Undertake projects, initiatives and any other duties as directed by your line manager
  • Participate in continuous professional development activities.
  • Ensure all learners are treated fairly and without prejudice.
  • Implement and maintain health and safety procedures/vetting and monitoring of the workplace.
  • Share best practice both internally and externally.
  • Actively promote Aspiration Training Ltd to all learners and employers.
  • Contribute to annual self-assessment and quality improvement plan.
  • Contribute to sustainability and becoming a global citizen.
  • Ensure that colleagues and learners are safeguarded against all types of bullying or abuse.
  • Adhere to ATLs equality and diversity policy in all aspects of work life.


Behavioural competencies:


Value Associated behaviour
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


Personal specification:


Criteria Requirement (essential/desirable)
Occupational competence Recent experience of working within the care sector, business admin, team leading, customer service, retail – essential
Skills IT skills – essential


Qualifications D32/33 or A1 award – essential or willing to work towards this award

Vocational qualifications at the same level of those delivered – essential

Other Successful applicants will need to have a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle


Development opportunities:


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





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